Graphic designer and tutor Briar Levit has directed Graphic Means, a film on traditional, handcrafted typesetting. We speak to her about how ancient design books inspired her, the importance of
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Michael Wolff scrutinises recent logos which he believes have fallen short and offer little more than “visual nonsense” as he assesses where they’ve gone wrong and how they could have
The UK public has voted for Leave in the EU referendum, with a 52% majority – we summarise what this could spell for the design industry.
Brody Associates is the consultancy behind a huge collection of wide-ranging branding, typography and graphic projects, from Channel 4 and Coca-Cola, to the Royal College of Art and punk festival Punk.London. Following
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.
Using screen-printing as his medium and T-shirts as his canvas, US graphic designer and artist Donald G Wooten II has built a solid rep and fan base with his distinctive
We look at how developments in technology and social media are affecting the way designers use photography.
Design Week’s recent Breakfast Briefing session, held in partnership with Workfront, looked at how to set up and manage creative teams. Barclays digital design director Noel Lyons and AKQA associate
As part of Design Week’s careers and salary survey, we look at how much designers get paid, how hard they work and how happy they are about their financial rewards.
We look at how new technologies are allowing print designers to do more – while craft skills remain in demand.
Collaborative, innovative and not defined by discipline – a new piece of research by Birmingham City University’s Lara Furniss paints a picture of the modern designer.
The EU referendum takes place today, and as shown by our own reader poll (70% majority) and research undertaken by the Creative Industries Federation (98% majority), designers are overwhelmingly in favour of
Designers tell us what attributes they look for when hiring junior designers.
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
As Donald Trump makes history with an unexpected and controversial presidential win, we look at the part graphics has played in elections from 2008 to present.
We caught up with graphics legend Jonathan Barnbrook at Offset Dublin to talk Bowie, the state of design education and the danger of not standing for anything as a designer.
Is graphic design a young person’s game? Following research that suggests a lack of older designers, Patrick Argent (50+) tries to find out what has happened to them all.
John Oswald, business design lead at Fjord, talks about the mutual benefits designers and clients can gain from adapting to each other’s ways of thinking.
As part of Design Week’s careers and salary survey, we look at the fringe benefits designers get in their jobs – and whether they are enough to keep them from looking
In his latest Design in Tech Report, Maeda outlines the increasing importance of design to business and contrasts “classical” design skills with those needed for working on design in the
Last week, we spoke to Barclays digital design director Noel Lyons and AKQA associate creative director Matt Longstaff about running a design team – now, we ask creative directors what advice they have
Show what you’re good at, deliver on budget and whatever you do don’t cold call… More than 400 clients have revealed how design consultancies can get on their good side.
After the UK release of Pokémon Go last week, we asked game developers and designers how to get the best out of augmented reality gaming, and what it could look
Typographer, calligrapher and graphic designer Seb Lester has had an illustrious career, creating everything from Intel’s branding to humorous hand-drawn prints and viral YouTube videos. This week, he spoke at broadcast conference
John Spencer – who recently stepped down as an external examiner at a leading university – on why he thinks universities are failing design students and how industry-backed social enterprises