Your editorial (DW 11 August) struck quite a chord with me and – I am sure – any designers who come into contact with public sector organisations charged with commissioning design.
On Monday, I opened The Daily Telegraph and saw that the very same stamps had been reissued to celebrate London’s Olympic 2012 win. They say it’s not the winning that counts, but the taking part. I guess that applies just as much in the design world as it does in sport. Tony Williams, Creative director, […]
High street bank Bradford & Bingley is in the throes of a major brand overhaul and has appointed The Partners and Value Engineers to work collaboratively on the project.
Le Creuset is launching a limited edition version of its 1950s kitchen classic Coquelle, originally designed by Raymond Loewy. The pans are available in yellow and pumpkin and feature a magnet on the lid showing the product’s edition number. The design will be available from September.
London vintner Berry Bros & Rudd has appointed design groups to create an exclusive hospitality venue adjacent to its 18th century wine shop on London’s St James’ Street.
A London Olympics Bill is expected to prevent companies from using Olympics-related branding, outlawing the use of words including gold, silver, bronze, Olympic and Paralympic.
Park Studio has designed the identity for the Association for Sustainability Practitioners, dual-branded as ASP. Body Shop founder Anita Roddick founded ASP in 1995 to promote sustainable practices.
Landor Associates has been appointed to reposition Dutch low-cost airline Transavia as a travel brand, following a five-way international pitch. According to Transavia.com director of corporate communications Petra van der Peijl, the move comes in response to the ‘rapid changes’ in the European travel market. ‘Customers are much more independent of tour operators today and […]
There’s a great tradition of Olympic logos, but few recent examples have been inspiring works of graphic design. London 2012 should mark a return to form, argues Michael Johnson as he looks back at some old favourites
Global revenue from music, games, gambling and adult content over mobile phones is set to hit $42.8bn (£23.6bn) by 2010, with emerging markets such as graphic personalisation expanding rapidly, according to forecasts from market research company Informa Telecoms & Media. It seems that the term mobile phone is becoming something of a misnomer for the […]
Tim Fendley thinks groups of different disciplines working together can provide the holistic strategic service that is coveted by clients
Sarah Balmond says designer feedback is essential to change the Government’s procurement process