Blue, the in-house design team at Sony Music Entertainment, has created packaging for the Haiku record label. The name is taken from an epigrammatic Japanese verse form of 17 syllables, based on the theory of ‘less means more’. The label is aimed at the independent pop music market, and intentionally distanced itself from its origins as part of Epic/Sony in a bid to be less corporate. The printed card band, which also holds the compact disc inside its packaging, is the only section of the recycled card case to be printed. The concept is applied to both vinyl and CD cover.
The print designs for Eduardo Paolozzi’s multi-coloured mosaic tiles, which were almost destroyed in 2015, are to be auctioned this week in his hometown, Edinburgh.
A patent filed by the Google-owned autonomous vehicle company shows how sensors in its cars could be used to detect a collision with a pedestrian or cyclist, and soften the
Spanning everything from graphics to transport design, the 10th iteration of the annual awards and exhibition includes a search and rescue drone that assists refugees and the national place branding
The latest in his series on assumptions, business adviser John Scarrott considers potential pitfalls and how designers can sell their services more successfully.