Congratulations to former Design Council head of curating Gill Hicks, who was made an MBE in the New Year Honours for her recent work in charity. Hicks has shown tremendous courage since losing both legs in the London bombings on 7 July 2005.
Applications are open for the Digital Collaboration Fund, which will seek to support international projects between creatives in the UK and other countries.
Controlled by an app, RGKit Play is a modular kit of Meccano-like motors that aim to take designers beyond “linear motion” for their content.
As the American election reaches its final stages, designers dissect both campaigns’ use of graphics, branding and digital strategy.
Some of this month’s most inspiring projects offer escapism, while others are a reaction to the everchanging political landscape we find ourselves in.