8 November 2007

Photography & image supplement cover 2007

Foreword – Photography & image supplement

Welcome to Design Week’s photography supplement. It’s no secret that this industry has been through several twists and turns, many of which are explored here. Yet all change has both pros and cons, and there remain as many opportunities for photographers in these image-led times as there are new hurdles to overcome. As ever in […]

Roisin Murphy’s Overpowered CD

Commercial work: An overview

WHAT has changed recently in the world of photography? Every – thing, and nothing. Digital is now king. Good news for Adobe and the CCD chip-makers. Not so good news for the makers of processing chemicals and film. But, quite frankly, who cares? It is what is in front of the camera that is important. […]

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Design to benefit from Commonwealth win

Glasgow City Council will spend the next 100 days setting up an operating company to deliver the 2014 Commonwealth Games. A spokesman for the bid team, Glasgow 2014, anticipates that design tenders will be released once the new company is up and running.Glasgow 2014 says that 70 per cent of the sporting venues for the […]

Photo by Helmut Newton

Bitten by the shutterbug

Photography is finally being taken seriously as an art form in the UK, says Edward Barber, but at the same time digital technology is giving everyone – no matter what their experience – the opportunity to make a mark in the industry

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Start and Judge Gill call up MTS

Start Creative and Judge Gill have won a joint contract to redesign the stores of Russia’s largest mobile operator, MTS.The design groups recently announced a strategic partnership (DW 27 September), and say this win bolsters their plans to expand into Russia, a country rapidly becoming a major source of work for design consultancies. MTS’s main […]

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Taking stock

Things can be tough for professionals these days, since digitisation and the rise of the Web changed the ground rules of the commissioning game. Oliver Bennett looks at how photographers are adapting to the challenge of a shifting market

Waterloo station

Waterloo design plans move ahead

The recent makeover proposals for south London’s Waterloo station and the surrounding streets have kick-started a hunt for a design team to create a vision for part of the area.Following the publication of Mayor of London Ken Livingstone’s Waterloo Opportunity Area, a tender has been issued for a two-stage competition to find a design team.The […]

photo by Diana Scheunemann

Three to watch

Who are the current stars on the professional photography scene? We present three of the top names in fashion and portraiture, reportage and commercial work – Diana Scheunemann, John Angerson and Jason Tozer

Jo Saker

Parker Williams appoints Saker

Parker Williams has appointed Jo Saker (pictured), currently executive design director at Blue Marlin, to the position of creative director. Saker leaves Blue Marlin this week and will take up her new role in January.Consequently, Parker Williams co-founder and creative director Tamara Williams moves into a chairing role, in an effort to better champion both […]

Photo by Jacob Holdt

Picture perfect

Looking to discover emerging work, new directions and the best in international fine art photography? Yolanda Zappaterra provides a guide – for entrants as well as visitors – to the best galleries, fairs and prizes

Will Holt’s design

Linbury Stage prize contenders on show

The winner of the Linbury Biennial Prize for Stage Design is to be announced at the National Theatre in London this week and 12 finalists have been placed at four top drama companies to work alongside directors on a live brief. Nick Smurthwaite looks at w

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iPhone put to the design test

The Apple iPhone really is as good as it is made out to be – it has certainly seduced our critic, at least. After a few weeks’ trial, lcolm Garrett is thoroughly in love with his little shiny-surfaced hand-held computer

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