Record sleeves of the month

We’ve just clapped eyes on some rather nice music packaging projects so thought we’d share them straight away. First up is a festival of transparency in the form of a 7″ single release plus a 12″ LP from London band Good Cop*…

Glitch tea?

Designer Matthew Plummer-Fernandez has produced a unique tea set by scanning a non-matching cup, saucer, jug and pot, and printing them up in a 3D complete with the glitches that occur during the process

Best slogans: your choices

We asked you to nominate your favourite slogans as resarch for an upcoming issue. Almost 200 of you responded: here, in no particular order, are some of the frontrunners so far

Design Indaba: Day 3

Highlights from Design Indaba’s third and final day of conference include talks by Israeli type designer Oded Ezer, American data-visualiser extrordinaire Ben Fry, Robert Wong of Google Labs, and an unexpected choice of final speaker…

What does a ton of CO2 look like?

A planned new waste-to-energy plant in Copenhagen will feature an art installation that will blow 30-metre smoke rings out of its chimney as a reminder of the pollution it is emitting

Dark arts

Using landmark architecture as its canvas, projection mapping has taken digital art away from the small screen and onto the streets…

Just what is it you’re against?

The Anti Design Festival seems to delight in its own confusion. While this means it offers a pleasantly messy counterpoint to the London Design Festival, it also makes for a contradictory, frustrating and occasionally misdirected series of shows

Anti Design Festival opens

The Anti Design Festival, Neville Brody’s outsider/insider, complimentary/ contradictory contribution to the London Design Festival opens tonight

Best In Book

The Best in Book selection from our Illustration Annual contains work from James Joyce, ilovedust, Sophia Augusta and more

Processing thoughts

McCann Erickson Manchester has created a poster campaign that combines photography and Processing to great effect


PhotoSketch is a computer programme that produces seamless composite photographs from stickmen-style freehand sketches