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So you want to set up a design festival?

Following the first edition of the Birmingham Design Festival last month, we speak to co-directors Daniel Alcorn and Luke Tonge about not having a life for nine months, plane-related near disasters and giving the city’s creative community something to shout about

Hope to Nope: 7 powerful designs for politics

From a graphic novel aimed at potential migrants to a flag marking the killing of an unarmed black man by US police, GraphicDesign&’s new book Hope to Nope features some powerful political designs. Here GD& examine seven notable examples