What are you expected to think when an unbranded box arrives through the post containing an empty milk bottle, a rag and a box of matches? Underground terrorists inciting violence with a bomb kit? No, something much more scary – a mail shot from a design consultancy. On trying to guess which group could be so provocative, we naturally came up with names like Bang Creative and Fuel. But Drawing Board in Manchester has owned up, claiming the mailer was part of its rebranding exercise as Race. All very inflammatory, particularly for the Metropolitan Police, who received a few calls from law-abiding recipients. They would have been even more worried if they had known the terrifying truth.
Learn about London’s street signs, visit an exhibition about brilliant craftswomen and find out whether you’ve won a coveted Design Week award.
The 36-year-old cultural event has a new, reversible campaign identity for this year, which features comic strips that tell different tales depending on which way they are read.
The new events space by Mary Duggan Architects can be adapted with translucent curtains that sweep across the room to mark out different areas.
A London-based group of artists, designers and architects hosts workshops in King’s Cross every month that look to engage the young, local community, teach them new skills and help them