Royal Mail is attempting to make postage stamps more fun with the launch of a series entitled Great British Weather. The first class stamp is the first to use heat-sensitive ink. It features a cloud that changes from the ‘dark and gloomy’ to a ‘cheerful sky blue’ when it is rubbed. Cats and dogs are depicted in the second class stamp. The stamps have been designed by Howard Brown and Tony Meeuwissen and will be launched on 13 March.
The Guardian Media Group’s Sunday paper, The Observer, has launched a biannual, print design magazine, which looks to bridge the gap between consumer and specialist publications.
Online art shop RoomFifty has worked with studio Intoart, commissioning four disabled creatives to design prints that are being sold for £20 each.
Protests against climate change and ecological destruction are currently taking place across the world – we speak to graphic designer, Clive Russell, about how the eco group has used creativity
Samsung says its Space Monitor has been designed to address the customer desire for more deskspace by offering an elegant solution, which allows the product to blend into its environment.