Spirit Design Consultants has created promotional material for Summer Swing at Kew 2004. The annual series of open-air picnic and firework concerts take place between 13-17 July in front of the Temperate House of the botanical gardens. Spirit conceived designs for the Web, promotional literature, posters, advertising, and programmes. Spirit director Paul Hooper says the group ‘wanted to create something that would instantly attract, engage and encompass all the aspects of the concerts in a colourful image’.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.
Returning to East London’s Old Truman Brewery, this year’s D&AD Festival boasts a line-up of speakers that includes graphic designer Craig Oldham and Pentagram’s Naresh Ramchandani. Here, we pick out
The annual Lexus Design Award, part of Milan Design Week, sees four finalists create concepts that aim to tackle world issues such as pollution, waste and recycling. We look at