The quest by design industry bodies to improve their communications and broaden their appeal doesn’t appear to have reached grass roots level at the Chartered Society of Designers. A request for details of the regional chairs of the society was met the reply: “We can’t tell you unless you are a member.” Apparently, there’s a secret handshake, too.
As part of our series looking at up-and-coming creatives, we speak with freelance illustrator Kristyna Baczynski about how her Ukrainian heritage inspired her to make a graphic novel, why she
This year, the showcase of up-and-coming designers’ work challenges everything from ‘manspreading’ and loneliness in older people, to sustainability and smart phone addiction.
Norway’s capital has been rebranded by design consultancy Creuna, which aims to strengthen links between the municipality and its citizens.
Illustrators and designers including Quentin Blake, Frith Kerr and Antony Gormley have interpreted the number 30 for the museum’s birthday.