23 February-1 March 2015

The unrockable school chair

The Max II chair design is in response to research that apparently shows that more than 7,000 school children are admitted to hospital each year from chair-related accidents.

Creative Translation White Paper: How to translate your brand to grow business overseas

Creative Translation managing director Luke Innes says that in order for brands to successfully adapt their global message overseas, they need to review their brand identity first and tailor it for each new market. In this White Paper, Innes explains how designers and marketers can successfully adapt their brands to appeal to audiences around the […]

Stefanie Posavec on data visualisation – from new book Communication Design

Stefanie Posavec is a US-born designer who moved to London after completing her MA at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. After a period working as a cover designer for Penguin Books, she now works freelance on information design, data visualisation, book cover design, and book design. Projects include the MyFry app, OK GO album artwork, Left vs. Right poster (with David McCandless), and a recent Facebook residency as a data artist.

Posavec’s personal work explores data illustration and has been featured in numerous design books and exhibited internationally at sites including the Museum of Modern Art
 in New York and the Victoria & Albert in London. She regularly speaks about information design at conferences.

This interview with Posavec is taken from the book Communication Design: Insights from the Creative Industries, by Derek Yates and Jessie Price, which is published by Fairchild Books priced at £26.99 and is available here.

Could this be London’s next bridge?

Potential designs for a central London pedestrian bridge across the Thames have been revealed, created by more than 80 design teams across the world. The designs are in response to a competition to create a new bridge to connect Battersea Power Station and the Nine Elms district on the south bank of the Thames with […]

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