A consortium including Leicester design group Jones Garrard Transport and led by GEC Alsthomhas won the contract to supply high speed tilting trains for the West Coast Main Line franchise, operated by Virgin Trains. The high-tech trains feature interiors and exteriors by Jones Garrard. A promotional video by the consultancy was used extensively by BBC1’s Panorama programme on Monday to show that the brave new world of trains which privatised operators promised has not, so far, been delivered.
The Guardian Media Group’s Sunday paper, The Observer, has launched a biannual, print design magazine, which looks to bridge the gap between consumer and specialist publications.
Online art shop RoomFifty has worked with studio Intoart, commissioning four disabled creatives to design prints that are being sold for £20 each.
Protests against climate change and ecological destruction are currently taking place across the world – we speak to graphic designer, Clive Russell, about how the eco group has used creativity
Samsung says its Space Monitor has been designed to address the customer desire for more deskspace by offering an elegant solution, which allows the product to blend into its environment.