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 awards look at how design can contribute to a business’ success, and this year’s winning projects include those for Carlsberg, Raspberry Pi and Budweiser.
As T magazine unveils its new look under the editorial direction of novelist Hanya Yanagihara, we speak to creative director Patrick Li about the design’s greater “sense of urgency”, and
A new book from Thames & Hudson compiles over 60 examples of environmental graphics and murals from across the world. We speak to author and designer Sean Adams about the
Organised by file sharing service Loop.gl, London Loop will see work by designers and other creatives displayed in public spaces all over the city.