1. List

    In response to Elle magazine’s partnership with three London-based creative agencies for its November issue, editorial assistant Maisie Skidmore questions whether feminism actually needs rebranding and whether the campaign succeeds. As ever, you can join the discussion below.

  2. Opinion-list

    This week assistant editor James Cartwright suggests that the reason for Google’s logo redesign success is that people trust them as a brand and respect the service they provide. But is he wrong? As ever we welcome your comments below…

  3. Opinion-list

    This week editor-in-chef Rob Alderson welcomes the London Design Festival’s renewed focus on graphics but argues this is just the first step on a much longer journey. As ever you can add your thoughts using the discussion thread below…

  4. Southbank-list

    This week Emily Beber looks at the fierce debate around plans to move the Southbank skaters from the Undercroft and calls for a greater respect for both the skaters and the sport as whole. As ever you can add your thoughts using the thread below…

  5. Hmlist

    Hayao Miyazaki, co-founder of Studio Ghibli and creator of such films as Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle and Princess Mononoke is retiring. Liv Siddall asks if his legend can live on, and whether Studio Ghibli films can be the same without his utterly unique input. As always we welcome your comments below…

  6. Opinion-list

    This week assistant editor James Cartwright attempts to add a reality check to all the hype surrounding Peckham. As ever your comments are encouraged below…

  7. List

    This week editor Rob Alderson extolls the virtues of the UK’s most creative city. As ever you can add your thoughts using the thread below…

  8. Marina-opinion-list

    This week editorial assistant Maisie Skidmore questions whether Marina Abramović’s celebrity collaborations in the run-up to the opening of the Marina Abramović Institute are compromising her reputation as a pioneer of long durational performance art. As ever, you can add your comments in the thread below.

  9. Opinion-list

    This week, assistant editor Liv Siddall asks why there were so many complaints over the new Marmite advert when it is, essentially, just a good advert. What do you think? Love it or hate it? Comments welcome.

  10. Opinion-list

    This week assistant editor James Cartwright encourages social media users to be kinder to each other in the wake of a week of terrible Twitter harassment. Comments below are encouraged as ever…

  11. Opinion-list

    This week editor Rob Alderson tackles a long-nursed grievance relating to how the design process plays out on the hit TV show The Apprentice. As ever you can add your thoughts to the discussion using the thread below…

  12. Opinion-list

    This week the debate over interns has raised its head again with two very different contributions. Here our own (paid!) intern Maisie Skidmore looks at the new row and explains why Intern magazine offers some hope. As ever you can add your thoughts using the thread below…

  13. Opinion-list

    This week James Cartwright celebrates Zaha Hadid’s purchase of the Design Museum’s current Shad Thames home and her ongoing transformation into a national treasure. As always your comments are welcomed, nay encouraged, below…

  14. Opinion-list

    This week Liv Siddall presents the top five aspects we think truly make a really great student degree show, but have we missed anything out? All comments welcome in this seasonal Opinion piece…

  15. Opinion-list

    This week Rob Alderson looks at Studio Output’s new logo for the BBC’s Glastonbury coverage and argues it is the right way to reflect an event that is much-changed. As ever you can add your thoughts using the thread below…

  16. Opinion-list

    This week artist and curator Gaynor O’Flynn reports back from the Venice Biennale and argues that it’s time for a fair trade policy for artists. As ever you can add your thoughts using the thread below.

  17. Opinion-list

    This week Maisie Skidmore wonders whether digital publishers should be pandering to the reduced attention spans of the iGeneration and shorten classic children’s books. As ever you can add your thoughts using the thread below.

  18. Opinion-list

    This week editor Rob Alderson reflects on an American newspaper’s decision to axe its entire photography staff and asks what it means for the future of photojournalism. As ever you can add your thoughts using the discussion thread below.

  19. Opinion-list

    This week Michael Ian Kaye, the creative director and partner of Mother New York and Thomas Kemeny explain what design and advertising could and should be learning from each other. As ever you can add your thoughts using the thread below…

  20. Opinion-list

    Our intern Holly Wilkins talks about the current status of gardening and how the Chelsea Flower Show, which often ticks all the boxes of an art and design exhibition, can sometimes fall on deaf ears.

