Thank Christ that’s over, eh? The season of goodwill gives way to the season of gloom, cold and sleet and it’s ages until the next Bank Holiday. But before Christmas ’94 becomes past, a big thank you to all who sent cards. As usual they ranged from awful turkeys to brilliant stars, but none was quite so arresting as that from design and marketing consultancy Blues – in cahoots with little-known Studio Roberto. Living up to its name, the Blues team donned stockings that Santa might have difficulty recognising as ye olde Christmas paraphernalia. The result is a staggering 14 inches high (card, of course).
As skateboarding makes its Olympics debut, designers discuss the creativity of skate culture and the art of great board design.
The library requires an identity for a new initiative, which looks to create a “single digital presence” for public libraries across the UK.
Three installations in total have been developed for the street, following an open call for “green” ideas earlier this year.
The new look features a redrawn wordmark, tweaked colours and a custom typeface, and was developed in collaboration with branding consultancy Mucho.