18 October 2007

Growing pains

India’s enviable economic growth is fostering a burgeoning design scene, but can the country’s infrastructure develop quickly enough to support it and will this new industry manage to retain links

Stock options

Paper production is becoming ever more commodified, but there is still a vast choice of stock available to designers, and more should be specifying papers to suit each brief, says

A call to arms

Internet blogs and hacking may now rival posters as means for popular protest, but designers are still using their graphic arsenals to expose injustice in the political and commercial world,

The Building Centre bags a fresh new face

The Building Centre, a built environment services centre in London, is relaunching with a fresh look this week, designed by ex-Pentagram partner Fernando Gutiérrez. The ‘independent forum and service provider’,

Sainsbury’s cleans up with Parker Williams

Sainsbury’s will this week launch a new environmental range of household cleaning products called Cleanhome, with branding and packaging by Parker Williams. The seven-product range has been developed to be

Planet Earth revisited

The song A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall was written by Bob Dylan during the Cuban Missile Crisis, as the world faced the threat of nuclear fallout. How universal its lyrics


The iconic figure of Ivan Chermayeff is still going strong well into his 70s, and has won every accolade worth having. Mike Dempsey reflects on the work of this veteran,

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