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London recalling

’Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery,’ so the saying goes, but how do you pay tribute to one of the most iconic album covers of the 1970s? To honour the late illustrator, cartoonist and designer Ray Lowry, 30 artists have produced new artworks interpreting his cover for The Clash’s London Calling. Lowry created a […]

Cow & Gate packaging

Smooth shapers

As computer-aided design technology becomes ever more powerful and efficient, threatening the very existence of traditional model-making crafts, Design Week explores how different model-making techniques can be combined to shape a product prototype

The Alfred chair

On a roll

There’s much more to Swiss design than mere minimalism, as Anna Richardson discovers – the next generation of designers, many making their mark over here, are experimenting with looser, more varied and more collaborative approaches

Joseph Kohlmaier and Stefan Kraus

Profile: Polimekanos

Using graphics as a way to work in many different fields, this quirkily named studio is building its eclectic portfolio through an integrated approach and long-standing relationships with clients. Anna Richardson talks to its founders

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If you really believe in your brand, put your name on it

Good to see that those made-up characters in advertising campaigns do actually exist… and good to see that Harriet Devoy [creative director, marketing communications EMEIA for Apple] gets a quick response from her team. Or was I just watching that iPhone 4 video [pictured] far too closely? Oliver Salway, Softroom, by e-mail

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