December 2011

Signs for Peace cover

Signs for Peace

Signs for Peace: An Impossible Visual Encyclopedia, asks us the question, ‘Can one visualise peace?’

Cover

Page 1: Great Expectations

We all know you should never judge a book by its cover, but this first release from new publishing house GraphicDesign& asks you to judge it by its first page.

Exercise Book, by Donna Wilson

Alternative 2012 souvenirs

Already sick of limited-edition designs for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the Ol*mp*cs? Then these alternative 2012 souvenirs could refresh your jaded palette.

Void

Glass Couture at Vessel Gallery

Events as dramatic as near-fatal car accidents can really put things into perspective. For French glassmaker Jeremy Maxwell Wintrebert, such an accident ignited a passion to become a ‘glass master’ – and during many months in hospital he read all he could about the practice.

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Tokyo 2020 asks the public to design its mascot

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games organisers have launched a public competition calling for Japanese nationals and residents to submit mascot designs – which will later be voted on by school children.

5 things to see at Clerkenwell Design Week 2017

From a panel discussion hosted by Design Week about the effect of Brexit on the design industry, to a display of screen-printed furniture created by Anthony Burrill and Michael Marriott, we round up the best bits to check out at Clerkenwell Design Week this year.