What is it they say about pictures and a thousand words? In cases of mistaken identity, an errant photo seems more likely to spawn a tonne of verbiage than cut to the chase. Take the ‘who’s that senior designer?’ face-off saga involving Name’s Graeme Kendrew and Creative Action’s Bill Brennan (see DW 27 June & 4 July for earlier episodes). The hitherto-unseen Brennan-mailed us, miffed that an ‘imposter’s head’ cropped up in the Letters page last time out. ‘People will do anything to get their picture in the press. Please find mine attached,’ he writes. You don’t say, Bill. And what a handsome fellow he is too.
The Independent Review of the Creative Industries has been conducted by Sir Peter Bazalgette, and looks to encourage the Government to invest more funding and training into the sector.
Portuguese consultancy Y&R Branding has designed the brightly coloured identity for the Nations League, which will see all 55 members of UEFA compete against each other.
Studio SomeOne has given the North London area a new visual identity, working with type foundry Colophon on a bespoke typeface.
The set of 10 books feature illustrations by UK and international designers depicting key scenes from each of the titles.