‘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.
The Guardian Media Group’s Sunday paper, The Observer, has launched a biannual, print design magazine, which looks to bridge the gap between consumer and specialist publications.
Online art shop RoomFifty has worked with studio Intoart, commissioning four disabled creatives to design prints that are being sold for £20 each.
Protests against climate change and ecological destruction are currently taking place across the world – we speak to graphic designer, Clive Russell, about how the eco group has used creativity
Samsung says its Space Monitor has been designed to address the customer desire for more deskspace by offering an elegant solution, which allows the product to blend into its environment.