A new book-length report entitled Music Industry and the Internet – Usage, Retail and Digital Distribution Projections, should interest anyone involved in new media design and development for the music industry. This comprehensive study from the US includes company profiles and strategies of labels, retailers, media companies and technology enablers, Web strategies, the development of digital distribution, cross-promotional opportunities and intellectual property issues. You can get more detailed information from publisher Jupiter Communications’ website at www.jup.com.
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
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