Hat-Trick has conceived the design of the Salvation Army International Headquarters building in London, which was opened this week by HRH Princess Anne. Transparency and clarity were major criteria for the design and the consultancy was briefed to create an open, contemporary building that could be seen as the antithesis of the Salvation Army’s traditional image. Hat-Trick has developed signage, as well as exhibition and cafÃ© graphics for the building, which is located near the Tate Modern in Bankside.
The branding features a strong, typographic logo based on the designer’s initials, and a “clashing” colour palette of beige and pink.
Last week, we wrote about a new retrospective on graphic designer Nigel Waymouth, whose psychedelic work graced the album covers of Pink Floyd and Jimi Hendrix during the 1960s. Now,
Illustrator and designer Ben Tallon looks at how rising tuition fees are deterring budding creative students, and asks whether short courses could be just as valuable.
The organisation’s ongoing Design in the Public Sector programme will focus on addressing lifestyle issues such as smoking through prevention methods as part of a 16-week course.