The future of book publishing is definitely orange, judging by two of the Booker Prize contenders. Like Margaret Atwood’s latest opus, Shena Mackay’s tome offers a muted version of the fashionable shade. You can see why Button Design chose Cicely Brown’s flaming painting as an image bleeding off the hardback cover. The book’s protagonist is after all “red-headed Ruby, a publican’s daughter with a taste for flames”. But the overall concept and prim typeface don’t set you alight. Published by Heinemann, priced 12.99. a fine balance
The supermarket’s selection, branded by Williams Murray Hamm, is aimed at those with allergies but also the health-conscious, and aims to celebrate rather than diminish “free from” food.
Design studio Someone has opted for “bright” colours, “oversized” graphics and a “decisive” tone of voice to create a range of print and digital assets in a bid to attract
The trainline has launched an awareness campaign around recycling and sustainability, and has commissioned illustrator Rebecca Sutherland to “upcycle” old newspapers and drink cans into intricate sculptures for it.
The organisation, which offers practical support and advice to children, young people, families and schools, has been given a new identity by Chromatic Brands in time for national Anti-Bullying Week.