Mike Dempsey

New Age Thinking

The ageing populations of Western economies pose huge social and political challenges, but they also offer a great opportunity. Patrick Burgoyne reports

CR Club: Alan Kitching talk and tour of GraphicsRCA

To launch CR Club – our new subscriber initiative – we are holding a free invite-only event: a talk by the world-renowned typographer and letterpress practitioner, Alan Kitching, which will take place at The Royal College of Art in London coinciding with their GraphicsRCA: Fifty Years exhibition

TM: The Untold Stories Behind 29 Classic Logos

New book TM is the result of eighteen months of research to expand our 2011 ‘logos’ issue into a collection of in-depth case studies on 29 of the world’s best examples – from British Steel, Centre Pompidou and ERCO, to the Musée d’Orsay, Pirelli and UPS

David Abbott: gentleman genius of advertising

David Abbott, one of the true greats of British advertising, passed away on Saturday, aged 75. He will be remembered for a very rare combination of creative skill, business acumen and humanity

Ken Sequin’s Polish Adventure

Showing at the Kemistry Gallery in London is an enticing display of Polish posters from the 1960s. The collection belongs to designer and artist Ken Sequin, who acquired the works in 1964 having secured £200 for a student research trip to eastern Europe

Mike Dempsey at Typo Circle

One of the UK design industry’s true greats, Mike Dempsey, is to give the next Typographic Circle lecture

A century of good coverage

An exhibition on the history of the Radio Times reveals much about the changing state of the magazine industry

Phil’s Found Folk

As part of the Jerwood Space’s After Hours show, which contributor Nick Asbury wrote about on the blog on Monday, Phil Carter’s Found Folk series is proving to be a highlight. So here are a few more pictures of his wooden creations, along with some further details on how he makes them

Alan Fletcher archive goes live

A few minutes ago the Alan Fletcher archive, Work and Play, went live online. It looks to be both a fantastic resource and tribute to the late British designer’s work

50 (sometimes) glorious years

As part of its 50th birthday celebrations, D&AD has put together a history of its half century as told by its Presidents. Together, they remember the good, the bad, the arguments and the annuals. And a few take the opportunity to grind some axes too…

EnsamaidART’s delicious designs

To raise funds for a local charity, Majorca-based designers Astrid Stavro and Pablo Martín invited designers from around the world to create stickers to adorn a special edition series of boxes containing the island’s national cake, the ensaïmada

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Monddi Design Agency

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Red Sofa London