Start-up design production group Sixfootsix has been appointed by the International Olympic Committee to produce the opening sequence for this year’s Olympic Games in Athens. The titles are broadcast globally on the night of the opening ceremony on 13 August and will feature throughout the duration of the competition. Sixfootsix partnered with North One TV to win a pitch against 40 international production groups. The sequence uses a time line device to look back at more than 2000 years of Greek sporting history. It is estimated that 4bn people watched the opening of the 2000 games in Sydney.
The successful projects from this year’s awards come from creatives from around the world, working across categories including home, office, retail and hospitality.
Advocacy groups and businesses, including the Creative Industries Federation, have written an open letter to the UK government.
Designed by Morrama studio, Wild is a compostable refill deodorant that takes aim at the cosmetic industry’s waste problem.
The man behind the updated Mini, Fiat 500 and BMW X5 turns his eye to a completely different design project: the baby seat.