29 April 2010

Photo credit: Harriet Devoy

Let them eat cheese

The notion of poor students eking out an existence and living on baked beans was dispelled last night by Nick Leon, director of the collaborative educator Design London – a

Simon Bostock, 1986

Comic custodians

Self-published books, magazines and fanzines have to put up with a measure of derogation. Whether A5 and photocopied or informally stapled together, they are often seen as throw-away items, barely

Timorous Beasties

Pixel power

Digital printing is rapidly coming of age, offering great flexibility and detail – as well as colour reproduction that is vivid enough even for fine art books. Anna Richardson talks

The Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione

Playing Romeo

Sales of Alfa Romeo cars are being dramatically outpaced by its rivals and parent company Fiat has hinted at permanently parking the brand. With its latest Giulietta model due to

Thibaud Herem

Profile: Thibaud Herem

French-born illustrator Thibaud Herem draws insects, birds and buildings, and has just completed a book on rodents. Clare Dowdy meets up with a multi-talented creative who initiates his own projects

The next Government must support SMEs

Kate Sanderson, client services director at Bell Design, says the consultancy is part of a consortium applying to become the Department for Children, Schools and Families’ integrated service provider (News,

Best of the Web

http://tinyurl.com/zbpxr5 The New Scientist launched a competition last year in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Senseable City Lab. Ten UK readers won a chance to find out what

Bazaar tactics

Now that prices can be checked online in a tick, how can stores avoid ending up as mere showrooms for Internet sales? Matthew Valentine rejoices in the return of haggling

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