Gavin Thomson Design has created a seating product called Benchmarque, which has been pioneered using a new laser-cutting process that enables one-off designs to be cut into metal. GTD founder Gavin Thomson says he not only hopes to exploit the various opportunities in corporate branding afforded by the product, but also to roll it out with councils and local authorities. ‘We are in conversation with the Mayor’s Office in Venice right now – the concept is gathering interest from all areas,’ he says.
The Guardian Media Group’s Sunday paper, The Observer, has launched a biannual, print design magazine, which looks to bridge the gap between consumer and specialist publications.
Online art shop RoomFifty has worked with studio Intoart, commissioning four disabled creatives to design prints that are being sold for £20 each.
Protests against climate change and ecological destruction are currently taking place across the world – we speak to graphic designer, Clive Russell, about how the eco group has used creativity
Samsung says its Space Monitor has been designed to address the customer desire for more deskspace by offering an elegant solution, which allows the product to blend into its environment.