Set in India, Rohinton Mistry’s novel is the story of three villagers attempting to construct new lives in the city, haunted by the places they left behind. The cover is clean and simple, summing up the natural, mystical and spiritual feel of the novel. In using black and white and clay-brown Pentagram has created an “ethnic” look. An image of a small child at the top of a pole balanced on someone’s thumb is indeed “a fine balance”. Published by Faber and Faber, priced 15.99.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.
The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.