Illustrator Andrew Davidson has been brought in by Manchester group Germ to create posters to promote the Flying Scotsman’s journeys. Davidson pays homage to 1920s and 1930s railway art, says Germ creative director David Barraclough. ‘We wanted to bring back the romance of the Golden Age of Steam, so Andrew was the perfect choice,’ he says.
Offthetopofmyhead’s founder and creative director says there’s no such thing as brand design and much of what the design industry says about brand is incomprehensible, pretentious and just plain daft.
The new store — conceived by design and architectural practice Gensler — has a gaming lounge, multi-purpose Community Theatre and a McLaren sports car on the ground floor.
From vegan vending machines to zero plastic takeaways, the food industry is finding inventive solutions to its plastic problem.