Designers are full of stories of the places they’ve picked up briefs, but few can compare to the prickly adventures of Webworks’ Chris Taylor. While in his back garden one day he spied a couple of hedgehogs, looking as if they were in need of medical assistance. Eventually, he tracked down St Tiggywinkles Animal Hospital Trust, who bent over backwards to help. So impressed were Taylor and his Webworks partner Peter Collingwood with St Tiggy’s service, they offered to design it a website. And after a couple of trips to the sanctuary, Collingwood has fallen for our spiky friends. Apparently they are much less demanding than the average client.
7-Inches for Planned Parenthood has released a compilation vinyl boxset featuring original work from the likes of designer Shepard Fairey and musician Björk to raise money for the charity.
Integrated packaging design specialist Equator shares advice on what it takes to stand out as a successful design consultancy in a competitive landscape.
The cans feature the artist’s famous toucan and lobster illustrations, created during his four-decade-long association with the brand.
Integrated packaging design specialist Equator, offers tips on how to keep new business coming through the door.