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.
Design experts met at Clerkenwell Design Week to look at the nuances of diversity and inclusion, how to embrace them and why they make business sense.
A four-day week can lead to afternoon epiphanies and an improved life-work balance, though there are complexities for designers considering the transition.
An inclusive photography feature from Google scooped one of the top prizes at this year’s celebration.
Bold colours and a new typeface replace the previous branding’s more traditional, muted style.