Phaidon Press is launching a three-volume set of books, Design Classics, presenting 999 industrially manufactured products ranging from cars to furniture. The anthology, which charts the processes of design and manufacturing, includes over 4000 images of patents, prototypes, ads, drawings and archival photographs, dating from the late 1600s to the present day. The book collection comes with a carrying case designed by Konstantin Grcic. It is published on 24 April and retails at £100.
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.