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.
In-house design experts say designers need to be braver when releasing products into the world, but maintain that ROI dialogue should not stifle creativity.
The moustachioed mascot for Pringles UK has been given his first makeover in 20 years in a redesign from Jones Knowles Ritchie.
The 59th edition of the design and advertising body’s annual has an editorial slant, and has been designed by Studio Dumbar.
From the magic world of mushrooms, to design heavyweights and more, these are the design books we think you should read this autumn and winter.