I've read around this topic and I tend to agree with the concensus: British (and Irish) people are far better served by our mainstream media outlets, so we don't really have that urge to shake things up. #link
This has been linked pretty much everywhere else. But I like it, so there. (On a related note, I would have used Helvetica as the sans-serif for Furnace but it wasn't available, so Arial had to do. Not that you can tell the difference, really.) #link
If I might have your attention for a moment, I’ve written a feature for the wonderfully eclectic Sigla magazine. It’s all about eBay, which this year is celebrating both its 10th anniversary and the launch of its dedicated Irish site. Hope you enjoy it.
From the regularly insightful Design Observer:
> The Daily Telegraph has won the prestigious UK Newspaper Design of the Year award for 2005, also known as “The Quark Award.” Quark, Inc. provider of QuarkXPress software, sponsors the award that singles out the UK’s best-designed newspaper. (The Telegraph is produced entirely in Adobe InDesign and InCopy software.)
If they don't consider the Zimbabwe situation a serious problem, it's no wonder Africa's so fucked up. I mean, how can you expect to build a strong continent when you constantly turn your backs on your own? #link