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.’
Organised by file sharing service Loop.gl, London Loop will see work by designers and other creatives displayed in public spaces all over the city.
Bad News is a new research project from the University of Cambridge and Dutch media company Drog, which aims to help the public spot misinformation on their social media feeds
Discussed at this year’s Design Indaba, Netherlands-based design graduate Tomo Kihara has created a product that aims to spark conversation between homeless people and passers-by.
Curated by Sea Design, the exhibition focuses on the geometric identity created by consultancy Roundel, which was used on British Rail’s freight trains in the 1980s and 1990s.