Field of flags

As (we hope) the heatwave continues and you find yourself lolling about in the sunshine, why not try something different this weekend and take a leaf out of artist Jon

James Lethbridge

Glass encounters

Everyday encounters with glass – a no-nonsense tumbler, a minimalist vase or a throwaway bauble, say – are unlikely to prepare visitors for the range of work on display at

The Alpa 12 TC

A return to form

Camera design has for decades been dictated by the bag-friendly dimensions of the compact or the pseudo-professional look of the SLR, and digital has only served to reinforce these stereotypes.

Penguin Books

Just for you

Print-on-demand is a synthesis of old and new media, offering brands the last word in individualisation and start-ups the ultimate in low-cost opportunities. Anna Richardson talks to designers working in


The YMCA in the US has dropped the final three letters of its name to become ’The Y’. If you could brand anything with just one letter, what would it

Best of the Web that can record speech – yes really – but not quite yet. Design Week has stumbled across this interesting article from Cliff Kuang, the editor of Co Design, that

Out of touch

Successful corporate image management means delivering on a credible strategy via actions as well as communications, says David Bernstein. How come BP has failed so miserably?

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