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 graphics of clubbing has been celebrated in a new book by designer Rick Banks. Now, designers reflect on their favourite nightclub identities from over the decades.
Eureka! has created a new identity for Bristol Old Vic, which is based on its archive of typography and poster designs dating back to the 18th century.
Humphries Kirk has worked with the Design Business Association and its members for 30 years, helping design studios grow, transition and close when necessary, having recently assisted the sale of
Children’s book illustration student Viola Wang has scooped this year’s top prize, beating over 80 other entrants.