Recovery mission

Recover, reconstruct and rekindle should be the keywords for a new, more environmentally conscious decade, argues Sophie Thomas – it is high time that designers tackle these issues more comprehensively,


The much-heralded paperless revolution has yet to deliver the promised environmental benefits, and sustainable printed material continues to play an important role alongside online communications. The case for recycled papers


Vision 2011

ForewordIf 2010 was a year of economic and political uncertainty and change, then 2011 – blank canvas though it is – lookslikely to become a year defined by slow growth.

Bespoke brigade

As the quality of digital print continues to improve and selfpublishing is becoming an ever more viable and popular option, Clare Dowdy looks at how the once poor relation in

Digital print

With so much information freely accessible on the Web, surely print is doomed? No way – there’s an existing technology that combines almost instant availability, great customisation potential and the

Emily Pacey

Brighter picture

The long-awaited green shoots of recovery in design are breaking out into the open, which is good news if you’re a junior designer left out in the cold during the

Karina Beasley


The recession is almost over and confidence is growing – clients have reshaped their businesses ready for growth, and there’s even talk of takeovers – but consultancies should boost their

Scott Billings

An appy world

Forget the Internet – the digital scene is all about mobile these days, as apps continue to roll out at breakneck speed across a range of platforms. Before long, websites

Jim Hunter

Interaction design

As consumers take the driving seat in the digital environment, consultancies need to up their game by recruiting and training staff with the right skill sets in order to help

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