Mr & Mrs Smith has designed the title sequence for Tiger Aspect’s new television programme, Cook Yourself Thin. Designer Maggie Rogers blended graphics and live-action footage, shot in front of a blue screen, to create the titles, which introduce the series’ four chefs. The sequence ends with a shot of the show’s logo, written on a tape-measure that tightens round a cake. The first in the six-part series is to be broadcast on 7 August on Channel 4.
The branding features a strong, typographic logo based on the designer’s initials, and a “clashing” colour palette of beige and pink.
Last week, we wrote about a new retrospective on graphic designer Nigel Waymouth, whose psychedelic work graced the album covers of Pink Floyd and Jimi Hendrix during the 1960s. Now,
Illustrator and designer Ben Tallon looks at how rising tuition fees are deterring budding creative students, and asks whether short courses could be just as valuable.
The organisation’s ongoing Design in the Public Sector programme will focus on addressing lifestyle issues such as smoking through prevention methods as part of a 16-week course.