Travel accessories manufacturer Design Go launches a range of 20 products in April. Designed by the company’s in-house team, aesthetics have been an important consideration, says Design Go creative director Barney Edwards. ‘Visual treatment is key and detail also has to be spot on in this impulse sector,’ explains Edwards. Products include the credit card-sized dual time clock (left) and the waterproof box (far left) which has been ‘fairly ruggedly detailed’, but remains ‘soft and friendly’, according to Edwards.
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.