The organisation behind Anya Hindmarch’s infamous I’m Not a Plastic Bag (DW 22 February) will launch yet another campaign against plastic bags on 14 June. The logo for Plastic Ain’t My Bag, an initiative aimed at retailers, has been designed by Antidote. Shops will be asked to display the logo to indicate to consumers that plastic bags will not automatically be given out. In addition, social change movement We Are What We Do will encourage retailers to join a tracking competition to monitor plastic bags being used. The winner will be promoted on its website.
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.
As World Mental Health Day takes place this week, we speak to designers, freelance creatives and illustrators about their experiences of mental illness or issues, and ask