Landor Associates’ London general manager, Charlie Wrench, has been promoted to managing director, Landor UK. He replaces Craig Branigan who was promoted to president and chief operating officer of Landor worldwide last month (DW 12 May). Wrench says: ‘My new role is to help with Landor’s long-term vision to be the benchmark of the global branding industry. I look forward to helping shape the UK office’s contribution to this vision in the future.’
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.