27th August 2009

Together creates identity for New British Design

Together has created the identity for New British Design, an enterprise launching next month to mentor emerging British designers while they develop work from concept through to production. Its first range will be furniture by designer Ben Huggins.

Draught Associates launching Visual Aid 2: You Can Never Know Enough Stuff

Draught Associates is launching Visual Aid 2: You Can Never Know Enough Stuff, a follow-up to the earlier book Visual Aid: Stuff You’ve Forgotten. With graphics designed by the Draught Associates team, the book looks to answer questions including who actually stood on the grassy knoll, what animal lives longest – an elephant or a […]

The British Council commissiones for works in Lisbon

The British Council has commissioned six designers and collectives to produce works for the Experimenta Festival in Lisbon, Portugal, which runs from 9 September to 11 November. Abake, Linda Brothwell, Anthony Burrill (work pictured), Fabien Cappello, Ben Kelly and Public Works are all contributing.

Works by Atelier Van Lieshout

News in Pictures

Works by Atelier Van Lieshout and Gabriella Crespi will be on show at the Pavilion of Arts & Design London, which is being held in Berkeley Square, London W1 from 14-18 October.

Competition winner London Lidos, by Alex Jeffries

TfL competition celebrates off-centre sights

Alex Jeffries is the winner of Transport for London’s poster design competition to promote outlying areas of the capital. Jeffries has won The Outer Limits – Beyond Zone One competition with his London Lidos design, inspired by Tooting Bec Lido in south London, which references the colours of the capital’s Tube lines. The competition was […]

Post-colonial pioneer

Wasafiri magazine has been blazing a trail for international writing for 25 years. Set up in 1984 at a time when writers from Africa, the Caribbean and South Asia were often perceived as off-centre, the literary magazine has championed early work from the likes of Vikram Seth, Salman Rushdie and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

Works by Riitta Ikonen

Three photographers who’ve found their voice

For aspiring photographers, finding your voice is just half the battle – you’ve got to get noticed too. Liz Farrelly presents three practitioners at the top of their game who are using some clever ideas to establish their niche

Still from Angela’s Ashes

Profile – Michael Seresin’s

Cinematographer Michael Seresin’s career has taken him from New Zealand to the UK, and from some famous collaborations with Alan Parker to the role of director of commercials. Mike Dempsey traces his journey

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