For decades, the way women appeared in advertisements was dictated by men. But now female photographers and creatives are changing the rules – as the new exhibition shows. Alice Jones meets the Mad Women
It’s been hailed as a design classic, and blamed for the deaths of millions. Now Kalashnikov and its parent company has announced a rebrand and an ambition to become as big as Apple. Would you help them?
The execution was as workmanlike as it was sudden. “The Office.com Clip Art and image library has closed shop,” a Microsoft Office blog declared on Monday. In an offensively hamfisted stab at consolation, the post continued: “Customers … still have the ability to add images to their documents using Bing Image Search.”
The deliciously dark illustrator who came up alongside Maurice Sendak and Shel Silverstein made books about erotic frogs that landed him on the blacklist
New publication History of the Monotype Corporation provides a fascinating insight into the type and technology industry since the end of the nineteenth century. Here, the book’s co-editor Andrew Boag reveals how this very impressive publication came about.
The Brick 2014 show for Lego enthusiasts is about to take place in London, but critics say the toy has become less creative, with too many specialised pieces and instruction manuals. Is this true? Lego was simple once, the critics complain. Using just a few blocks, usually square or rectangular, you could make anything. Lack […]
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