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November 2010: Simon Norfolk’s satellites

Simon Norfolk, in conjunction with This is Real Art and SES Astra, the world’s biggest commercial satellite operator, has followed the launch campaign of their Astra 3B – one of the biggest satellites ever launched.

OFFSET 2010: Day 1

The sun is shining in Dublin on this the first day of design festival OFFSET’s three days of scheduled talks and events taking place at the city’s brand new Grand Canal Theatre. First to take the stage: Adrian Shaughnessy and Tony Brook of Unit Editions…

Simon Norfolk: Satellite

In a series of stunning images, photographer Simon Norfolk documents the life of a satellite, from manufacture and testing all the way to the launchpad

Decision time for the RCA

This week is an important one for the future of graphic design in the UK, writes Michael Johnson, as the RCA interviews candidates to run its Communication Art and Design course. But with CA&D a decade old, has Art proved too much of a distraction from Design?

Penguin Classics team up with (RED) for typographic covers

Penguin has collaborated with AIDS awareness fund (RED) and a team of designers to produce new covers for eight Penguin Classics. Each cover replaces the usual black band with red, employing a quote from the text of the book as the visual hit (covers by Coralie Bickford-Smith shown left and Non-Format, right)

Data Driven

Increased access to personal data has enabled brands to communicate more effectively with their audiences. R/GA’s Chloe Gottlieb looks at how this information is now being used to motivate consumers to change lifestyles

Designs on the capital

Pentagram partner Domenic Lippa and Sir John Sorrell, chairman of the London Design Festival, have commissioned 20 UK-based graphic designers to create posters with a London theme for this year’s event.