A consortium including Leicester design group Jones Garrard Transport and led by GEC Alsthomhas won the contract to supply high speed tilting trains for the West Coast Main Line franchise, operated by Virgin Trains. The high-tech trains feature interiors and exteriors by Jones Garrard. A promotional video by the consultancy was used extensively by BBC1’s Panorama programme on Monday to show that the brave new world of trains which privatised operators promised has not, so far, been delivered.
The independent music and arts festival based in Wales is in its 16th year, and celebrates its non-corporate ethos by commissioning a different illustrator annually to create its look and
The Association of Illustrators recently launched its #priceitright campaign, to encourage creatives to demand the right fees – the organisation shares its advice for freelancers.
A set of six stamps have been released to mark the 250th birthday of the Royal Academy of the Arts, and have been designed by renowned artists.
Earth is a kit made up of a model globe and smartphone app that uses augmented reality and artificial intelligence to teach people about the history of the world.