Popular music and visual imagery go hand in hand. Whether mainstream or counter-culture, artists have celebrated their wares via album covers, posters and flyers throughout history. According to The Art
As carmakers are beginning to rebrand themselves as ’mobility providers’, Guy Bird considers the implications for design
What’s Everton FC got to do with a Thai beer, and Arsenal with a Middle Eastern airline? Helen Hartley takes issue with the haphazard nature of many football sponsorship deals
Many brands are looking for innovative ways of making their packaging stand out, drawing on emerging technologies and sustainable methods to engage with their audience. Maeve Hosea considers a range
With her strong background in history and personalisation technologies, this versatile Italian was destined for a career in museum interpretation, but has just moved across to a consultancy management role.
Heinz is unveiling a new 1kg plastic container for its baked beans. What is your favourite packaging design, and why?
In reply to your Voxpop in last week’s issue, asking for alternative names for the new Barclays Cycle Hire scheme in London, here’s my proposition. Seeing as we own most
In your Voxpop you recently asked, ’What alternative name would you have given to the London bicycle hire scheme, which is currently called Barclays Cycle Hire?’ (DW 5 August). I
Divide and conquer has been a successful tactic for overcoming adversaries for centuries, and it is one that Virgin Altantic Airways must be wary of, as its brands appear to
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www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8sR-9vMrgELast week we brought you Michael Johnson’s thoughts on Virgin Atlantic Airways’ new aircraft livery, designed by his consultancy Johnson Banks and unveiled last month. This week we bring you
Artists should be wary of trying to create functional objects, while designers do best when they bear fitness for purpose in mind and stay clear of design art, argues Hugh