Imagine the horror Body Shop design supremo Jon Turner felt on rising from scooping his dog’s poop to find himself staring into a Big Breakfast camera. He was outside Tony Blair’s Islington home, where Elvis the pooch has dumped his load daily for five years, on the day the PM’s house was said to be on the market for 750 000. Jon quipped that the reason the Blairs were moving was more to do with Elvis’s habits than the press. The result? A ten-minute, prime-time slot for man and dog on the telly.
The graphics of clubbing has been celebrated in a new book by designer Rick Banks. Now, designers reflect on their favourite nightclub identities from over the decades.
Eureka! has created a new identity for Bristol Old Vic, which is based on its archive of typography and poster designs dating back to the 18th century.
Humphries Kirk has worked with the Design Business Association and its members for 30 years, helping design studios grow, transition and close when necessary, having recently assisted the sale of
Children’s book illustration student Viola Wang has scooped this year’s top prize, beating over 80 other entrants.