Visitors to VIP washrooms at the Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre last week were treated to a bit of Cool Britannia packaging design. The luxury lavs were well stocked with Virgin Vie products, including indispensable Energy Babbling Spring Pebbles (recommended retail price 12). It would seem that no matter where visiting dignitaries go, they won’t escape the attentions of brand-master Richard Branson.
From books and talks to the virtual version of a blockbuster exhibition, there’s plenty to see and do in the lead-up to Christmas.
The new twice-annual journal of film and visual culture takes some aesthetic cues from academia, while flipping others completely, according to its designer.
Whether you want to furnish the design lover in your life’s home, or encourage your studio Secret Santa to eat bugs, we’ve got you covered.
Research into the UK’s craft economy from UCA highlights economic growth and a rise in online opportunities but also gaps in support for makers.