Design Week is sponsoring next month’s Apple Expo 95 MacUniversity and a seminar program. People such as typographer Dave Farey, Agfa’s Liz Harding, Macromedia’s Sue Thexton and Xchange’s Simon Mercer will be speaking – as will a bunch of experts in such apps as Photoshop, Director and so on. Booking fees for seminars are a fiver a time, 8 for two and 11 for three. Workshops are 35 plus VAT. Places do genuinely get booked up so use the conference hotline on 0171-208 5008 or fax to 0171-388 2578 for programmes. For free tickets to the show call 0181-984 7711. The Website for full details of exhibitors is http://www.apple-expo.com/apple. We’ll be publishing a computer supplement with more details on 3 November.
A podcast series on designing for impact and a networking event for designers are among this month’s highlights.
Nesta U-Shisha has been positioned as a safer alternative to traditional pipes, potentially cutting down cancer risks and carbon emissions.
The capital’s most prominent design festival celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
This year’s competition invited designers in training to revamp the cover of three well-known books across adult fiction, adult non-fiction and children’s literature.