Design Week is retiring for Xmas at the end of the week, but today the last blogs will be posted until Wednesday 5 January. Thanks for all the cards, confectionary, booze and gifts. Some of your cards have been fashioned into this fetching tree shaped effort. The array of indoor snowballs have been a particular […]
This year journalism has got faster, with tweeting and live minute-by-minute blogging becoming second nature to most newspapers. But next year a new quarterly title from the Slow Journalism Company, Delayed Gratification, aims to measure ‘news in months not minutes, returning to stories after the dust has settled’. Design Week caught up with Delayed Gratification art director Christian Tate to talk about the design behind the new magazine.
Following our last blog about some of our favourite Christmas projects last week, more seasonal work came flooding in faster than Santa can down a brandy. So we thought we’d show you another final batch of festive creative to well and truly get you in mood. Animation production company Beakus sent us this e-card, which […]
The Design Council, on behalf of the Home Office, is set to launch an initiative to tackle residential bicycle theft.
Corporation Pop will design the online and offline campaign for festival Creamfields 2011 following its appointment from a three-way pitch.
The Design Business Association has launched a new packaging course, which will begin in February 2011.
This is the final Design Week newsletter for 2010.
As the festive period reaches its apex, we bring you good tidings and news of The Witching Hour, an ‘unsettling’ and ‘intimidating’ exhibition exploring the power of the built environment to frighten and forebode. Inspired by buildings and architectural form in accessible community locations, images are captured through photography paintings and film. Organisers say the […]
For most of us, Pictionary is the height of our attempts to draw from verbal phrases and then translate those images back into words again. But an exhibition at new London space The Gopher Hole has explored how visual to verbal translation forms interesting outcomes from iconic designs. Five iconic chairs, by designers such as […]
Illustrator Gemma Correll has created her largest mural yet, for the Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff, to celebrate the venue’s 40th birthday. Correll was appointed to create a site-specific mural for the centre which reflected its history as it reaches the anniversary in 2011. She says, ‘It was a challenge because I’m used to drawing […]
Echo has been appointed by Molson Coors as strategic brand partner for Carling to drive the lager to a broader audience.
The Government has set out its allocation to higher education and its ring-fenced funding for science and research.