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 branding for Fox Meets Owl plays off the perceived personalities of both animals.
The fund will look to support creative projects that can tackle the issue through things like gamification, incentives and storytelling.
The London and New York-based consultancy will partner with Universal Design Studio and Map Project Office under the AKQA umbrella.
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