Those chaps at Heard Design need cheering up. The team has got together to show off its graphic design skills in response to the brief: ‘If you each had 48 hours to design a beermat that makes you happy, what would you do?’ One member clearly enjoys getting naked and making shaving foam beards, and babies obviously swing it for another. But we’re worried about DÃ¶rte, whose idea of happiness is the back of an old man’s head in front a green door. Why?
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.
As World Mental Health Day takes place this week, we speak to designers, freelance creatives and illustrators about their experiences of mental illness or issues, and ask
News organisation the Guardian has relaunched its weekly paper, transforming it into a magazine in a bid to engage readers all over the world and highlight its “in-depth journalism”.