Everybody has the odd skeleton in their closet, so Adam Rawls of Rawls & Company should not feel unduly embarrassed at revelations of his past cruelty to animals. Especially as it was in his youth, in the days when children had to make their own entertainment. “I grew up next to the sea,” confesses Rawls. “I used to spend all my time trying to race crabs I’d caught across the road, to see if they could get across before they were run over.” The consultancy is based in a studio overlooking the Thames at Barnes. Somebody warn the wildlife.
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.