‘I always seem to be finding 20 000 stuffed away somewhere,’ says Maurice Acton (right), chairman of the recently formed MTA Group. Clients will be pleased to hear that he is not talking about 50 notes, but about wasted Air Miles. Acton is a seasoned traveller, as most of the group’s work tends to be overseas – resulting in an enormous collection of the tokens, many of which he never gets around to redeeming.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.
As World Mental Health Day takes place this week, we speak to designers, freelance creatives and illustrators about their experiences of mental illness or issues, and ask
News organisation the Guardian has relaunched its weekly paper, transforming it into a magazine in a bid to engage readers all over the world and highlight its “in-depth journalism”.