Mytton Williams has designed the annual report for the Royal Academy of Dance, which is released this week. Consultancy director Bob Mytton says the group was appointed to the project in February, with the aim of helping the charitable organisation rather than for the fees. Luke Rottner, chief executive of the academy, says Mytton Williams was given a loose rein to create something more colourful and innovative. Photographer Merlin Hendy was commissioned to produce images that created a sense of movement. He accomplished this by taking photos of a variety of different dancers in front of a wide range of bold-coloured, contrasting backgrounds.
The design studio has created an abstract logo of a bridge reflected on water to represent the charity, which looks to protect and maintain England and Wales’ waterways.
A show at the Lettering Arts Centre in Suffolk will delve into the art of alphabets, tracing the history of communication design from ancient symbols to the sophisticated systems we
This year’s week-long celebration of design will see installations by Kellenberger-White, Studio Frith and Waugh Thistleton Architects, plus a refined, “playful” visual identity by Pentagram’s Domenic Lippa.
Weird World Cup is a project that sees 20 illustrators create humorous artworks, which will be sold online to raise money for education charity Football Beyond Borders.