Ageing ravers could be slipping into their dancing shoes once more as legendary Manchester super-club, The Haçienda, celebrates its 25-year anniversary with the design of an exclusive pair of Adidas trainers. The £345 shoes were designed by acclaimed Factory Records graphic designer Peter Saville, Joy Division/New Order bass player Peter Hook and Ben Kelly, the designer who created the original club interior. The trainers will be available in the Y-3 Manchester store, in collaboration with Aspecto.
The Global Talent Report has been conducted by the Creative Industries Federation, and calls for visa-free travel and lower salary requirements to protect jobs in the sector.
This year’s exhibition features a wheelchair that can climb stairs, a language-translating earpiece and a brand identity for Wales.
A new fundraising book features contributions from Manchester creatives including Peter Saville and Malcolm Garrett, which have been inspired by Tony Walsh’s poem This is the Place.
As Design Manchester celebrates its fifth birthday, we pick out our top exhibitions to catch at the festival, including a tribute to the book covers of Mancunian literary legend Anthony