Dr Alberto Alessi-Anghini is to be presented with the Chartered Society of Designers Minerva Medal in recognition of lifetime achievement in design. The CSD credits his family furniture company, Fratelli Alessi Omegna, as having an enlightened approach to design management.
The design studio has renamed the funeral comparison service Beyond, giving it a new identity centred around a three-dimensional, cartoon man, which looks to counter the “sunsets, flowers and doves”
A new, independent magazine celebrating classic graphic symbols has launched, based on a popular Instagram account created by a London-based designer.
The charity has published its second Design Economy report, which looks at the value of the industry and who makes it up. While design contributes £85bn to the economy, there
D&AD’s annual student and graduate awards sees 194 recipients of its coveted pencil prizes this year, with a campaign for the housing crisis taking the top spot.