David Bowie poses for a portrait in 1976. Photograph: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

Two years ago, music promoter, booker and David Bowie aficionado John Brereton thought it would be a great idea to devise a celebration of all things (...)

David Bowie: events around the country in memory of the singer

Saturday, January 6 Dublin Bowie Festival Various venues across Dublin dublinbowiefestival.ie Fast becoming a magnet for David Bowie fans worldwide(...)

A candle in front of a painting of  David Bowie in Brixton, London, after his death was announced. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

In the wake of David Bowie’s death, the impulse to treat Blackstar like a puzzle to be solved was understandable yet seemed to defeat the point of his(...)

A design by Tado studio, inspired by London

1 “It’s pronounced jif, not gif” So say Pamela Reed and Matthew Rader, although they don’t explain why. The graphics interchange format was cr(...)

‘You build up a visual language that people can use’: The  design fonts and features that accompany David Bowie's final album Blackstar

When David Bowie died on January 10th, his last album – its lyrics, design and even release date – were sifted for every possible meaning or portent.(...)