Cutting edge or not, the latest appendage from the aptly named Bobbett Design consultancy resonates with emasculatory intent. Attempting to be different in its promotional approach, it would seem Bobbett by name, Bobbitt by nature. Small, round and sealed in an inflatable bag, the only way to deal with the brochure is to cut it off and throw it out of the window. According to Kerry Richards at Bobbett, ‘People aren’t exactly sure what to do with it.’ And her suggestion to ‘play with it, fiddle with it and roll it around your desk’ brings tears to the eyes.
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.