It’s not big and it’s not clever, but Johnson Banks has done it anyway – poured scorn, that is, on the overtried and ultratested tricks of the trade. Its sardonic, nihilistic, some would say ‘mocking’ promo sale catalogue lampoons design ideas ‘we’ve done over the years that we still think are good’. If you don’t get why the screwed up poster in the bin is ironic, or worse, if you think these concepts are rip-offable then it’s time to either hang up your mouse or set up a design group with a boy’s name.
Design studio The Team has given the charity a new identity centred around the equals symbol, in a bid to highlight its aim to make the UK a better place
The festival, which will run in October and is focusing on the work of pioneering female authors, is now in its 12th year and has been given a new look
As the V&A becomes the hub for the London Design Festival for the 10th time, we take a closer look at the installations, displays and talks happening throughout the week
Offthetopofmyhead’s founder and creative director John Spencer, says jargon and bullshit are getting in the way of people understanding and valuing design.