OK, we’re letting off Howard Smith Paper just this once, because it is for charity and the testicular Orchid Cancer Appeal at that, but let’s make a collective new year’s resolution not to publish, participate in or design a nudie calendar ever again. Beauty certainly isn’t in the beholding. Hang on, maybe the after-shoot party is little short of orgiastic? That must be it. Send donations, payable to The HSP Orchid Cancer Appeal, to Sovereign House, Brackmills, Northampton, NN4 7JE. One more thing guys, remember to check your foolscap regularly.
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.