London’s trendy design consultancies have already been bombarding DW’s office with Christmas cards. But there’s not much evidence of the creative juices really flowing, with a relatively poor standard of Yuletide jokes and puns so far, when compared to recent years. And there has been a preponderance of dull colours. In short, they’re boring. Which makes it all the more embarrassing that the brightest card yet to hit the office is from an ad agency in Sutton Coldfield. All the staff at Wilson Associates dressed as Elvis Presley to deliver the message ‘Have a ‘King groovy Christmas.’
The studio’s work for the Australian brand includes a recyclable packaging solution, with “a little bit of theatre built in”.
The Design Council will work with the Mayor’s office to seek out and develop “innovation teams” to help the city bounce back from Covid.
Special Projects has designed the Moving Buttons concept, which could allow 50 people to use a screen every hour without touching the same spot.
Shift Agency will allow past and present students of the Shift education programme to work on client briefs and add to their portfolio.