This poster, designed by lecturer Eric Kindel, promotes an exhbition at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design on the London Underground map. The show explores `the gallant but doomed attempt by HC Beck to retain control over the design evolution of his own invention’, says Kindel, a research fellow at the college. The exhibition, Harry’s Last Stand, is on until 31 March before touring ten design colleges. Compiled by Ken Garland, it coincides with the publication of Garland’s book, Mr Beck’s Underground Map.
As we approach the most wonderful time of the year, we ask creative directors what gift someone should buy a designer for Christmas.
The digital design consultancy has appointed a new head, who will oversee its six global offices and lead on growing the business in size and helping it make more money.
Send us photos of your offices decorated for Christmas, and we’ll be publishing a selection of the best ones next week.
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