Channel Four Television Corporation has released its 1997 annual report, themed with buzzwords such as bold, innovative, lively, original and outspoken. Brian Cumming, senior designer at Synergy which created the document, says: ‘Channel 4 gave us these words to use as a hook, and the idea is they are going through the tube at the back of a TV set into the report. We wanted something which connected with the input of television.’
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.