The obscure dance fanatic who lives and breathes underground dance music is catered for with this CD from Sony Music. In-house designer Leigh Smith used the visual pun of a camouflage rucksack for the sleeve of Sounds From The Irish Under Ground. The pun continues on the back, with the reference to the transport map. Smith is one of four designers at Sony’s graphics studio Blue.
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As the production designer works on last-minute preparations for the Brits, we speak to her about creating sets for the likes of Coldplay and One Direction, mastering the skill of
New research has found that while 30,000 students graduated from design courses between 2012-2013 and 2015-2016, only a quarter ended up going into “highly skilled” design jobs.
We Launch has redesigned the branding to “change the stigma” associated with the sports, which have now been brought together under one organisation.