Despite the adage never work with children or animals, designers have discarded this rule and used our feathered and furry friends as brand icons for years. The Nature of Selling, a Silk Pearce-sponsored exhibition at Colchester’s Natural History Museum, explores this phenomenon. Lost for beastie-themed identities? Try the HMV dog, the Frosties tiger, the Penguin penguin and the Lacoste crocodile. And then there’s the follow up show: How Does your Brand Grow? – The role of fruit and vegetables in design: Apple, Tomato, Tangerine…
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.