Students. Don’t ya just love ’em? Lucky O’Brien (aka Gerard Locke) – hang on, shouldn’t that be the other way round? – sent us a letter explaining how he’s circulating flyers (pictured) to ‘cool magazines’ (who’s he trying to kid?) to promote his work. ‘I am trying to buck the trend of slick design right now and bring some angst and, I guess, PUNK notions into graphic design,’ he muses – the leading of his typescript so bunched it’s practically illegible. ‘Yeah, yeah, yeah,’ we yawned. If that floats your boat, you can get Lucky on 07732 800217.
As we approach the most wonderful time of the year, we ask creative directors what gift someone should buy a designer for Christmas.
The digital design consultancy has appointed a new head, who will oversee its six global offices and lead on growing the business in size and helping it make more money.
Send us photos of your offices decorated for Christmas, and we’ll be publishing a selection of the best ones next week.
A report on the potential impact of plain food and drink packaging, Pantone’s purple hued colour of the year and Mini’s new, monochrome logo – the news from the last