United Biscuits UK is relaunching its Jacobs range of cream crackers, with a refined brand identity and packaging by Bloom Design. The iconic black diamond marque has been ‘softened up’ to create more of a friendly proposition, while ‘foodie’ elements have been worked into the on-pack designs, says Gavin Blake, executive creative director at Bloom. The consultancy was appointed in July, following a pitch against JKR.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.
The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.