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.
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.