16 August 2007

Nicholas Hlobo

Design Indaba

There are several anomalies about the annual Design Indaba conference in Cape Town.

Beck's fusions

Space exploitation

Staging an exhibition in an unorthodox space can offer more creative freedom to designers than a permanent venue, but it is rarely a simple undertaking. Fiona Sibley looks at two

cigarette cards

Consult the cards

Who says that advertising can’t be educational? A series of cigarette cards from the 1930s proved remarkably prescient, providing a glimpse of things to come. Liz Farrelly enjoys a book

self help

If the jacket fits

It’s hard not to judge books by their covers, and this year’s Booker longlist provides the perfect opportunity to see how well they can reflect content. Jim Stoddart dons wig

Office chairs graphics

Smart Office chairs earn festival showcase

Eight chairs designed ‘for working in’ by MA furniture design students at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College will go on display at the London Design Festival in September, as part of

London Transport Museum

London Transport Museum

Reviving a century’s worth of classic posters, the London Transport Museum is launching an on-line catalogue on 1 September, featuring work by artists like Abram Games and Man Ray, as

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