27 November 2008

News in Pictures

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

Popular propaganda

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

Stay green and stay ahead

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

Hive of creativity

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


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


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

Making the best better

Account handlers are derided as middlemen, queering the client/creative relationship, but David Bernstein argues these unsung heroes are a designer’s best ally

News in Pictures

Michael Johnson of Johnson Banks has created an exhibition for distillery Glenfiddich using whisky barrels.

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