26 March 2009

News in pictures

Chris Leishman Design has created the Ration Book, a promotional device for fashion and lifestyle retailer White Stuff which features special offers. It launches later this month.

Pack mentality

Mail art – or correspondence art – is not new. The idea of decorating a postcard, envelope or package and sending it through the post was originally made popular by

Stay true to your values

Success in business is down to many factors, but a relentless sense of commitment and a constant striving for excellence are crucial, says Ajaz Ahmed It is often said that

West life

For whatever reason – a strong local economy, incomer graduates whocan’t bear to leave, or freedom from the stresses of life in the capital – the creative sector isthriving in

A lost world

Young designers accustomed to quiet, obstacle-free offices don’t know how lucky they are. Michael Peters recalls life before the Mac, when the senses were under constant assault and studios were

Profile: Media Molecule

A radical approach to user-creativity andinnovative working methods have madegame developer Media Molecule a major player. Iain Simons investigates the philosophy of the team behind Little Big Planet and Sackboy

Voxpop

With an Olympics body admitting to appointing designers at random, what can Olympics organisers do to improve their relationship with the design industry? The Olympics will enlist the services of

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