What better way to find a nice designer pad than to buy one from a designer? Perhaps that’s what Sebastian Conran was thinking recently when he decided to buy a house from John McConnell of Pentagram. But hold back those visions of a cosy deal struck over lunch in The Ivy. According to McConnell, the transaction was carried out in the conventional way, through an estate agent, and the two didn’t even meet.
The Association of Illustrators recently launched its #priceitright campaign, to encourage creatives to demand the right fees – the organisation shares its advice for freelancers.
A set of six stamps have been released to mark the 250th birthday of the Royal Academy of the Arts, and have been designed by renowned artists.
Earth is a kit made up of a model globe and smartphone app that uses augmented reality and artificial intelligence to teach people about the history of the world.
The design studio has created an abstract logo of a bridge reflected on water to represent the charity, which looks to protect and maintain England and Wales’ waterways.