Skulls, Mohawks and piercings – alongside an irreverent finger aimed at authority – are some of the images associated with the Punk movement.
What can we do to learn from our mistakes and move on? asks David Kester, urging the creative industry to set the pace for change
Simplicity and minimalism are back. Is this a reaction against the fad for kitsch and neo-Baroque, a considered response to recession-era cuts or just the return of good, well-executed design? Dominic Lutyens reports
Luxury does not have to be about precious metals or gemstones. To convey a message of exclusivity, the most humble of materials, paper, can have a striking effect, and exploring its potential is key to a range of projects. Design Week looks at some recent high-end work
When you’ve spent more than a decade as top creative at one of the most high-profile newspapers in the world, maybe it’s time to reinvent yourself. Jim Davies talks to The Guardian’s former head of design about rediscovering life as a freelance
Charles Saatchi has donated his art collection to the nation. What would you like to see donated to the nation?
We have a group of bright young things at Landor Associates called Digital Innovation Group (aka Dig), who have created a space in our building called ’the engine room’.
In your magazine last week you asked what is the most interesting environment you have ever worked in (Voxpop, DW 8 July)?
I completely agree with Lynda Relph-Knight’s editor’s blog (www.designweek.co.uk, 9 July).
I’m a huge fan of The Guardian’s infographics (Facts in focus, DW 8 July), and have kept a number of the paper’s recent Factfile series.
It’s not often you come across something in your creative work that really cuts to the bone.
http///vimeo.com/12733075 For all you typography fanatics out there – including our very own art director Sam Freeman – watch this video of Luca Barcellona’s rather incredible freehand Fraktur writing. The writing display is for the Legacy of Letters Italian tour, organised by Paul Shaw. www.fontshop.com/education This may look like another site that sells fonts (which […]