A fourth-year student on Glasgow School of Art’s visual communications course, Andrea McCrindle, has won a competition to design a family of identities for London- and Glasgow-based TV company, Ideal World. Judges, including actor Robbie Coltrane, architect Sir Richard Rogers, Channel 4’s Stuart Cosgrove, TV presenter Muriel Gray and incoming Design Museum director Alice Rawsthorn, commended the identity for its use of the word ‘idea’ within the name ‘Ideal World’. McCrindle wins a work placement at the TV company and an Apple G4 Cube. The identity launches in a month.
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A new, independent magazine celebrating classic graphic symbols has launched, based on a popular Instagram account created by a London-based designer.
The charity has published its second Design Economy report, which looks at the value of the industry and who makes it up. While design contributes £85bn to the economy, there
D&AD’s annual student and graduate awards sees 194 recipients of its coveted pencil prizes this year, with a campaign for the housing crisis taking the top spot.