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Ozwald Boateng is the first African tailor to design much sought after bespoke suits dresses some of the world's most stylish men.
"I am giving this lecture at a critical juncture, not only in our industry, but in the history of mankind and this planet." - Neville Brody
Simon Sankarayya interviewed by Andries Odendaal.
From sir with love
Sir Terence Conran, England's pioneering design innovator, requires little introduction.
"The worst mistake you can make is wearing an ill-fitting suit," according to Ozwald Boateng.
I have toyed with a project for some time that involves trying to capture what you see when you close your eyes, writes Lewis Blackwell.
The design virus
Sean O'Toole interviews Jonathan Barnbrook.
At the heart of recent discussions on sustainable development lie illusions. These illusions are founded on images, writes Lewis Blackwell.
Trusting the truth
Trust is not a word one often associates with documentary photography, writes Sean O'Toole.
The spirit of photography
Back to the Khumb Mela, the Hindu festival that takes place every 12 years outside Allahabad.
Keeping up with the Joneses
i-D's new book, Learn and Pass It On, is a collection of life lessons and mantras written, photographed or faxed by creatives.
The best of Mark Farrow
Manchester born Mark Farrow has been called one of the heroes of the creative industries by Creative Review Magazine and deservedly so.
More and more
This year in graphic design, there seem to have been more styles being touted than I can shake a stick at, writes Lewis Blackwell.
Crop till it hurts
Lewis Blackwell was once again - for about the 135th time in his life - stunned by the power of the crop in creative work.
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