The Storytelling issue, Oct/Nov 2017, is out now.
We invited writers to respond to our cover image
this month: read their stories inside.
PLUS: Tom Gauld, Oliver Jeffers, Giphy & S-Town
A real human presence: two of Rick Valicenti’s Notes to Self
Although not driven by any explicit theme, today’s opening series of lectures at the 12th Design Indaba in Cape Town proved to have a common thread in invoking the human being at the centre of the creative process. In his closing address earlier this evening, Bruce Mau extended this pervasive thought with an impassioned talk on how our core senses of “love and ambition” will be critical in helping inspire change through design: change that, Mau believes, is encouragingly already beginning to take root…
Patrick Burgoyne will be blogging all week from Design Week Monterrey in Mexico. Shown above, the view from his hotel window. Note disappointingly cloudy weather. Serves him right.
Shape, the fifth Design Week Monterrey conference, kicked off today, 20 November. The three-day event, organised by Monterrey design school, CEDIM, brings together over 1000 students from Monterrey and other parts of northern Mexico to hear talks from a diverse array of international speakers, although not Bruce Mau…