Sea commissioned photographer John Ross to shoot close-ups of Ted Baker haberdashery for the clothing retailer’s 1999 annual report. Images of buttons, press studs, zips and Velcro appear on a clean white background, accompanied by a sentence on the business. ‘We wanted to highlight the company’s attention to detail,’ says Sea creative director John Simpson. ‘Ted Baker brands everything it uses.’
Pentagram’s Marina Willer, who led the design of the exhibition, says that Kubrick was a visionary “who foresaw what design would be like in the future”.
According to D&AD’s 2019 Insight Report, the designers that stand out are those who use humour in the face of adversity, prioritise mental health and recognise technology as a tool,
Designs by Paq incorporate bright sundial-inspired type contrasted with bold photography to show the “spirit and fun” of the monthly event.
Cult instrument the Electronium was designed by Motown’s Raymond Scott 60 years ago but was never realised, until now