Politics and society were the theme for this year’s international Chaumont poster festival in France. The winning entry, Nord Sud, was designed by a German-Israeli team called Nous Travaillons Ensemble. The poster shows two hands: the northern hand breaking through a symbolic frontier, the southern hand remaining within its borders. The Icograda Excellence Prize went to US designer James Victoire for his Remember Columbus poster.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.
The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.