‘A pink feather to tickle your fancy, a condom to play it safe or a pair of cherry lips to kiss your desire?’ offers Still Waters Run Deep, which enclosed these items in vacuum packs for Valentine’s Day and sold them for 5.95 each at the Design Museum shop.’The idea came from our Christmas cards, which were vacuum-packed Christmas cake, so we decided to take an unusual approach to Valentine’s Day,’ says Still Waters client services director Peter Mills.The group is now brainstorming for Mothering Sunday and Easter.
The design studio has renamed the funeral comparison service Beyond, giving it a new identity centred around a three-dimensional, cartoon man, which looks to counter the “sunsets, flowers and doves”
A new, independent magazine celebrating classic graphic symbols has launched, based on a popular Instagram account created by a London-based designer.
The charity has published its second Design Economy report, which looks at the value of the industry and who makes it up. While design contributes £85bn to the economy, there
D&AD’s annual student and graduate awards sees 194 recipients of its coveted pencil prizes this year, with a campaign for the housing crisis taking the top spot.