‘Muggles’ (non-wizards) the world over will be able to get their hands on two Harry Potter spin-off books on Monday, published to raise money for Comic Relief. Designed by freelance Richard Horne and published by Bloomsbury, the volumes are penned by JK Rowling under the pseudonyms Newt Scamander and Kennilworthy Whisp. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, featuring a ‘Property of Harry Potter’ sticker, and Quidditch Through the Ages, will both cost £2.50, £1 of which will go to Comic Relief.
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