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Newspaper with no photographs?

November 15, 2013


What would a newspaper look like with no photos?  French newspaper Libération  has done just this to make the point of showing how important and powerful photographs are.   “A visual shock. For the first time in its history, Libération is published without photographs. In their place: a series of empty frames that create a form of silence; […]

Vogue Archive Webinar – 30 January

January 25, 2013


Hi ProQuest, the database company who provide our access to the Vogue Archive, is running a webinar about it on Wednesday 30th January, at 2pm (GMT).  The event is free, but you will need to register online to be able to view and interact with the presenter. According to ProQuest: The Vogue Archive contains the […]

Website We Like: Art of the Title

November 27, 2012


Art of the Title describes itself as “the leading online resource of title sequence design, spanning the film, television, conference, and videogame industries.” It’s searchable by either title sequence, or by designer or studio, and there are a lot of very well known productions from classics of TV and cinema, such as North by North […]

Creative Club Access Problem – Temporary Fix

October 24, 2011


Hi We have had trouble accessing the Creative Club (archive of + 1.5 million ads)  site for about a week or so – for some reason the route we usually use isn’t allowing us to sign in.  We are working on a fix with Creative Club at the moment. If you still need to access […]

Design Week Ceasing Publication

July 5, 2011


We’ve received notification that the most recent issue of Design Week will be the last issue to be published.  There will still be an online presence, but the paper magazine will no longer be available. Back issues of Design Week can be found on the following databases: Business Source Complete, from September 2001 to present. Nexis […]

New Image Collection on VADS – Women’s Suffrage

June 16, 2011


Image © The Women´s Library, London Metropolitan University. VADs, (Visual Arts Data Service) has just published a new collection of images on it’s website featuring posters, photographs, postcards, badges, and other memorabilia relating to the British suffrage movement.  The digitised material represents a selection of the collections housed at the Women’s Library at London Metropolitan […]

British Library eBook App

June 10, 2011


Got an Ipad? Interested in historical book design?  The British Library has created an app that provides full text access to titles from their 19th century book collection. It includes classic novels, works of philosophy, history and science. Browse a thousand scanned original editions free for a limited period

How to Use a Magazine

April 21, 2011


Former design director of The New York Times Khoi Vinh’s ‘How To Use A Magazine’ infographic for Stack America parodies unnecessarily complicated how-to screens on some magazine iPad apps.

Grafik Magazine

February 3, 2011


The editors of Grafik magazine, which recently ceased publication, have written to us to say that the last issue is available to be downloaded online at This was ready to go to print at the time the publication ceased, but was never published. They also plan to resurrect the magazine with a new publisher.  […]