15 October 2009


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?

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

Simon Lake

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

A Rebours

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

A woodcut portrait of Mexican revolutionary hero Emiliano Zapata, c1953

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

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