Graphic designer Vince Frost and his consultancy Frost Design have reaped an armload of awards for work on the Independent Magazine. The list of honours includes a gold award from the Society of Publication Designers in New York for this cover. And three other covers and three complete magazine editions took merits as well. The New York and Tokyo type directors clubs lauded Frost’s Independent Magazine work, and the Art Directors Club in New York conferred an award of distinctive merit for a series of Independent Magazine covers. Frost’s work on Big magazine also scored in each competition.
We speak to baton designer Laura Nyahuye about the work behind the project and how her Zimbabwean heritage influenced the design.
The cultural festival will take place between March and October in 2022, and features high profile commissions involving the likes of Assemble and Dr Nelly Ben Hayoun.
The new “simplified” designs have been influenced by audience research showing that the BBC’s previous look was “old fashioned”.
Mother Design New York has developed the brand, which launches alongside refurbished interiors from consultancy Yabu Pushelberg.