desktop’s February issue is out

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Published:  January 30, 2013
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desktop’s February issue is out

The February 2013 issue of desktop magazine (issue #290) is now on sale and available until the end of February. This month’s theme is ‘activated’ – the issue examines the role of design in political discourse and social issues.

The issue features a cover designed by Brisbane-based studio Inkahoots, and introduces a new spine graphic series designed by Bianca Chang (and photographed by Jacob Ring).


INSIDE THE ISSUE:

Interview: Inkahoots
Inkahoots recently celebrated its 20th anniversary. Jason Grant shares the studio’s journey, philosophy and what they have learned along the way.

Interview: Inkahoots

Profile: David Lancashire
David Lancashire shows no sign of slowing down since setting up his practice in 1976. He continues to pursue his passion for addressing the political, social and cultural issues that challenge Australia and the world at large.

Interview: David Lancashire

Profile: Reg Mombassa
Reg Mombassa shares some of his politically motivated work, as well as some insights into his outlook on the world.

Profile: Reg Mombassa

Feature: A history of dissent
Seven designers choose an image or campaign that they believe helped define Australia’s rich legacy of political and social activism.

Feature: A History of Dissent

Interview: Occupy Design
Noel Douglas speaks about the Occupy Design project is, how it relates to the international Occupy movement, and the role he sees design playing in this turbulent time of political discourse.

Interview: Occupy Design

Interchange: Metahaven vs. Responsive Projects
Brisbane-based collaboration, Responsive Projects, interviews Metahaven a think tank focusing on design, visual identity and political issues.

Interchange: Metahaven vs. Responsive Projects

February 2013 issue of desktop - cover designed by Inkahoots

Subscribe to desktop magazine – both print and digital options available. If you subscribe before 31 March 2013, you’ll receive a seed-embedded postcard – plant it and watch a shrub grow (conditions apply).

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