Elina Brotherus was born in Finland in 1972. She creates both portraits and self-portraits, sometimes incorporating people emotionally close to her, to convey a state of mind and sentiment. They can be extremely personal, but she also uses landscape, not just for its own qualities, but also to convey the idea of human projection. For instance, her photographic series Horizons analogises the boundary between people by depicting the point at which land meets sky.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.
Returning to East London’s Old Truman Brewery, this year’s D&AD Festival boasts a line-up of speakers that includes graphic designer Craig Oldham and Pentagram’s Naresh Ramchandani. Here, we pick out
The annual Lexus Design Award, part of Milan Design Week, sees four finalists create concepts that aim to tackle world issues such as pollution, waste and recycling. We look at