A simple graphic representation of a Scottish thistle adorns the labels of these beers, which are brewed in Scotland. ‘They are instantly identifiable,’ says in-house designer David Gladwin. Camra’s Ashworth agrees. ‘The designs are modern and eye-catching, and not aimed at the traditional beer drinker.’ The beer is, in fact, ‘aimed at no-one in particular’, says Gladwin. ‘We wanted to move away from beer’s fuddy duddy image,’ he adds, ‘and make it contemporary and approachable for younger drinkers.’ Black Isle’s pump clips, letterheads, business cards and vehicles all feature the thistle icons.
As Kosovan Masters student Edon Muhaxheri publishes his thesis on a forgotten Albanian alphabet from the 19th century, we speak to him about reimagining it as a digital font and
BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs has a new identity created by D8, which takes inspiration from the watercolour paintings of Marc Chagall.
As LDF celebrates its fifteenth year, we look at the major commissioned installations within the V&A, which are spotlighting new spaces and finding different ways to interact with collections.
Design Week deputy editor Sarah Dawood will chair two panel discussions at Designjunction, featuring panellists including The Dots founder Pip Jamieson and Design Council CEO Sarah Weir.