25 September 2008

News in Pictures

The London Chamber Orchestra kicks off its 2008/09 season with a programme designed by Studio Dempsey, which created the LCO’s original identity.


The paradox of black-and-white photography is that however explicit the image, we often see it with innocent eyes. Part of the reason is that black-and-white photographs are usually old, and

From hip to skip

Despite issues with recycling, plastic’s super-low cost and its infinite flexibility have long made it a favourite with designers. Liz Farrelly visits two exhibitions dedicated to the man-made material and


Garrick Hamm took over as D&AD president last week. What does he need to do to restore the faith of the design community in the organisation?


I always wanted to be a rock star.And with AC/DC pretty much forming the soundtrack to my teenage years, the songwriting skills of Bon Scott (then Brian Johnson), Angus Young

Palin by comparison

With so little substance in evidence in the 2008 US presidential elections, it’s left to the stage sets to convey political messages, says David Bernstein

News in Pictures

Puffin Books will publish a hardback edition of the Nut Cracker, illustrated by Jan Pienkowski and designed in-house by Puffin deputy art director Goldy Broad, next month.

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