Jawa and Midwich has created these two exploratory posters, which aim to engage the viewer by using playful typographic techniques – one with an intricate floral pattern and the other
Street art has long been plundered by the commercial mainstream, with private collectors eyeing one-off pieces and big-scale corporates weaving its quirks and isms into visual merchandising. Some wonder if
Don’t let your sustainability agenda fall by the wayside, says Duncan Daines. It could give you a competitive edge once the recession’s over
Regeneration is achieving results in Leicester, and although there’s still some way to go, the city is home to an increasing number of designers, and its ethnic mix suggests it
My head of artwork Ray ‘The Hammer’ Best has a question for the design world. Has the copyright symbol been copyrighted? Er, that’s it. Pat Starke, Creative director, Design Activity,
There’s nothing new, but there is a similarity between the shortlisted British Chambers of Commerce design, (Benchmarks shortlist, DW 6 November), and a booklet designed by Unison in 2006 called
I’m a third-year graphic design student at Northumbria University. We recently completed a brief entitled ‘Make a Splash’, aimed at helping us to think about what we want to do
What is your favourite piece of public art in the UK, and why? The mirrored, winged Pegasus by Andrew Logan. It stands grandly on an island in the middle of
You posed the question, ‘If you could work with an artist, who would it be and why?’ (Voxpop, DW 9 October). For me, it would have to be Pablo Picasso.
I find my inspiration usually stems from a conversation. The dialogue with a client, a student, a colleague – usually an unexpected remark that triggers a thought, which leads to
Account handlers are derided as middlemen, queering the client/creative relationship, but David Bernstein argues these unsung heroes are a designer’s best ally
Michael Johnson of Johnson Banks has created an exhibition for distillery Glenfiddich using whisky barrels.