Pop band Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark’s new cover designs are by Peter Saville and Area + Associates. The album, Universal, and the single, Walking on the Milky Way, feature water molecule imagery across a horizon. ‘The concept came from the [album] title,’ says Area partner Richard Smith. The sleeves’ colours were used to reflect the fact that the music has moved on, Smith adds. Area partner Cara Gallardo created the overall design for the campaign. Universal is about to be released and the group is now designing a second single.
Production company Noah Media Group is behind the opening titles, animations and on-screen graphics for this year’s World Cup – we speak to art director Kim Teddy about how traditional
London-based consultancy LoveGunn has created a series of type-based posters inspired by 20th century Russian Futurism and Constructivism for this year’s World Cup.
The WC2018 predictor lives as a website and Instagram feed, displaying a number up to 100 for each country that indicates how well it’s likely to perform in the tournament.
Glasgow-based studio Tangent has created the campaign imagery for this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival.