8 February 2007

WTF

Swash and flourish

Ligatures, the flourish connecting two characters which once served a serious typographic purpose, have now become a style. Michael Johnson looks at the phenomenon

Mondrian South Beach

Profile

Omnipresent design talent Marcel Wanders made his name with furtniture, but has since branched into architecture and interiors. John Stones asks him about anti-Modernism, extravagance and Dutch aesthetics

Thomas Pink

Thomas Pink London store by Four IV

Thomas Pink opened the doors to its latest London store on Sloane Street last week, designed by interior specialists Four IV.The clothes retailer previously operated a store on Sloane Street,

Doug Alexander

Navyblue expands with office in Leeds

Navyblue Design Group is to add a Leeds office to its existing Edinburgh and London bases and has appointed former BDG McColl director Brian Minards to run the business.The consultancy

Spy game

All of Us spy game for Science Museum

All of Us has created an innovative, interactive game called BAOS – Be an On-line Spy – for The Science Museum’s forthcoming show The Science of Spying.Launching in London next

Collaboration cartoon

Hand in hand

Working in collaboration has many creative and commercial attractions for designers, but there are pitfalls. Designers recount their experiences to Liz Farrelly, while lawyers and business professionals give John Stones

Alex Normanton

Crossing the line

Some direct marketing agencies now offer design services. But should dedicated design consultancies be worried?

Kylie - The Exhibition

Better the devil

What could be more designed than Kylie? Once upon a time we believed in innate talent. But now we realise it takes many teams of people with different talents, not

The Farm Project

Art and sold

As brands encroach further into our everyday life, exploiting an association with the cultural prestige of art and design becomes increasingly potent

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