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Yesterday The Guardian was inducted into the Design Week Hall of Fame. ‘Not only has it gone through a bold and ground-breaking redesign inrecent years, it has managed more than any other national title to apply the same design values to its website’ – Lynda Relph-Knight, DW editor.

Meanwhile, Design Week redesigns and launches a new blog today.

Ex-editor posts an archive of the first 71 front covers of US satirical magazine Spy, designed by Alexander Isley. Correction: Designers also included Stephen Doyle, MArk Michealson and DW Honeycutt.

London free newspaper Metro launches a competition in collaboration with D&AD – design a four-page ‘wrap’ to motivate the city’s commuters.

Folio discovers magaziney-ness, or ‘the new squeezable ketchup bottle’ as Esquire put it (thanks Andrew).

David Hepworth makes a good point about how free review copies of CDs helped music reviewers. But that time ended a while ago didn’t it?

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