News in Pictures

1 Free Tibet campaigner and founder of Barnbrook Design Jonathan Barnbrook has created a 90-second animated film supporting Tibetan independence. Not Made in China can be viewed from tomorrow on

2 This is the latest graphic novel to be illustrated by Adrian Tomine. Sleepwalk is published by Faber and Faber on 21 August.

3 The Alloy has designed the new BT Home Hub.

4 Furniture brand Fritz Hansen is set to introduce a new Piero Lissoni-designed suite – Alphabet – inspired by Lego bricks. Its makers claim that it allows customers to ‘design their own sofa’.

5 Wishful Thinking is a contemporary art and design exhibition exploring the common ground between the two disciplines, running at Somerset House, London WC2 from 17 September to 7 December. It will feature commissions from designer Martino Gamper, creative design company Bless, and design consultancy Graphic Thought Facility.

6 Signs & Symbols: An Illustrated Guide to their Origins and Meanings, is an illustrated book published by Dorling Kindersley, featuring the graphics of Debajyoti Dutta.

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