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The Wind Tunnel Project

Disused wind tunnels at a former aviation centre in Hampshire open to the public for the first time this weekend. Once used to test aircraft from Spitfires to Concorde, the impressive structures will host art installations, banquets and musical performances…

Degree show listings 2014

With degree shows already underway across the country, we’ve put together a list of dates for individual college shows, plus group events taking place in the capital.

All Possible Futures

Can ‘speculative design’ unlock a hitherto unrealised potential for graphic design to go beyond business as usual?

Stories from Cape Town

Collaboration was a strong theme at this year’s Design Indaba, with talks from a diverse range of speakers

Celebrating the life and work of Muriel Cooper

The graphic design canon. Is there one? And if there is, who’s in it? Josef Müller-Brockmann? Paul Rand? Armin Hoffman? Milton Glaser? Otl Aicher? Alan Fletcher? You could make a strong case for each of these designers, and a few dozen others. But how many of them would be women?The question of female representation in […]

Secret 7″ Record Fair Returns

Secret 7″, the record fair that offers shoppers the chance to pick up a unique vinyl artwork by a world-famous artist at a bargain price – or just a nice looking sleeve by an as-yet-unknown designer – returns next month.

RCA’s secret postcard sale

The Royal College of Art’s anonymous postcard exhibition and sale returns for its twentieth year later this month. This year’s contributors include Milton Glaser, Pete Fowler, Grayson Perry, Jarvis Cocker, Paul Smith and David Bailey.

Marking Mobil

Chermayeff & Geismar’s hugely influential corporate design programme and visual identity hits its half century

Six Great New Music Videos

There have been some great videos released in the last few weeks. Leading our round-up this time is the latest from Josh Cole, the photographer-turned-music video director who has become renowned for his documentary style promos. This one, for Chase & Status, is a moving narrative shot on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana…

RCA’s Christmas cards for Tate

Students and graduates of the Royal College of Art’s School of Communications have designed a set of Christmas cards for Tate.