Recognise this man? An extra from a Sergio Leone ‘Spaghetti Western’ perhaps? Almost. He is Design Council chairman and Royal College of Art rector Sir Christopher Frayling, author of Leone’s epic biography, who created his own style for a trail-blazing trek across Arizona having been introduced to a ‘cowboy club’ by Rodney Fitch. Ever the renegade, Sir Chris opted for an Australian rabbit-skin hat instead of the usual straw stetson. And the horse? He is Champion. Of course.
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.