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).
Speaking at this year’s D&AD Festival in London, the graphic designer talks about the weird and wonderful world of Wes, brutal 8am starts and why her job felt like “playing
Creative director Jenny Theolin has launched a new platform that will name studios which treat their junior employees well based on “positive” reviews, rather than a “black-list” that shames companies.
The 30 shortlisted designs for this year’s Loewe Craft Prize will go on display at the museum this May, and the overall winner will be awarded €50,000.
The shortlist of 200 illustrators has been whittled down from over 3,000 entries, and will go on display at Somerset House in June.