November 2010 Online

Cut magazine

Cut the art cuts

Chancellor George Osbourne announced his Comprehensive Spending Review back in October, with the public sector being one of the hardest hit. The arts, particularly, is one sector that is buckling

A still from the Dentsu and Berg film

Light painting

Disappointed by your local Christmas lights? A new app from advertising agency Dentsu could offer you an interesting alternative by allowing you to create illuminated 3D typography with an iPhone.

Tivoli Retail Store by BIG

The theory of patterns

From the structure of a black hole to the weave of a tea towel, patterns are integral to the fabric of the universe. Noticing that the relationship between architecture and

Guus Van Leeuwen

Design excavation

Since our hairy ape-like ancestors started fashioning tools more than two million years ago, design has been at the heart of problem solving and the progress of human civilisation. It

London G-Wiz at St Paul's

It’s electric

With Christmas rapidly approaching, just what do you get that eco-friendly, time-scarce, London-loving relative? Well, if you’ve got a spare £12 995, we have the solution. Multidisciplinary art and design

Arjowiggins' environmental calculator

Champagne and paper

Travelling business class on the Eurostar to see the Arjowiggins Graphic Greenfield pulp mill in Chateau Thierry, France last week seemed like an opulent affair. Especially with the paper industry

Untitled by James Joyce

All you need is love

Love might not be the first thing on your mind today what with below zero temperatures and tube strikes for those of us in London. But if you’re interested in

SARAH MAYCOCK, Kingston University, 2 illustrations from Luka and the Fire of Life

A novel project

Sir Salman Rushdie’s new children’s novel, Luka and the Fire of Life will be brought to life through the animations of four Kingston University students. Rushdie was part of a

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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.