Every year we say we’re gonna do it differently. Christmas, that is. And every year it’s a familiar variant on stuffing, turkey and grog, with a Del-Boy re-run thrown in. So if you want something novel to fill Granny’s stocking, go to Santa’s Ghetto, the alternative Christmas shopping experience. This graphical grotto, organised by design group Insect, runs from 2 to 24 December at Kingly Court, off London’s Carnaby Street. On sale will be posters, screenprints, customised trainers and other artwork by the Pictures on Walls posse: Banksy, Jamie Hewlett, Mode2, Faile, Pete Fowler and the Insects themselves. Visit www.picturesonwalls.com and www.santasghetto.com.
To mark the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s blockbuster science fiction film, Glazier Design has created a set of eight stamps that contain secret messages for fans.
Young designers should be taught to think critically rather than waste time learning how to time-manage and compile spreadsheets, says Miranda Bolter, design director at Superunion.
Kempinski, which was founded in Berlin in 1897, is Europe’s oldest five-star hotel group, and has been given a new visual identity by Paris-based studio Work in Progress.
Founded in 1907, the Scouts was set up as an organisation to help young people develop life skills and now, it has a UK membership of 450,000 children and 115,000