The hazards of naming a new product are well documented. If a quick search doesn’t reveal a given name to have been used a hundred times before, then it’s almost bound to mean something unfortunate somewhere in the world. CLK.MPL has set up a shrine to such naming booboos, including a Scandinavian chocolate product called Plop and a French high-fibre cereal called Crapsy fruit. A recent addition to the cabinet, however, is proving to be the most popular – a tin of tuna chunks from South America, called Grated Fanny.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.
The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.