Essex-based consultancy Greybox has designed Southend-on-Sea’s bid document to gain city status. The creative includes a wave-shaped timeline pointing out key moments in the history of Southend, and is housed in sea-blue and rich yellow box that acts as a canvas for the vibrant cover when opening the lid, according to Greybox creative director Daniel Fernandez.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.