25 March 2004

Call for entries

In May and June the University College of Northampton will be hosting an international exhibition of mail art postcards entitled Is Mail Art Dead? and is calling for submissions before

Value judgement

How can packaging add value to its contents while complying with accessibility and recycling criteria? Clare Dowdy asks the experts

Mixed messages

Oliver Bennett looks at the nominees for this year’s Beck’s Futures award, an exhibition that seems to be singlehandedly maintaining the ICA’s provocative reputation

Summers joins Design Partners

Design Partners, the overseas trade promotion body, has appointed former Design Council chief executive Andrew Summers as chairman. Design Partners is jointly hosted by the Department of Culture, Media and

Design of London’s Academy Schwarzkopf

The Association of Ideas has completed the design of London’s Academy Schwarzkopf, which opened yesterday in London’s Seymour Place. The hairdressing school occupies two floors of a 500m2 former retail

Vox pop

The opening of the Beck’s Futures exhibition at the ICA in London this week seems to highlight the ever-increasing crossover between works of art and design. How do you see

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