13 September 2007

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Process to product

The crafting of creative ideas, rather than things, is the subject of an exhibition at the London Design Festival. Kate Kilalea describes an innovative approach to an often overlooked part

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All change

Likened to 3D printing, rapid manufacturing and rapid prototyping technologies are changing the way designers make things. It’s a paradigm shift that will alter almost everything we know about the

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Shocking truths

When CDT Design put its services at the disposal of a charity dealing with victims of torture and trafficking, it found that simplicity and directness was the best way to


Loewy plans more takeovers with extra £4m

Loewy has secured £4m of additional venture capital to fund further acquisitions. The funding announcement comes just days after Loewy’s acquisition of product design consultancy Seymour Powell (DW 13 September).


Leading lights

The Anglepoise lamp, like Hoover, has entered the common lexicon as a descriptor. It’s a word that immediately evokes a mental image – with its angular frame and cranium-like shade

The one-stop creative shop

If your group boasts a variety of disciplines there needs to be synergy between them to give clients an integrated solution, says Sara Wilkins

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Scenic artist Hilary Vernon-Smith has just won a Young Vic Award for her work at the National Theatre. Nick Smurthwaite asks her about painting stage-wide canvases and encouraging a younger

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