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The Royal Society of Arts set itself a daunting task of explaining design to people who haven’t designed before. Joining forces with Back-up Trust, the Design & Rehabilitation project tests the argument that design could help everyone be more resourceful and self-reliant – here is a film of what happened over the three days.
We love a good infographic and often comment on David McCandless’ Information is Beautiful blog. So it was great to see our sister magazine Creative Review’s editor Patrick Burgoyne find some good graphics in New York magazine. Burgoyne comments on how the infographics are used to illustrate and explain features.
Who is more creative – design graduates or design professionals? Shellsuit Zombie holds its Industry vs Graduates event, pitting London and Liverpool against each other in a series of micro-challenges – in Liverpool on 25 November at The Shipping Forecast and at Shoreditch’s The Book Club on 7 December.
Since its inception in 1995, Design Indaba has been committed to a vision built on the belief that creativity will fuel an economic revolution in South Africa. The conference is now a leading design event in the country, held from 23-27 February in 2011. Don’t miss early bird booking for a 10 per cent discount before 7 December.

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