There’s no fear of forgetting birthdays in the Frayling family, because both RCA rector Professor Christopher Frayling and his brother were born on distinctive days. This interesting fact came to light last week when the professor, who was born on Christmas Day, was invited to the Design Week Awards on 29 February, but had to decline. Why? He would be otherwise engaged, taking the rare opportunity to celebrate his brother’s birthday.
The start of a new year brought us an identity for a Covid-adapted restaurant, calligraphic coffee branding and a new series of lockdown posters.
Seals set up foundry Vocal Type – which takes inspiration from past protest movements – in the hope of celebrating creatives of colour.
It will be another month spent at home but you can still take in everything from utopian community building to overcoming creative barriers and more.
This year winning work will be given a bigger platform than ever before, we are assembling our biggest ever judging panel and categories have been tweaked for maximum relevance.