Science Museum Dares to be different

A Science Museum exhibition is aiming to make technological design more appealing through the use of Eagle comic-book character Dan Dare.Opening this month, Dan Dare And The Birth Of Hi-tech

Mirror gets ‘European’ design refresh

A new-look design for tabloid newspaper the Daily Mirror is being rolled out this week.Editor Richard Wallace appointed Spanish design consultancy Cases Associats in December 2007 to give the Trinity-owned

Collect the whole set

They may retain some very traditional imagery, but the new reverse designs for UK coins feature a radical ‘collective’ idea, says Gina Lovett From the summer, those calling ‘tails’ may

News in Pictures

Spanish designer Jaime Hayon has created a ‘tongue in cheek’ scale model of a luxury private jet entitled Bisazza Air, in collaboration with Italian mosaic company Bisazza. The piece will

News in Pictures

1. Property developer Land Securities has this week unveiled a hoarding which takes the form of a giant light switch, created by Hat Trick Design, for its Piccadilly Lights development

Royal Mail stamps

A set of Royal Mail stamps marking the centenary of SOS and Morse Code, shown last week (DW 27 March), were designed by Hat Trick Design.

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Spirit of 1968

In this year’s movie hit Juno, the über-cool titular teen is asked to cite her favourite three musicians. Without missing a beat, she says ‘Iggy Pop, the Ramones and Patti

Cahier d’un Retour au Pays Natal, by Daniel Buren

Art books

Art books – be they artefacts in themselves or books about artists – have a venerable history. Fraser Muggeridge, an art book designer himself, checks out a major exhibition on

Stills from a film by Stefan Sagmeister

Beyond branding

Imagine an ‘experimental year’ without briefs, with total freedom to create what you like and design something truly worthwhile. Daunting for some, maybe, but Stefan Sagmeister rose to the challenge.

Mobipak packaging design, developed by Osmotronics


Osmotronic founder Matthew Falla thrives on making printed surfaces come alive, bringing interaction design to bear on graphics. Scott Billings meets a designer whose work conjures up a future of

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