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.
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.
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