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.
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.