The Greater London Authority’s Design for London architecture and urbanism unit has appointed Peter Bishop, former Camden Council director of culture and environment, as its first director. He will take up the position in January. ‘This is a broad brief, but it is my hope to address the small-scale elements of design too,’ he says.
The Guardian Media Group’s Sunday paper, The Observer, has launched a biannual, print design magazine, which looks to bridge the gap between consumer and specialist publications.
Online art shop RoomFifty has worked with studio Intoart, commissioning four disabled creatives to design prints that are being sold for £20 each.
Protests against climate change and ecological destruction are currently taking place across the world – we speak to graphic designer, Clive Russell, about how the eco group has used creativity
Samsung says its Space Monitor has been designed to address the customer desire for more deskspace by offering an elegant solution, which allows the product to blend into its environment.