Congratulations to Leicester-based design consultancy Ratcliffe Fowler Design. The group is celebrating its tenth anniversary with hoards of gifts for its most loved patrons. It’s hard to say whether it was the miniature iced cake that won the battle for our hearts and minds, or its deftly drawn cartoon picture book for kids of all ages, which relives the crazy events that have shaped this merry band. It’s so nice when ‘visual’ types actually write something funny and then bother to run the spellchecker.
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”.
The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.