Leafing through old cookery books can throw up a tasty mix of nostalgia and incredulity at the dishes we used to appreciate. Recipes and food photography of yesteryear can look amusingly dated.
As a great admirer of Adrian Shaughnessy – his fantastic book Graphic Design: A User’s Manual is currently sitting on my desk in front of me – I am surprised by his reaction at the collective criticism, including my own, of Philippe Starck’s recent TV show.
I’d like to add my thoughts to the debate currently raging on the increasingly thorny topics of public-sector procurement and free-pitching (Letters and News, DW 29 October and 5 November).
Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has designed a bridge, Cirkelbroen, for Danish capital Copenhagen. The bridge is due to be completed in 2012.
Work by Momoko Tamura will feature in the University of the Arts London’s Future Map 09 show, which runs at Hoxton Square Projects from 25 November to 23 December.
Greg Quinton’s suggestion about a follow-up to A Smile in the Mind (Letters, DW 22 October) made me think of another influential book.
There’s no excuse for drab office environments any more, argues Anna Richardson. Indeed, imaginative interiors which offer a bit of privacy as well as great teamworking space are essential for bringing out that creative spark in staff
We can learn a lot by opening our doors to autistic people, says Mike Dempsey, and our move may help integrate a potentially isolated group
Graphic artists, with their visual flair, should have a head start when it comes to thriving the film industry, you might think. But think again, says Mike Dempsey, as he casts his eye over the history of designers turned film-makers
What attracted you to working in the digital sector, and what route did you take into it?
Inspiration for me comes from personal relationships – I enjoy exploring ideas with creative people who have enthusiasm, understand and appreciate the complexity of the context, and have fun doing it. People are my inspiration – and no one more so than Christopher Bailey. He has been called England’s Tom Ford, and at 38 he […]