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.
The Guardian Media Group’s Sunday paper, The Observer, has launched a biannual, print design magazine, which looks to bridge the gap between consumer and specialist publications.
Online art shop RoomFifty has worked with studio Intoart, commissioning four disabled creatives to design prints that are being sold for £20 each.
Protests against climate change and ecological destruction are currently taking place across the world – we speak to graphic designer, Clive Russell, about how the eco group has used creativity
Samsung says its Space Monitor has been designed to address the customer desire for more deskspace by offering an elegant solution, which allows the product to blend into its environment.