Shepard Fairey

Art rebels

Skulls, Mohawks and piercings – alongside an irreverent finger aimed at authority – are some of the images associated with the Punk movement.

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Clean lines

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

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The right stuff

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

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Profile: Mark Porter

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

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Voxpop

Charles Saatchi has donated his art collection to the nation. What would you like to see donated to the nation?

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Best of the Web

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 […]

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