Partners Columns has designed the covers for novels from the new Mills & Boon imprint Red Dress Ink, launched this week. The brief from the imprint, Mills & Boon’s first venture into the ‘chick lit’ market, was to create ‘witty and quirky’ covers to capture the imagination of the 18 to 35-year-old independent woman, says Red Dress Ink’s senior product manager Gemma Clutterbuck. The contract was won in November last year following a five-way unpaid creative pitch.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.