The shortlist for the Jerwood Applied Arts Prize 2007 has been announced, with six designer-makers – Sue Cross, Nora Fok, Yoko Izawa, Grainne Morton, Adam Paxon and Mah Rana – selected from a total of 87 entries. The winner of the £30 000 award, which this year turns to jewellery, will be announced in June 2007 and will be followed by an exhibition of shortlisted work at the Jerwood Space in London.
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.