Carol McNicoll, 'Cup', ceramic (2011)

Home is Where the Art is

The domestic space is, for most, a place of sanctity, homeliness and comfort. Subverting this idea is the artist Carol McNicoll, who uses domestic objects as a medium through which


News in Pictures

Sumo has created a new campaign for the National Railway Museum in York to promote Railfest, a festival celebrating Britain’s railways which will take place next year. The National Railway


News in Pictures

Outline Editions in London is set to host of show of work by Icelandic-born artist Kristjana S Williams, who creates exotic creatures from fragments of Victorian prints. The Dyragardur exhibition

Festival of the World

Festival of the World

This morning, The Southbank centre announced its plans for the 2012 Festival of the World, which will take place alongside next year’s London Olympic Games. Summer 2011 saw the massive

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Internet Week

The internet, omniscient and omnipresent God of the modern age, normally existing in the ether and the minds of believers, will be coming to London next week. Internet Week, now


Stuff Bath

The brilliantly-monikered Stuff Bath festival is making its debut this autumn. As the title suggests, its being held in Bath and it’s about, well… stuff. More precisely it’s about how


Fielding notes

The Scribblings of a Madcap Shambleton, a book of artworks by Mighty Boosh star Noel Fielding, is probably quite an accurate title. The book comes with a qualifying introduction which


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Our weekly round-up of things we like on the Design Week news desk. Norman Bates’ Motel South London art collective The Vanishing Point has recreated everyone’s favourite lunatic Norman Bates’

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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.