The Crafts Council has shortlisted five sets of designers for its £15 000 Jerwood Applied Arts Prize, which will be awarded on 13 September. The winning entry will be selected from: Tom Dixon; Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby; El Ultimo Grito; Jim Partridge; and Shin and Tomoko Azumi.
An upcoming exhibition at the University of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries will highlight the origins of English graphic design as spearheaded by scribes, engravers and painters during this period.
Last week, we spoke to the author of a new book documenting the rise and fall of 1980s culture mag The Face, famously designed by Neville Brody. Now, designers
7-Inches for Planned Parenthood has released a compilation vinyl boxset featuring original work from the likes of designer Shepard Fairey and musician Björk to raise money for the charity.
Integrated packaging design specialist Equator Design shares advice on what it takes to stand out as a successful design consultancy in a competitive landscape and get known for it.