‘Light-hearted and eye-catching’ was the brief given to Light & Coley by J Sainsbury promotional planning manager Colin Wagstaffe. The design in question is point-of-sale graphics to tie in with the seasonal events of October’s Halloween and November’s Bonfire Night. Light & Coley designer Abigail Williams jokes: ‘I used a bright, lively Pop Art style to get children and adults into the spirit.’ The graphics go into the retailer’s countrywide chain of supermarkets within the next few days.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.
The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.