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Reith Lectures 2013: Grayson Perry

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Democracy Has Bad Taste Grayson Perry: Playing to the Gallery: 2013 Duration: 42 minutes: Episode 1 of 4 First broadcast: Tuesday 15 October 2013 In the first of four lectures, recorded in front of an audience at Tate Modern in London, the artist Grayson Perry reflects on the idea of quality and examines who and […]

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Bristol Comic and Zine Fair

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Bristol Comic and Zine Fair The Bristol Comic and Zine Fair returns for a third year to celebrate the world of DIY and independent publishing. When: Saturday October 5th 2013 Where: The Station, Silver Street, Bristol The fair brings together artists, writers, publishers and booksellers from across Bristol and further afield for a one-day market. […]

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A DCRC Must See

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A DCRC Must See:  UK Premiere of  * Submergence * – opens Friday September 13! ‘walk into an ocean of light…’ Submergence – A UK premiere from award-winning digital artists Squidsoup Friday 13 September – Saturday 12 October Experience a virtual world, where pixels on a screen are replaced by thousands of points of light […]

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Design Thinking on Radio 4

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A worthwhile listen to this episode of In Business on Radio 4. “There’s a certain magic when a product you’ve bought just simply works, when a company’s customer service satisfies instead of frustrates, or when a website gives you exactly the right information you need, exactly when you need it. But these seemingly serendipitous moments […]

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Saul Bass’ Birthday

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Saul Bass is celebrated in one of Google’s most elaborate doodles yet, playing on the designer’s best-known film credit sequences. http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2013/may/08/saul-bass-film-google-doodle

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Adobe Thinks Outside the Box

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- and puts us in it? From June, Adobe will no longer offer its industry-standard Creative Suite package; switching to the Creative Cloud model it began 2 years ago. Rather than a one-off payment for a box of disks and a license, the account subscription model means customers pay monthly to keep software active; Adobe […]

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Brand Thinking

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Debbie Millman artist andmodern-day philosopher, has spent nearly a decade interviewing some of today’s most revered designers, writers, artists, anthropologists, and various other thought leaders on her Design Matters radio show, which earned the prestigious Cooper Hewitt National Design Award in 2011. Brand Thinking and Other Noble Pursuits (public library) is the follow-up to the 2007 anthology How to Think Like […]

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