English & Pockett has designed Ziptang, an on-line magazine for the Asian community, which launches on 19 June. Aimed at 18-35 year olds, the portal features a wide-ranging set of lifestyle topics including music, fashion, sport, current affairs, film, food, relationships, arts and literature, plus women’s and cultural issues. In designing the site and corporate identity, English & Pockett has taken influences from Asian iconography and typefaces. The Bindi dot Asian marital symbol is used in the line of dots that is part of the identity.
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