The chap in the dog collar is called Gary. He’s a designer friend of graphics muso Vaughan Oliver. Oliver wanted Gary to pose for the poster for his current exhibition, but failed to inform him that Minty is Geordie-speak for ‘smelly and dirty’. The exhibition features work by design group v23 and Oliver’s work for the Cocteau Twins, the Pixies and Raygun magazine covers. It runs until 29 March at the University of Northumbria gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne.
New research suggests that while businesses value the importance of design, they are less willing to involve creatives at board level. Looking at the benefits of creative decision-making, Mat
The Leeds-based restaurant has been given a new visual identity by Dutchscot, which plays on the theme of “togetherness” by combining traditional motifs from Yorkshire and Japan.
This week is national Refugee Week, a seven-day series of art, film, music and theatre events celebrating the contributions of refugees to the UK. We mark the
The publisher’s annual awards saw 2,100 design students submit book cover interpretations for Animal Farm, A Brief History of Time and Noughts & Crosses — a judging panel has whittled