Being one of the few design groups known outside the industry can have its downside, as a recent Sunday Telegraph business editorial reminded us. Delivering a blow-by-blow account of Royal & SunAlliance’s strategic shortcomings, the column couldn’t resist a dig elsewhere. ‘Next, RSA will hire Wolff Olins to find a new name for the group at a cost of millions,’ it said.
The new permanent displays are part of a year-long, Department for Transport led initiative to get more young people to study engineering.
This month, an exhibition opened showcasing 20 years of Penguin Essentials. Now, designers tell us about their favourite editions of books with illustrated covers.
Pentagram partner Michael Bierut has had a 40-year-career, which spans the ubiquitous Hillary Clinton US presidential campaign logo, Mastercard’s first rebrand in 20 years and the wayfinding for the New
Queens of Industry runs until 2019 at Leeds Industrial Museum, and tells the stories of working women who acted as industrial ambassadors for Britain throughout the 20th century.