9 October 2008

Meet Vincent Connare

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

Rapid prototyping

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

Manchester trams refreshed by Hemisphere

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 16-year-old

News in Pictures

Carey Jones has created the interiors for hair brand GHD’s international headquarters in Leeds’s Bridgewater development, which features a catwalk and salon.

News in Pictures

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.

Hans Wegner’s chair gets reissued

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.

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First look at London Design Festival 2018

This year’s week-long celebration of design will see installations by Kellenberger-White, Studio Frith and Waugh Thistleton Architects, plus a refined, “playful” visual identity by Pentagram’s Domenic Lippa.