Design groups each spent an average of 1890 on training courses for staff in the last year, according to research conducted by Design Week. Apple Macintosh is the most popular hardware system, with 96 per cent of consultancies using it and 89 per cent planning to buy more. This information is included in the latest issue of Technology & Design, an annual survey of purchasing trends published by Design Week.
The BlackBerry Motion has ditched the brand’s signature keyboard and has a 14cm-wide touchscreen, with an Apple-style home button at the bottom.
Supple Studio has designed the copywriting company’s new branding, which incorporates quote marks in a mixture of classic and contemporary typefaces.
This year’s exhibition features a wheelchair that can climb stairs, a language-translating earpiece and a brand identity for Wales.
A new fundraising book features contributions from Manchester creatives including Peter Saville and Malcolm Garrett, which have been inspired by Tony Walsh’s poem This is the Place.