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.
The 12th edition of the annual design festival takes place this coming March, and will see the likes of Gail Bichler and Chris Ware speak.
Consultancy Interabang has designed the set of stamps, which feature 10 of the most famous toys created in Britain from the last 100 years, including Space Hopper and Spirograph.
The branding features a strong, typographic logo based on the designer’s initials, and a “clashing” colour palette of beige and pink.
Last week, we wrote about a new retrospective on graphic designer Nigel Waymouth, whose psychedelic work graced the album covers of Pink Floyd and Jimi Hendrix during the 1960s. Now,