Mike Dempsey

Lifetime Achievement: Designer

The former Pentagram partner and editorial design legend David Hillman is D&AD’s most awarded designer. Here, Simon Esterson, a friend and former colleague, discusses Hillman’s remarkable career

Art in Miniature

Around 190 actual size Royal Mail stamps have gone on show at 15 venues around the capital in an exhibition organised by Hat-trick for the London Design Festival

D&AD announces all-time top award winners

As part of its upcoming 50th anniversary celebrations, D&AD has identified the designers, studios, ad agencies, creatives, directors and brands who have won the most pencils in its history

The missing Modern Masters

For his forthcoming show at the Haunch of Venison gallery in London, artist Jamie Shovlin has reimagined 17 covers for titles from the Fontana Modern Masters series (1970-84) which were scheduled to appear but never did

Exhibition: Hand.Written.Letter.Project

Craig Oldham began his Hand.Written.Letter.Project (HWLP) by inviting a selection of leading designers and image makers to simply share their thoughts in the form of a handwritten letter on their own letterhead. Now over 100 handwritten responses are being exhibited at London’s KK Outlet until 27 August…

Favourite logos: our expert panel

As part of the research for our Top 20 logos issue, we asked various designers and writers to nominate their favourites. We thought you’d like to see all of their choices and the reasons behind them…

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For geniuses everywhere

It’s a temptation that has proved beyond the resistance of many ad creatives: trawling through old awards annuals for ideas to steal. This year’s One Show Annual makes the process a whole lot easier

Hijacking the eye

New from James Pardey, the man behind The Art of Penguin Science Fiction, comes another online resource dedicated to the evolution of book cover design, The Art of Fontana Modern Masters

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.