The Alternative Investment Market is well on target with 117 companies trading on the markets. It was set up in June 1995 as an alternative to the Stock Exchange for small and medium-sized companies wanting to deal and raise new capital. A sluggish start was attributed to fears that too few companies would join, and also that institutional investors would find the stocks too risky and stay away. These have proved unfounded, although relatively few design groups have taken advantage of the new market.
The Pentagram partner and product designer talks about and his first children’s book, the power of chess and how he designs in the present.
The book has been designed by Manchester-based creative consultancy Music and brings together knowledge to show “there is no standard brain”.
Voice-assistants are becoming a part of our everyday lives, but they don’t understand everyone’s voices equally. We explore how the industry is addressing that inequality.
It’s one of the biggest fashion trends of the last 30 years, but despite sharper styling and direction than ever, brand leaders tell Design Week the key to authentic streetwear