The latest issue of Baseline has been published ‘under new ownership’. Hans Dieter Reichert, of Kent consultancy HDR Design, and editor Mike Daines were asked by original publisher Letraset in May 1994 to overhaul the magazine. They have now teamed up to acquire the title, forming Bradbourne Publishing to expand Baseline’s distribution, and will work ‘on other ventures’. Baseline 19 also sees Pentagram’s Alan Fletcher joining the editorial board. Daines and Reichert have worked together before on revamping Typographic, the journal of the Society of Typographic Designers.
The branding features a strong, typographic logo based on the designer’s initials, and a “clashing” colour palette of beige and pink.
Last week, we wrote about a new retrospective on graphic designer Nigel Waymouth, whose psychedelic work graced the album covers of Pink Floyd and Jimi Hendrix during the 1960s. Now,
Illustrator and designer Ben Tallon looks at how rising tuition fees are deterring budding creative students, and asks whether short courses could be just as valuable.
The organisation’s ongoing Design in the Public Sector programme will focus on addressing lifestyle issues such as smoking through prevention methods as part of a 16-week course.