Speaking at this year’s Design Indaba, Pentagram partner Natasha Jen makes her feelings on business buzzwords, simplistic flow diagrams and sticky note brainstorm sessions very clear, insisting that the concept
Design Week’s most popular long reads of 2018
We round up our biggest features from this year, including a look at the most influential female designers from the last century, an exclusive interview with Milton Glaser and how to design for dyslexia.
On the centenary of women’s suffrage in the UK, we look at the female designers who have made an impact on everything from graphics to textiles over the past 100
Offthetopofmyhead’s founder and creative director John Spencer, says jargon and bullshit are getting in the way of people understanding and valuing design.
What’s in a brand? Paul Bailey, strategy director at We Launch, argues that a company’s character is made up of so much more than its logo, from its sound to
The PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Games kick off this week in South Korea, with the opening ceremony taking place 9 February. We take a look at the design elements of
McCann London has launched the Visability93 campaign to change perceptions around disability, and raise awareness of the millions of people worldwide living with conditions such as diabetes, arthritis and Alzheimer’s,
A new website called Adele showcases the design systems of famous brands such as BBC, Audi and Buzzfeed all in one place, as a resource for designers to see how
Designer Rick Banks has compiled Clubbed, a book exploring the last 35 years of graphics used on the UK club scene, and launched it through Kickstarter. Banks talks to us
Design studio Lippincott was commissioned to create a new visual identity for the toy store chain, which was fully completed – just before the company filed for bankruptcy earlier this
Pentagram partner Michael Bierut has had a 40-year-career, which spans the ubiquitous Hillary Clinton US presidential campaign logo, Mastercard’s first rebrand in 20 years and the wayfinding for the New
On International Women’s Day, we take a look at the work of 10 up-and-coming designers across graphics and illustration, exhibitions, products, digital design and more.
The celebrated American graphic designer Milton Glaser has compiled a book of over 400 of his posters from the last six decades. We speak to him about the new publication,
Publisher Gestalten has released Newspaper Design, a new book delving into editorial graphics from around the world. We speak to featured graphic designer Mark Porter, former creative director at the
A new book from Thames & Hudson compiles over 60 examples of environmental graphics and murals from across the world. We speak to author and designer Sean Adams about the
The British Dyslexia Association has put out guidelines that aim to encourage designers, businesses and teachers to consider those who struggle with reading and writing when making typeface, colour, spacing
Polymer £5 and £10 notes issued by Ulster Bank will enter circulation in 2019 – we speak to Nile, the design studio behind the new notes, about celebrating migration, indigenous
We pick out five creatives, who will be exhibiting their work at this year’s London Illustration Fair on London’s Southbank.
Andy Cooke, creative director at studio Weather, runs us through his new book Graphic Design For, which explores graphics’ impact on everything in the world around us.
Territory Studio is behind the graphics for the 2017 sequel to cult classic film Blade Runner, originally released in 1982. At this year’s D&AD Festival, executive creative director David Sheldon-Hicks
Glamour was founded in 1939 as a high-end, glossy magazine focused on the lives of celebrities. Still in print today and having just rolled out a new look, we speak