25 January 2007

Kafka, Amerika

Franz Kafka

Penguin is giving Franz Kafka a striking new look as part of a revamp of its Modern Classics series. Cover photographs by Jacob Sutton and art direction by ad agency

Mr Bingo - Prog rock

News in Pictures

Illustrator and animator Mr Bingo has designed two T-shirts – Prog Rock and Tie – for on-line T-shirt retailer moreTvicar.

Rudge reveals plans for Tent London

Tent London will be the brand name for the new design exhibition from 100% Design founder Ian Rudge and 100% East founder Jimmy MacDonald.Under the Tent London name, they will

Bookstores 1

Beautiful browsing

As the on-line book market goes from strength to strength, could appealing interior design be enough to change the fortunes of conventional bookstores? Clare Dowdy explores how bookshops are fighting

Painters, Warrington

Human industry

In Joseph L Mankiewicz’s dazzling 1955 musical Guys and Dolls, one of the strongest scenes is set in a sewer system bursting with polished steel and technicolour backdrops: bold, brash

Twig bench


Russell Pinch has gone from furniture designer to brand consultant andback again, with a stint for Terence Conran en route. Clare Dowdy traces his varied career path and talks to



Global sports brand Head has unveiled a new corporate identity that includes a redesign of its iconic arc logo. Zurich consultancy Department beat international design groups from London, Chicago and


Blue Marlin wins Irn-Bru pitch

Scottish soft drinks group AG Barr has appointed design consultancy Blue Marlin Brand Design to redesign the packaging for the entire product range of its iconic Irn-Bru brand. The consultancy

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