This photograph of Sir John Crofton is one of 30 Nick Sinclair portraits of British doctors who have substantially changed the practice of medicine in the twentieth century. Sinclair was commissioned by the British Medical Journal to produce the work for an exhibition which opens on Tuesday at London’s National Portrait Gallery. BMJ editor Richard Smith says the men and women featured were selected in a ‘rapid, subjective and wholly idiosyncratic way’. The exhibition can also be seen at the BMJ’s website at www.bmj.com.
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.