UK design group Nykris is responsible for developing graphics for Internet Explorer 5, the latest Microsoft Web browser for Apple Macintosh computers. The browser has been created to echo the transparent casing and colours of Apple’s iMac and iBook models. On-screen windows can be assigned ‘flavours’, such as tangerine, matching those available for the hardware. Newer icons, such as a heart which allows storing of favourite Internet sites, have also been introduced to give the system a more personal flavour.
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.