Saatchi & Saatchi Design obviously couldn’t resist a dig at that much maligned creature, the trainspotter, after creating the visual identity for the Midland Mainline railway. For publicity purposes, those cads have sent out notebooks with trainspotterish scrawlings and a collection of souvenirs, including a timetable. We think the exercise exploits a sad and misunderstood section of society for the sake of cheap humour. Genuine trainspotters wishing to make offers for this rare and strictly limited edition collector’s item are welcome to call the DW office, and we will exploit them for hard cash.
We recently wrote about a long-lost Albanian alphabet, discovered by a university student from Kosovo. Now, typographers and graphic designers tell us about their favourite scripts, from Arabic ones
Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill has created the Saatchi Suite where visitors can experience and purchase the art and design which has been curated within the space.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.