David Bowie was an artist in constant control of his ever-changing image. A look through his album covers and designer collaborations provides an insight into the many faces of Bowie.
Top 10 product and print stories of 2016
Design Week’s most popular product and print design stories of the year.
A change to copyright law means that fake versions of classic design icons such as Ray and Charles Eames’ chairs will stop being sold from 28 January 2017 onwards.
We look at how new technologies are allowing print designers to do more – while craft skills remain in demand.
Packaging doesn’t have to be thrown away – it can be eaten, transformed into another object or passed on to someone else.
We look at some of the new packaging trends that are emerging, and how designers are getting inventive with the medium to reduce their carbon footprint, help those who are partially-sighted – or even immerse consumers in virtual reality.
JKR says that when it was researching the brand it discovered that 96% of all Domino’s pizzas sold in the UK are sold as a pair.
The kids’ ride-on luggage brand Trunki has lost its appeal that similar brand Kiddee had copied the product, on the basis that design rights are “intended to protect designs not ideas”.
With the International Bank Note Society naming its Bank Note of the Year, we look at the process of currency design and what makes a beautiful banknote.
We speak to art director Mark Neil about how London’s free lifestyle magazine Time Out was redesigned with a “visual personality” to match its new editorial strategy.
Flex is a new sanitary product which allows women to experience “mess-free” sex during their period, with the aim of making them “less ashamed” of their bodies.
James Dyson has revealed a £299 temperature-monitoring hair dryer, which claims to reduce heat damage to the hair while being quieter and lighter to use.