On yer bike

If you want to make the most of the sunshine but also see the highlights of Clerkenwell Design Week, which runs from 25-27 May, then follow The London Festival of Architecture director Peter Murray. And it may well succeed. Not only are the bikes slick-looking, they weigh just 10kg and boast super-skinny 650mm wheels. Tours […]

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A winning pair

Following on from our round up of comments on the launch of the Olympic mascots last week. Pearce Marchbank of Studio Twenty has put his thoughts on paper. He writes: ‘A lot of people in the design world, myself included, were very rude about the 2012 London Olympics logo and it’s nasty sister typeface – […]


The art of ‘swapsies’

As grown men regress into excited little school boys screaming ‘got’ and ‘need’ up and down the office it can only mean one thing – the start of World Cup fever. Filling their sticker books with the finest football players can be a painstaking task if you have too many duplicates. So this is where […]

Screenprints by artist Michael Craig-Martin will be on show in the Hayward's touring exhibition Alphabet, which opens at London's Arts Depot on 28 May.

News in Pictures

Screenprints by artist Michael Craig-Martin will be on show in the Hayward’s touring exhibition Alphabet, which opens at London’s Arts Depot on 28 May. A selection of built and unbuilt projects by Pierre d’Avoine Architects and Houlton Architects will be on show at the Land Architecture People exhibition at the Ambika P3, London, from 25 […]

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Mixed messages

Dutch consultancy Studio Dumbar has created the branding for the 2010 European Design Festival, which takes place in Rotterdam from 27-30 May.

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All taped up

Research Studios has created the identity and poster for the Royal Academy of Arts’ annual summer exhibition, which begins in June.

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