The fourth annual Cardiff Design Festival is experiencing a shift towards a more international outlook, according to its organisers and patrons, with a strong focus on exporting Welsh design as
Type designer Vincent Connare’s font Comic Sans has taken the world by storm – and is now as loathed as it is loved. Simon Loxley meets the ‘typographic engineer’ who
With rapid prototyping you can model your ideas instantly and see your sketches take shape before your eyes – no wonder in-house RP is catching on. Pamela Buxton looks at
Top FTSE 500-listed companies with strong annual report communications outperform those with weaker communications by 13 per cent, according to a new survey. The research – published by Merchant, itself
Manchester’s Metrolink trams have been given a fresh new look, devised by branding consultancy Hemisphere. The brand overhaul is part of the Government’s £600m investment programme, which will see the
Agenda Design Associates’ £15 000 visual identity for Newcastle’s new Great North Museum is unveiled this week. The logo references the north point of the compass and is intended to
Carey Jones has created the interiors for hair brand GHD’s international headquarters in Leeds’s Bridgewater development, which features a catwalk and salon.
Together has designed a set of stamps for the Royal Mail honouring six important historical female figures. Women of Distinction stamps are available from 14 October.
Did London Design Festival director Ben Evans foresee the Cabinet reshuffle when he lined up Peter Mandelson to give the LDF opening address last month? Given Evans’ Labour pedigree, you
Members of the design community remembered Kevin Thompson last Friday at a service at Golders Green Crematorium, London NW11. Thompson spent 18 years as chief executive of Grey Matter before
Folk has designed the Conservative Party’s new £250 000 website, having been appointed to the brief following a competitive pitch at the end of last year.
Danish designer Hans Wegner’s 1963 three-legged chair is being reissued as a limited-edition piece, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Danish furniture manufacturer Carl Hansen & Son.