CDT Design and Radley Yeldar have designed a brand identity for London’s bid to host the 2011 World Skills competition. The event showcases vocational talent and a range of materials – including stationery, brochures, templates and banner stands – will launch over the next few months. The aim is to promote the bid in the run-up to the final vote in May, when a candidate city will be announced. London is currently up against Stockholm, Nantes and Melbourne. The Government is putting £11m behind the London bid, in an attempt to replicate the city’s successful Olympic bid last year.
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.