The Government is always banging on about kids not getting the hang of the three ‘R’s – reading, riting and rabies (or somefink like that). But when adults can’t spell, it’s time for a call to ‘arms’ – that’s ‘a right massive spellcheck’ to you and me. This comes as we receive news of a digital media design company’s ‘expediential growth’, that is ‘growth through convenient and practical although possibly improper or immoral means’, according to the New Oxford Dictionary of English. Now we don’t know what the consultancy has been up to, but we suspect they mean exponential growth, that is, rapid growth in proportion to the growing size. And the name of the group? Smoothe. Or is that another typo?
In-house design experts say designers need to be braver when releasing products into the world, but maintain that ROI dialogue should not stifle creativity.
The moustachioed mascot for Pringles UK has been given his first makeover in 20 years in a redesign from Jones Knowles Ritchie.
The 59th edition of the design and advertising body’s annual has an editorial slant, and has been designed by Studio Dumbar.
From the magic world of mushrooms, to design heavyweights and more, these are the design books we think you should read this autumn and winter.