  21. Opinion-list

    This week Richard van der Laken, director of What Design Can Do?, which takes place in Amsterdam on Thursday and Friday, issues a call to arms for The Era of The Designer to begin…

  22. Opinion-list

    This week Ailbhe McNabola, associate director of policy and research at the Design Council explains why the new legal protection for design is so welcome. As usual you can add your thoughts below…

  23. Opinion-list

    This week editor Rob Alderson reflects on the Turner Prize nominees and nails his colours to the mast of who he wants to win. As ever you can add your thoughts using the thread below.

  24. Opinion-list

    The publication that brought us “Position of the Month” is no more – this week assistant editor Liv Siddall looks at the demise of More! magazine and suggests that we should show solidarity with all of those fighting the good fight in print. As ever you can add your thoughts below…

  25. Opinion-list

    This week, Holly Wilkins looks at the furore around US retailer American Apparel’s recent adverts, and how those banned promo spots are being put to the public for their opinion on the matter.

  26. List

    This week editor Rob Alderson says the social media generation need to decide how online profiles and public life intersect. As ever you can add your thoughts using the discussion thread below…

  27. Opinion-list

    This week editor Rob Alderson celebrates It’s Nice That’s sixth birthday with six musings about online art and design publishing. As ever you can add your thoughts using the discussion thread below…

  28. Opinion-list

    This week illustrator and visiting lecturer David Callow looks at why developing a style at university might not be as negative as it is sometimes seen. As ever you can add your thoughts using the discussion thread below.

  29. Opinion-list

    This week, fresh from her visit to Reykjavik’s Design March, assistant editor Liv Siddall shares some thoughts on Iceland’s creative community, and suggests that we could maybe learn a thing or two. As ever, you can add your thoughts using the discussion thread below.

  30. Opinion-list

    This week assistant editor Liv Siddall looks at the hoary issue of plagiarism and wonders whether maybe we all get a bit too het up about it. As ever you can add your thoughts using the discussion thread below.

  31. Oplist

    This week fresh from his trip to South Africa for Design Indaba, illustrator and LCC Dean of Design Lawrence Zeegen tells us where he found the country’s real graphic vernacular. As always, you can add your thoughts using the thread below…

  32. Opinionlist

    This week editor Rob Alderson looks at the somewhat derided magazine cover of the century shortlist and asks how we can really pit these kind of things against each other. As ever you can join the discussion using the thread below..

  33. Opinion-list

    This week Andrew Campbell, course leader graphics at Norwich University of the Arts, makes the case for what university design courses could and should be pushing. As ever you can join the debate below…

  34. Opinion-list

    As The Daily Mail website scoops a design effectiveness award, editor Rob Alderson looks at its strengths and asks whether its controversial style means it doesn’t get the design credit it deserves. As always, you can join the debate below…

  35. Opinion-list

    This week editor Rob Alderson looks at Blackberry’s decision to hire Alicia Keys as global creative director and what message that sends to designers everywhere. As usual come join the debate on the thread below…

  36. Opinion-list

    This week, in the excitement of Pride and Prejudice turning 200, Anna Trench is wary of the extent to which celebrations of a work peddle pre-conceived readings. We welcome your comments below.

  37. Opinionlist

    This week assistant editor James Cartwright takes on the thorny issue of rebrands, and asks whether in the current climate of online criticism, some designers are choosing to play it safe by going back to the future. Remember you can add your views below!

  38. Opinion-list

    Editor Rob Alderson looks at the Design Museum’s shortlist for this year’s Designs of the Year and picks who he’d like to see scoop the gongs in each category. But is he right? You can join the discussion using the thread below.

  39. Opinion-list

    Editor Rob Alderson looks at the whys and wherefores of so-called ruin porn and considers the contexts in which it has creative or cultural merit. As ever we’d love to know what you think and you can add your voice to the discussion below…

  40. Opinion-list

    Editor Rob Alderson tries to explain why a new show revelling the very worst bits this city has to offer has been such a hit and why creatives should embrace the darker, dirtier sides of life. As ever feel free to add your comments in the discussion thread below!