Graphic designers of a sensitive nature may wish to resist reading the latest missive in the window of London fashion chain Ted Baker’s Soho branch. It reads ‘Pretentious drivel on glass. Over designed nonsense that you are tricked into reading for no apparent reason. Hoping that your efforts will be rewarded you carry on and on and on…’
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.