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
Alongside a custom typeface, the new look for the online electrical retailer also includes a rethought colour palette, and a redrawn smile logo.
Weir was in the role for three and a half year and tells Design Week that she hopes her successor will not be one of the “usual suspects”.
The show, designed by Nissen Richards Studio aims to tell “the wider story of displacement alongside individuals’ narratives”.
Cert. is a recently-launched direct-to-consumer product that uses dissolvable tablets to create an at-home disinfectant and detergent.