design

Giving Turner Prize to Assemble is like giving Booker to Thomas Piketty

8 December 2015 13:22

Within the first ten minutes of last night’s televised Turner Prize ceremony, someone had twice declared that the award was…

Four-wheel-drives are to ISIS what longbows were to the English at Agincourt

12 September 2014 14:37

What exactly, I found myself wondering, would jihadists do without modern four-wheel-drives? Car ads are customarily shot on the French…

Eggcellent openings in Westminster

2 April 2014 11:45

Westminster City Council is advertising the role (offered by the Westminster Adult Education Service) of tutor in ‘Ukrainian egg decoration’ –…

Books do furnish a room

7 March 2013 10:55

The first time you run out of space for your books is a rite of passage for booklovers. It’s the…

Wanted: A British comic book industry

2 July 2012 0:00

Viz magazine. The Beano. Judge Dredd. 2000AD… But that’s about it. Why doesn’t Britain have a comic book industry? Try…