John Darbyshire, founder of newly launched JD Communications, is obviously no shrinking violet. Rather than a boring picture of himself on the fire escape of his office, as is the norm for such occasions, the announcement of the company launch is accompanied by a double-sided model agency photograph of Darbyshire, a former Australian Division One rugby player, in both city slicker and weekend action man modes. Perhaps the model image will help him perform as well in a pitch as on one.
We talk to the multi-faceted designer about leaving Poke after 18 years, his future projects and the race to recreate the hamburger.
Faced with less students studying creative subjects at A Level and undergraduate tuition fees on the rise, D&AD senior foundation manager Hilary Chittenden is calling on the design industry to
The new identity is built around the notion of “Welsh spirit” and features an updated dragon design inspired by “chiselled rock and slate”.
PepsiCo’s former design director of global beverages Paul Woodvine is now managing creative director at design consultancy Vault49. Here he shares his best tips on standing out and finding the