Vibrandt is considering how to capitalise on the brand opportunities generated by the success of Jane Smith, a member of its artwork department, who led England’s hockey team to silver at the Commonwealth Games. Smith has been known to appear in the office with a variety of broken limbs, but during the past two weeks it’s been worth all the pain. Only a controversial Indian goal, that snatched gold from the team’s fingertips, scuppered Smith’s full poster-girl potential. Beckham-like status will have to wait until the next Olympics.
The independent music and arts festival based in Wales is in its 16th year, and celebrates its non-corporate ethos by commissioning a different illustrator annually to create its look and
The Association of Illustrators recently launched its #priceitright campaign, to encourage creatives to demand the right fees – the organisation shares its advice for freelancers.
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.