Designers have been on their bikes again, this time raising money for Mencap. Katie Phillipson of Habitat, freelance Louise Yates and Thomas Hewitt of Liverpool multimedia company Amaze put in 500km along the Nile last month. While the scenery comprised mostly sand, the trio have picked up a few design ideas from their travels. Hewitt for one says he has ‘a head full of hieroglyphics’.
As we approach the most wonderful time of the year, we ask creative directors what gift someone should buy a designer for Christmas.
The digital design consultancy has appointed a new head, who will oversee its six global offices and lead on growing the business in size and helping it make more money.
Send us photos of your offices decorated for Christmas, and we’ll be publishing a selection of the best ones next week.
A report on the potential impact of plain food and drink packaging, Pantone’s purple hued colour of the year and Mini’s new, monochrome logo – the news from the last