There was us thinking disgruntled This Life fans had taken up graffiti to voice their anger over the departure of the show’s cast and the subsequent appearance of one in, of all things, a West End musical. But no. The poster was designed that way by Dewynters, the ad company responsible for attracting many a blue-rinsed coach tour into the smoke for a day at the theatre. Ramon Tikkaram, aka Ferdy, is just playing Judas.
This year’s exhibition features a wheelchair that can climb stairs, a language-translating earpiece and a brand identity for Wales.
A new fundraising book features contributions from Manchester creatives including Peter Saville and Malcolm Garrett, which have been inspired by Tony Walsh’s poem This is the Place.
As Design Manchester celebrates its fifth birthday, we pick out our top exhibitions to catch at the festival, including a tribute to the book covers of Mancunian literary legend Anthony
Atlas has created the branding for the new fashion label, which will also be contributed to by other industrial and product designers.