July 2011 Online

High and Dry Print by Amy Aardvark

Design Pirates of Penzance

The idyllic Trereife House & Country Park near Penzance in Cornwall will be hosting this year’s Cornwall Design Fair, bringing design very much of the 21st Century into a beautiful 18th Century setting. The event is organised in association with Hidden Art, the London-based not-for-profit membership organisation that supports designers and designer makers. This is […]

Table of heavy metals

Best of the Web

Our weekly round-up of interesting things we’ve seen on the web. Spotting and Jotting http://asiegeofherons.co.uk/workPlus.php?id=4 Birds and collective nouns are equally wonderful things – and this marriage of the two is the perfect distraction from a stressful morning on the news desk. The Spotting and Jotting app is an interactive colouring-in book of birds, illustrated […]

Portrait by Harvey aged 10 Warwickshire Children the Arts

In Your Face

The face of Britain as seen through the eyes of its children might well be a sunny and optimistic one. Face Britain is looking to find the faces of five million young Britons as self portraits in what proposes to be  ‘The UK’s largest ever art project’ according to organizers, The Prince’s Foundation for Children […]

Staute of liberty

What’s in the box?

Beer brand Beck’s has an illustrious history of working in the arts but its latest initiative is so ambitious it took Design Week a little while to get our heads around it. Becks has commissioned 30 artists to create individual works, which will be displayed in specially designed green boxes in cities around the world […]

The Hour

Things We Like

Our weekly round-up of things we like on the Design Week news desk. Wobble & Squint’s Taken Away Wobble & Squint, also known as Errol Fernandes and Anne-Laure Franchette, are a duo of artists/curators who rescue disusedd nooks and crannies and transform them into carefully curated art spaces. Tomorrow sees the opening of the Taken […]

Naked Noodle

Path brands Naked Noodle

Path has created the visual identity and packaging design for the new Symington’s-owned Naked Noodle brand, aiming to represent premium Asian food.

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Remembering Mark Wickens: 1959-2017

The late Mark Wickens, who co-founded WTS – which later became Brandhouse – is remembered by his colleague Bron Westrip as a generous and industrious designer who was equally at home working on creative and strategic design solutions.