If the annual catch of calendars is a business barometer of sorts, 1995 looks like being a tough year for design. Bar some notable exceptions, the quality and, indeed, quantity of calendars are well down. Two of the better ones are pictured here. Winston’s sleight of hand is from Sheffield group Scope. And the message in a bottle is an inspired award-winning idea from Kent Institute of Art & Design student Jorunn-Karin Kvalik, designed to come from Friends of the Earth to remind designers to be materials-conscious. Meanwhile, we await Trickett & Webb’s late-as-usual effort – a sort of tardy annual.
Hippy clichés are out as designers push category defining identities which celebrate taste and flavour.
For years those living with dyslexia have faced the stigma attached to their condition, but research from Cambridge University suggests the learning disorder can make creative-led professions like design more
The database aims to be the world’s biggest resource of climate crisis posters.
Much of the work at this year’s event is underpinned by sustainability, with designs from the likes of Mexico, the UAE and Scandinavia all being featured for their eco-friendly credentials.