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.
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.
As World Mental Health Day takes place this week, we speak to designers, freelance creatives and illustrators about their experiences of mental illness or issues, and ask