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D&AD Festival 2017: what to see

The second D&AD Festival promises “three days of immersion in creative excellence”. Here’s our round-up of what’s on offer

Designer vs Developer #3: how the language of print is limiting design for the web

Designing ‘pages’, ‘articles’ and worrying about what sits ‘below the fold’: most of the language we use to describe content on the web is derived from print. Would new terminology help free us to exploit the web’s full potential? asks Google Design Advocate Mustafa Kurtuldu in the third episode of his YouTube and podcast series aimed at improving understanding between designers and developers

The Big Bold World of Barbara Stauffacher Solomon

The latest book from Hall of Femmes focuses on the work of US designer, Barbara Stauffacher Solomon. In this extract, she discusses her long career and how the development of ‘supergraphics’ enabled her work on a big, bold Californian scale

Anthony Burrill Make It Now!

Advice on art and life from Anthony Burrill

Make It Now!, the new book from artist and designer Anthony Burrill, is both a memoir and a guide for how to make it as a designer while also living your life. We talk to him about 20 years in the business, Instagram and the importance of honesty.

64 Bits: a trip down www.memory.lane

Currently on show at Here East in London, 64 Bits celebrates 64 seminal moments in the history of the web, including working versions of the first website and first search engine plus the work of digital pioneers such as Susan Kare, Jodi and Hi-ReS!

Ideas and how to kill them – tools to help evaluate creative ideas

In this third extract from In Your Creative Element, a new book about creativity in business, creativity expert and Chief Spark at Now Go Create, Claire Bridges shares her advice for how to balance your head and your heart when evaluating your own, or someone else’s creative ideas and when to convene a Murder Board…