Smoke screen

Designers have to be at their most inventive when working on cigarette packaging

Profile: Apfel

Apfel’s distinctive and striking graphic styles quickly took seed with prestigious publishing and exhibition clients. Hannah Booth asks Apfel’s founders how the group blossomed into an overnight success story

Free styles

The Web and creative software have opened the design industry up to untrained outsiders

Make all the right moves

Sarah Taylor of Square Feet finds property for creatives, and appreciates how much a building says about your company’s identity, style and culture

Stay ahead of the game

Design isn’t stagnating, argues Bill Wallsgrove. It is simply adjusting to the holistic needs of demanding clients.

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First look at London Design Festival 2018

This year’s week-long celebration of design will see installations by Kellenberger-White, Studio Frith and Waugh Thistleton Architects, plus a refined, “playful” visual identity by Pentagram’s Domenic Lippa.