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.
Print your own tote bag, delve into film graphics and learn about the future of plastics at this year’s East London design festival, taking place 22-24 May.
To mark the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s blockbuster science fiction film, Glazier Design has created a set of eight stamps that contain secret messages for fans.
Young designers should be taught to think critically rather than waste time learning how to time-manage and compile spreadsheets, says Miranda Bolter, design director at Superunion.