Wallpaper founder Tyler Brûlé’s latest publishing project, Monocle, launches tomorrow, targeting a well-educated, well-heeled audience interested in global affairs, business, culture and design. The front cover of the first print issue – designed by Monocle creative director Richard Spencer Powell – features a photograph of a Japanese pilot in the cockpit, placed on a black background with a white typeface. A Web-based broadcast platform at www.monocle.com will carry bulletins, mini-documentaries and talk pieces.
This year’s exhibition features a wheelchair that can climb stairs, a language-translating earpiece and a brand identity for Wales.
A new fundraising book features contributions from Manchester creatives including Peter Saville and Malcolm Garrett, which have been inspired by Tony Walsh’s poem This is the Place.
As Design Manchester celebrates its fifth birthday, we pick out our top exhibitions to catch at the festival, including a tribute to the book covers of Mancunian literary legend Anthony
Atlas has created the branding for the new fashion label, which will also be contributed to by other industrial and product designers.