Digital Catapult Centre, London Technology Week

There Is A UK Innovation Revolution — But Not At London Tech Week


At London Technology Week, serial digital entrepreneur Laura Brown makes an entertaining yet compelling argument for us to look beyond the corporate gloss and consider the real drive behind the 21st century’s fastest growing economy…...

Inprint Print Fair Liverpool

Artists Of The Month: Emily Briselden-Waters & Holly Gleave (Inprint)


“Ignore any doubts and get on with it”: our new Artists of the Month and print fair pioneers share pearls of wisdom on doing what they love in parallel to making a living… Emily Briselden-Waters...

Eastern Exchanges at Manchester Art Gallery: Lin Cheung, Willow (2008-9)

An Exhibition Of Illusion And Obsession: Eastern Exchanges


Linda Pittwood finds a myriad of cultural obsessions from a huge geographical area at Manchester Art Gallery’s latest craft and design show… On the horizontal axis: East and West. On the vertical: an...

Artwork created for No Homers Club: Artist Of The Month: Spudgun

Artist Of The Month: Spudgun


Ahoy hoy! Our latest Artist Of The Month unveils his Simpsons-inspired artwork for No Homers Club, his successful Secret 7″ submission and demystifies the reason behind his alter-ego. What’s not to like? What comes to...

Pompidou -- Malik Thomas

Artist of the Month: Malik Thomas


The devil is in the detail: our new Artist of the Month is as skilled at intricate architectural drawing as he is at sensitively rendered portraits. Laura Robertson catches up with the young designer at...

UK Pavilion at Milan Expo 2015: Wolfgang Buttress design

Reintroducing Darkness And Mystery Into Lighting Design: Chris Lowe


Lighting designer Chris Lowe tells Elisa Artesero what it’s like creating the UK’s Milan Expo pavilion, his love of Tungsten lamps and Guerrilla Lighting, and why we’re more creative in the dark… 2015 is the International Year...

Rob Lowe's Anorak magazine -- Design Manchester 14

Tech Vs Tradition: Design Manchester & The Science of Imagination


Alex Croll is introduced to the designers, publishers and illustrators forging ahead with the latest technology to push their sector firmly into the future. But what does this mean for the traditional, physical...

adidas SPEZIAL exhibition, Manchester 2014. Image courtesy size

The Humble Magnificence Of adidas SPEZIAL


Designer and adidas fan Mike Holmes visits the brand’s touring exhibition, and marvels at the humble magnificence of functional footwear that was elevated to greatness by working class lads; long before the fashion...

The Everyman Theatre in Liverpool by Haworth Tompkins architects wins 2014 RIBA Stirling Prize for the best new building of the year. Image courtesy Andrew Hendry

Congratulations Everyman! Theatre Wins RIBA Stirling Prize 2014


Liverpool’s new Everyman Theatre, designed by architects Haworth Tompkins, wins Britain’s most prestigious architecture award… It’s official: the best building of the year, according to the Royal Institute of British Architects, is the Everyman Theatre in...