30 August 2007

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Brief encounter

Commercial posters risk stating the obvious, so writers’ association 26 turned this rationale on its head, charging teams to tell local tales in the shortest of slogans. It was a


On the fly

Heathrow Airport already deals with more passengers than it was ever designed for – so how will the signage system cope when capacity is increased further? Scott Billings finds out

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Stuck in the past

Strong national identities and an overbearing respect for their heritage is stifling the creativity of emerging northern European designers. Trish Lorenz talks to leading figures concerned about the future of

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Nomad overhauls Hub at Glasgow Uni

The University of Glasgow is embarking on a major £10m redevelopment of its focal point The Hub, which aims to inject life back into this currently disused 1960s building.To work

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Nesta calls for business – design links

Nesta chief executive Jonathan Kestenbaum (pictured) is calling for a concerted effort to better align academia with industry.Writing in this week’s Business Insight column of Design Week, Kestenbaum seeks to

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Review: Fonts on film

I was nervous sitting down to watch this, the first ever graphic design movie. Will we designers come across as well as doctors, caring and considerate, or as crazy and

Creative types can do business

Design students should adopt an entrepreneurial spirit from the start and make the most of opportunities at university, says Jonathan Kestenbaum

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Film-maker Adam Smith is renowned for punchy pop promos, live concert visuals and fly-on-the-wall documentaries. Yolanda Zappaterra talks to him as he embarks on a feature film project which exploits

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