15 October 2009

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Voxpop

Design pieces are going under the hammer in this month’s Phillips de Pury London Design Sale. Which piece of art or design would you most like to own,and why?

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Circle completes project to brand a new Kuwaiti petrol and retail offer

Circle has completed a project to brand a new Kuwaiti petrol and retail offer, Oula – meaning ‘the first’ – having been appointed in 2005. The brand was forged as a private enterprise after the state-owned petrol company KNPC was dissolved. Circle was briefed to create a ‘modern international brand’ which would reflect a combined […]

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Buddy designs a new toilet tissue range for Andrex

Buddy has designed a new toilet tissue range for Andrex. The wrap for the Winter Collection range features a row of sleeping ‘Andrex Puppies’ and is mostly transparent. Each pack will contain a selection of four seasonally themed designs. The range, which launches this month in Waitrose, targets consumers who consider toilet tissue as a […]

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Ultimate grooming

A model’s plangent eyes look out from layers of paint, applied in trowel thickness; another casts her eyes down, her face embellished in swirling patterns. Part of the portfolio of Alex Box, trained artist-turned-make-up star, the images deconstruct conventional notions of beauty in fashion. In a new exhibition at Rankin’s gallery space, Annroy, Box’s creations […]

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The quiet revolution

Corporate design is no longer the poor relation of the creative world. People are starting to explore its possibilities like never before, says Simon Lake

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Gathering pace

As new digital technologies allow an ever-greater amount of real materials to be used, rapid manufacturing is no longer a pipe dream. Anna Richardson visits The Bartlett’s new DM centre to explore what is already possible

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Paper rebels

Graphics and politics are inextricably linked, and this relationship continues in the social ferment of modern-day Mexico. Maeve Hosea explores two shows looking at how print has reflected and fuelled revolutionary fervour in this country

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