It is not just corporate networking which blossoms into full-blown commissions. There are other ways, as Landor has discovered. The consultancy has just created South Australian Central, the new website for the South Australian government. The job came via David Redhill in London, who contacted the South Australian government’s IT consultant, Robert Debelle, who appointed Dean Fernandes at Landor’s San Francisco office. The three were drawn together by the discovery that they are all keen surfers. Which just goes to show that the net is not the only thing worth surfing.
The Guardian Media Group’s Sunday paper, The Observer, has launched a biannual, print design magazine, which looks to bridge the gap between consumer and specialist publications.
Online art shop RoomFifty has worked with studio Intoart, commissioning four disabled creatives to design prints that are being sold for £20 each.
Protests against climate change and ecological destruction are currently taking place across the world – we speak to graphic designer, Clive Russell, about how the eco group has used creativity
Samsung says its Space Monitor has been designed to address the customer desire for more deskspace by offering an elegant solution, which allows the product to blend into its environment.