Eighties pop band Scritti Politti is returning with its first album for a decade. Anomie & Bonhomie, with an ad campaign, CD and record covers developed by London design group Form, will be released this month. Green Gartside, the creative force behind the band, was inspired by the work of artist John Baldesari to look at small objects on a large scale. He asked Form to look at objects in a similar way, resulting in close-up shots of items such as a plectrum, batteries and bread tags. The graphic design on each of these items is subtly altered to feature the name of the band or one of the album tracks, while remaining true to the original theme.
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Centaur’s marketing and communications division has been repositioned as XEIM, a name derived from “eXcellence in marketing”, which XEIM helps its customers achieve.
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As part of our series on design in 2019, Chris Clarke, deputy creative director at The Guardian, looks at what will happen in print design over the next 12 months.