‘The new look is much more upmarket. Previously, a Cost pad was seen as a bit of an embarrassment. You’d never walk into an important meeting with one,’ design director at Michael Stewart Design Andrew Sheerin said of Advantia’s packaging revamp (DW 5 June). So why the promotional picture of a leggy blonde holding up the image on a board? Classy.
The Wild lets users design spaces and share their vision “in real time”, which the company claims can help bridge the gap between ideas and reality
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.