20 November 2008

Consultancies vie for Sainsbury’s roster

Packaging design and branding consultancies are this week in the process of presenting to Sainsbury’s ahead of final appointments to the supermarket giant’s design roster, Design Week can reveal.Sainsbury’s confirms

News in Pictures

It Was So Quiet I Could Hear a Pin Drop, a new children’s book about the sounds we hear around the house, has been designed and written by Fivebargate creative

Punch through the crunch

High street retailers are in the credit crunch front line, but it’s not all doom and gloom, says Julie Oxberry. Adding value to the shopping experience will keep tills ringing

Art metro

Harry Beck it ain’t, but maps created over the years of the Paris Metro system have a beauty and interest all their own. Here is a selection from a book


London lights the way with its cutting-edge creative sector, but it is so easily snuffed out in times of recession. Boris Johnson should use us, not lose us. He should


US President-elect Barack Obama owes much of his success to his command of the Internet as a fundraising and organising tool. Both Obama and Republican rival John McCain relied on

Rediscovering time

The economic downturn is really an opportunity, argues Jim Davies – it could free us from some of our burdens and give us a chance to take stock

News in Pictures

Finnish illustrator Kustaa Saksi will present his new book of retrospective work, and show a new series of war-hero characters and large-scale, never-before-seen prints as part of The Heroes exhibition

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