Old ladies and Japanese tourists are no longer the only target market for Waterford Wedgwood, judging by its latest literature. A new magazine, Waterford Wedgwood Review, has been designed by New Leaf Associates. The front cover features the model Nadja in bed. Head tilted to one side and in full pout, she firmly grips a Rhosenthal teapot. The inside cover shows the lovely Claudia, also apparently in her birthday suit, in the same bed, and proffering a cup for a fill up. Who’d have thought bone china could be so sapphic?
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.
The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.