Lambie-Nairn has turned to Aardman to create the character that completes its channel identity for BBC3, which went on air on Sunday. Design Week exclusively revealed the BBC3 logo last year, but these animations by Aardman’s Stefan Marjoram bring the youth strand’s values to life, says Lambie-Nairn executive creative director Gary Holt. Exhibiting ‘traits from tough and likeable to impulsive, sweet and mischievous’, the ‘blob’ is intended to ‘act as the intermediary between the audience and the BBC’, says Holt.
The independent music and arts festival based in Wales is in its 16th year, and celebrates its non-corporate ethos by commissioning a different illustrator annually to create its look and
The Association of Illustrators recently launched its #priceitright campaign, to encourage creatives to demand the right fees – the organisation shares its advice for freelancers.
A set of six stamps have been released to mark the 250th birthday of the Royal Academy of the Arts, and have been designed by renowned artists.
Earth is a kit made up of a model globe and smartphone app that uses augmented reality and artificial intelligence to teach people about the history of the world.