The paths of designers and trainspotters are forever crossing these days, as Impact Design and Marketing in Somerset will vouch. Marketing director Richard Oliver says modelmaking fans are already replicating a new identity Impact has applied to a Class 59 locomotive which is yet to enter full service. But perhaps the group is partly responsible, as it made the first model to present to the client, Deutsche Bahn. “These things can become collectors items,” notes Oliver.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.
The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.