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A swing vote on 3D printing

With shades of the BBC’s General Election Swingometer, but with a more visceral twist, the Design Museum is setting up a live vote machine to answer the question ‘should home

Reflection Eternal

New World Disorder

Described by Shepard Fairey as both ‘reaching the Bourgeoisie’ and ‘rocking the boulevard’, street artist D*Face has won himself something of an international reputation over the years.


Exhibition design shortlist 2013

Bronze, for Royal Academy of Arts, by Stanton Williams Stanton Williams developed designs for the 1700m2 Bronze exhibition, which covered a series of 11 galleries in the Royal Academy. The


Editorial design shortlist 2013

Telecities guides, for TeleCityGroup, by Nelson Bostock and Structure TelecityGroup is a leading provider of carrier neutral data centres and has a marketing focus on attracting new business customers from


Digital installations shortlist 2013

Nature Trail, for Great Ormond Street Hospital, by Jason Bruges Studio Jason Bruges Studio was briefed to design and install a distraction artwork to create a calming yet engaging route


App design shortlist 2013

Viggle, by Method The Viggle app for the iPhone and Android is the first-ever loyalty programme for television, bringing TV viewers closer to  their favourite shows and content creators closer


Broadcast design shortlist 2013

4Seven, for Channel 4, by Magpie Studio, Man vs Machine and 4Creative 4Seven is Channel 4’s first new channel since 2005 – a reactive catch-up service with programming directly affected


Brand campaigns shortlist 2013

Silo Theatre identity, by Alt Group New Zealand-based consultancy Alt Group developed a new identity for the Silo Theatre, in Auckland. The consultancy says it was looking to reinforce the


Print communications shortlist 2013

Royal Mail Yearpack, for Royal Mail, by Magpie Studio The Royal Mail Yearpack is a concertina-folded booklet which contains all of Royal Mail’s special stamp issues from 2012. Magpie created


Product design shortlist 2013

UE Boombox, for Ultimate Ears by Logitech, by Design Partners Ultimate Ears was established as a manufacturer of ‘in-ear monitors’ for professional musicians, before branching out into the consumer market.

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From the archives: Picture Post

As we head back into our archives, here’s a gem from March 1990. Jane Lewis looks at the creative ways design firms promoted their services through mail-outs.