Browns Design Associates has overhauled the brand and retail identity of independent London high fashion chain Matches. The project, which took a year to complete, rolled out last week across the firm’s eight stores. The imagery for the retailer, which sells high end designer labels including Prada, Dolce & Gabbana and Helmut Lang, features identical twins in Matches clothes in bizarre situations. It was photographed by David Stewart and is used in a variety of in-store applications as well as carrier bags.
The 30 shortlisted designs for this year’s Loewe Craft Prize will go on display at the museum this May, and the overall winner will be awarded €50,000.
The shortlist of 200 illustrators has been whittled down from over 3,000 entries, and will go on display at Somerset House in June.
A new research project by Thomas.Matthews and students from the RCA is aiming to “continue the conversation” about sustainability in the publishing industry.
D&AD has launched its eclectic branding for its annual festival and awards, taking place this week – we look at how it was co-designed by Hato and thousands of people