Designers are a kinky bunch. Before Christmas, we featured a calendar by photographer Alva Bernadine, featuring pictures of leather-clad men and naked women’s backsides, in a bid to explain his philosophy and to teach readers “how to dominate men, subjugate women and stupefy children”. Since then, we’ve been pestered with calls by plummy-voiced middle-aged males attempting to acquire copies of the calendar for their “friends”. Sad.
Illustration-led puzzle companies speak with us about how they have capitalised on a market which has been supercharged by pandemic lockdowns and a desire to “switch off”.
From colour charting the Beach Boys to a characterful pet food rebrand, these were some of our favourite projects from the past month.
Nine designers have been recognised with the accolade, which is awarded each year by the RSA and has previously included James Dyson and Vivienne Westwood.
The old crest had not been touched since the 1970s and was seen by the club to not be communicating well in the modern world.