US management consultant McKinsey has acquired Chicago-based design consultancy Envision. The deal, thought to be the first takeover of a brand design group by a management consultancy, is believed to be worth around $20m (£13m).
The capital’s most prominent design festival celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
This year’s competition invited designers in training to revamp the cover of three well-known books across adult fiction, adult non-fiction and children’s literature.
The new branding centres upon a dynamic R logo, which intends to evoke the “gestural quality of a dancer in motion”.
The UK-based social organisation has a new name, five-year strategy plan and “dynamic, moving identity” system.