October 12, 2018

Is it possible to get excited over some vintage supermarket budget range packaging? Well, it is when it's the Sainsbury's packaging archive - there's even a book on this very subject. But the good news is that the full archive is now available online too. Eggs!

July 10, 2018

 Is this heat wave ever going to end? Just in case it doesn't, Kate & The Ink has got you covered with this weather-appropriate print.

Enid Marx (1902-1998) was a textile designer, printmaker and illustrator who defined mid-20th century British design. She’s best known nowadays for her industrial textiles for the London Transport board and wartime utility furniture scheme, but in reality her work was...

Mail order cordial is a first on us, but in fact Elderbrook has been around for a while now and strikes us as a work of absolute genius. It’s a simple concept, beautifully done: you choose between nine flavours, and tell them how often you’d like your cordial (which is...

Here at Actual Size magazine we love beautifully thought out, well-crafted surface pattern design, especially when it’s also infused with great reference points. Gail Myerscough’s hand-drawn work (finished off with a little illustrator magic) displays the perfect combi...

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February 1, 2019

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