Thoughtful

GraphicDesign&: Golden Meaning

For GraphicDesign&’s latest book, Golden Meaning, 55 creatives were asked to interpret mathematical concept the golden ratio. Responses include some witty and inventive work exploring how graphics can be used to convey complex or abstract theories…

Kate Moross: Make Your Own Luck

Art director and illustrator Kate Moross has published a book offering advice for aspiring creatives and a look at her impressive career so far…

An interview with hat-trick

As well as offering a detailed look at the studio’s recent work, hat-trick’s latest book – 240pp of thoughts – also features an interview with founders Jim Sutherland and Gareth Howat. Writer Nick Asbury asks the questions – and gets some interesting answers. The full Q&A is republished here

Spheric Dialogues by James Jarvis

While his spherical characters are perhaps the most simple to execute on paper, James Jarvis’ first book of their philosophising tackles some of the more complex questions in life

Accept & Proceed’s studio gallery

London design studio Accept & Proceed has curated an exhibition by set designer Gemma Tickle as part of a project to turn leftover space at its East London office into a gallery.

Nick Asbury

Nick Asbury has a way with words; whether they’re written for a studio brief, or a personal project. He is the designer’s writer

Re-designing Lolita

New book Lolita: The Story of a Cover Girl explores the challenges of creating a cover for Vladimir Nabokov’s 1955 novel and features new interpretations from 80 graphic designers.

On Solid Ground

A touring exhibition on display in London this month features beautiful but harrowing images of displaced refugees and innovative graphics by Lucienne Roberts+ and Michael Marriott.

Back of the net! Goal pie!

Away from the newsstand, the indie publishing sector provides a more thoughtful take on football for the discerning fan

Design Museum’s Designs of the Year 2013

The Design Museum’s Designs of the Year show is its usual eclectic self, marrying the gigantic (The Shard) with projects of more modest ambition. We pick out some highlights

Cheltenham Design Festival 2013

Following its successful inaugural run last year, the Cheltenham Design Festival is back this April, with another ambitious line-up of design luminaries and thoughtful discussions