International lifestyle magazine Viewpoint has been relaunched by Dutch publisher Metropolitan BV. Art director Gerard Saint of Big Active, who designed fashion magazine Scene and redesigned Nova, has overhauled the four-year-old title. The new look, unveiled at the end of next month, is designed to give it a greater visual bias. Photographers such as Sandro Sodano and Dan Holdsworth have been used alongside leading illustrators. The February issue is devoted to fear, uncertainty and doubt and how they can be used to influence people’s buying decisions.
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.