Has the silly season come early this year? Yes, indeed, judging by a spate of obscure e-mails received from someone called Madge.The woman in question is the animated operator of an esoteric tool called the imaginator, on Imagination’s relaunched website, www.imagination.co.uk. Madge helps you compose and send loved ones messages, which manage to combine random verbids with erudite tripe. Sample musings include: ‘The dogs eat new ideas’, and ‘Everybody make great dreams’. Someone has let their Imagination run away with them.
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.