Now that Wolff Olins is changing hands, its name may be up for debate. Michael Wolff, the eponymous co-founder who left in the early 1980s, has joined the Conrans, McColls and Lumsdens of this world, and isn’t sure how he feels about the new management using his name. “It’s a different company now,” Wolff said after plans for a Wolff Olins management buy-out were announced last week. But he is a realist when it comes to getting his name off the letterheads: “I probably haven’t got a leg to stand on,” he admits. Could we be in for a surprise? After recent fishy events Wolff has quite a track record of standing up for himself against the consultancy.
The Guardian Media Group’s Sunday paper, The Observer, has launched a biannual, print design magazine, which looks to bridge the gap between consumer and specialist publications.
Online art shop RoomFifty has worked with studio Intoart, commissioning four disabled creatives to design prints that are being sold for £20 each.
Protests against climate change and ecological destruction are currently taking place across the world – we speak to graphic designer, Clive Russell, about how the eco group has used creativity
Samsung says its Space Monitor has been designed to address the customer desire for more deskspace by offering an elegant solution, which allows the product to blend into its environment.