18 December 2008

News in Pictures

Architect Will Alsop has unveiled his designs for a newsagent, a florist and a juice bar for Allied London Properties’ Spinningfields development in Manchester.


Cigarette displays are to be banned in 2011. What branding strategy can you take with an invisible product? If I remember correctly, the Invisible Man went around doing things normally

News in Pictures

An exhibition of contemporary Indian art will be held at Wolverhampton Initial Access next summer.

Early eco

Looking back at the austerity campaigns of World War II, you realise how little things change – recycling was called something different back then, but war-time make-do and mend was

What’s next for Alberto Alessi?

A new DVD of designer interviews and possible publication of previously unseen work are just two of the things that keep Alberto Alessi fizzing. John Stones asks what next for

Design Week’s review of 2008

With headlines playing up the downturn, it would be easy to forget the bright spots of the past 12 months and ignore any signs of recovery. At the end of

The high street’s Christmas bags

Given their advertising potential and our seasonal tendency to spend, it’s little wonder that retailers opt for specially designed Christmas bags. Anna Richardson finds a variety of styles on the

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