A fresh identity for Belfast has been developed by brand strategy and creative consultancy Lloyd Northover. Unveiled on Monday, the Here Now brand is the result of the biggest branding
The Dutch have clocked another world first – a museum devoted solely to graphic design. Michael Johnson wonders at their seemingly disproportionate impact on the profession and asks what it
Disposability – that bedrock of consumerism and bête noir of the Green movement – is rife in the mobile phone industry, sustained as it is by contracts offering perpetual upgrades.
Getting people back on to tap water might not be easy – even though many bottled waters contain just thatBranding tap water may strike you as a pointless waste of
He doesn’t conform to the image of the eccentric Dutch designer, but Piet Boon is achieving success through craft skills and the ability to understand the needs of his clients.
Everyone seems to be sporting tattoos, popularised by footballers and celebrities – often ones featuring non-Latin alphabets like Sanskrit, Hebrew and Arabic. Simon Loxley reviews the trend, and wonders if
If China came relatively late to modern graphic design, then the wealth of material emerging from the Asian giant suggests the country is rapidly catching up. A flurry of exhibitions
Chasing new clients may be exciting, but it makes more business sense to improve the way you handle your current stable, says Ricky OhI can’t prove it, but I have
Cartoons can be as ephemeral as the subjects they lampoon, but the best exponents of the art spend a lifetime learning how to communicate a moment. Two new books and
The Fredrikson Stallard duo were ‘ones to watch’ from the moment they set up in 2005, and have stayed busy ever since. Henrietta Thompson talks to the designers who combine
In your leader (Comment, DW 12 June) you address the question of ‘accreditation’, with reference to sustainability, in a rhetorical and negative manner. The design sector is made up of
It is a matter of professional responsibility for all companies including designers to improve their understanding of sustainability issues that directly affect the discipline and sectors they specialise in. And