It doesn’t pay to be a clever dick. Responding to urgings in no less a tool than this very organ, New Creation’s Robin Davis decided his design group should be a little more expansive. The consultancy set up its own fantasy football website and, without any promotion, has had 14 000 users and 50 000 hits a day. Only trouble is, the increased traffic is costing New Creation two full-time staff and an extra £2800 a month in increased bandwidth. So before Davis starts charging, or finds a buyer, if you want to add to his bill, click on to the website at www.idreamfootball.com.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.