Graphic designers, photographers and illustrators from Noma Bar to Marion Deuchars have designed plates to raise money for Life Kitchen – an initiative that provides free cookery classes to cancer patients
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Birmingham Design Festival to feature design for Star Wars, tackling “imposter syndrome” and creating artwork for pop culture
Anthony Burrill, ustwo, Craig Oldham and Astrid Stavro of Atlas are among the speakers announced for Birmingham Design Festival, taking place at various venues across the city this June
From her time at Tibor Kalman’s M&Co to her current work at Pentagram New York, playfulness and wit are at the heart of Emily Oberman’s approach. She talks to Emily Gosling about finding those ‘aha’ moments that combine both humour and humanity.
Panic! Social Class, Taste and Inequalities in the Creative Industries is a new paper examining social mobility in the arts. Its results make for depressing reading. We talk to lead author, Dr Dave O’Brien, about its key issues.
Stockholm-based agency Kurppa Hosk has created a playful identity for fin-tech company Tink; a deliberate stance against the po-faced seriousness of the finance world
Type plays a supporting role in FACT Liverpool’s new visual identity, which acts as a frame for full bleed imagery.
Last week we invited our Twitter followers to send in any questions they may have about a career in design. Here are some of the questions that came in, and Oldham’s advice.
The creative industry views Brexit as a Bad Thing. But what if its resulting skills shortage prompts us finally to address a much older issue – the lack of access to a creative career for those without a privileged background?
A set of discussions at London’s St Bride Foundation will demystify the history and impact of type, exploring its role in politics, protest, branding and the media
Pentagram Partners Marina Willer and Naresh Ramchandani have created a charming new identity for Battersea Dogs and Cats Home