SCP is appealing for witnesses after design-conscious thieves stole two bicycles designed by product designer Marc Newson from its shop in London’s Shoreditch. The thieves snatched an MN01 Extravaganza, worth £3450, and an MN02 Bonanza, which retails at around £2000. Sheridan Coakley from SCP says: ‘We’ve never sold bicycles before – maybe this is a sign that we shouldn’t stray into this retail zone.’
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.