With such busy schedules to keep, you might not have had the chance to catch up on this week's biggest design news stories. Lucky for you, we've rounded them up in this handy little list that will make sure you get to the good stuff, quickly.
We're not ones to brag, but Generate is pretty much the web design event of the year. Brought to you by net magazine and Creative Bloq, Generate New York is back for third year running on Friday 22 April 2016 with a truly stellar lineup of speakers. You'll save up to $100 if you buy early, which is what the smart people do.
With less than two months until it's release, hype for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is in full swing. This week, they released the official poster and trailer for the movie, which caused a bunch of people to cry and wail 'Where's Luke?!' The real question is, did you manage to get tickets before your cinema site crashed?
Not only does the latest issue of Computer Arts have a heat-reactive cover (yes, really!) it also contains one of the most anticipated lists this year – the UK's top design agencies. Who will come out on top? Who will sink lower than expected? You'll find the answers here.
Open Bionics, an award-winning technology and engineering company founded in Bristol, England, have teamed up with Disney Accelerator to create 3D-printed bionic hands for young amputees. Including designs from Iron Man, Frozen and Star Wars, this cutting edge prosthetic limb technology will have kids (and adults!) looking and feeling awesome.
Unless you've been living under a rock this week, chances are you'll have realised Wednesday was officially Back to the Future day. The day meant a host of great designs came out – from Mondo's album artwork to poster exhibitions to original GIF illustrations – proving Back to the Future is still as inspirational as it ever was. We even bagged an interview with the original VFX art director!
Typography nerds and board game enthusiasts unite! There's a new Scrabble in town. Created by graphic designer and Scrabble enthusiast Andrew Capener, this release is the third of his 'Scrabble Typography Editions'. Released by Winning Solutions, this set includes 12 new fonts chosen by Capener, plus a redesigned game board and score pad.
Moleskine have done some pretty incredible collaborations, with everyone from The Hobbit and Evernote to Lego and Coca-Cola becoming a themed notebook. Not ones to be left out of the Star Wars hype, they've unleashed two themed designs that come complete with origami X-Wings.
As one of the most beloved stories ever, there's been plenty of limited edition versions of Alice in Wonderland. However, none have come close to this beautiful offering, featuring all-new illustrations from Andrea D'Aquino. Breathing new life into this tale, you'll definitely want to get your hands on one.
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