Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio has been commissioned by Veuve Clicquot to create the Comet – a series of identical installations forming gazebo-like shelters – for the final of the champagne brand’s Gold Cup Polo Tournament at Cowdray Park, West Sussex, on 19 July. The design takes its cue from Dixon’s Comet lamp which launched at Milan in April, and is said to partly replicate the comet found on Veuve Clicquot’s logo.
An upcoming exhibition at the University of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries will highlight the origins of English graphic design as spearheaded by scribes, engravers and painters during this period.
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Integrated packaging design specialist Equator Design shares advice on what it takes to stand out as a successful design consultancy in a competitive landscape and get known for it.