British Design & Art Direction has commissioned illustrator Marion Deuchars to handwrite – in pencil, naturally – its Annual Review, which is published this week. D&AD executive member Howard Fletcher wrote the text and designer Vince Frost came up with the creative concept – D&AD: what’s the point?. Frost Design is responsible for the design and art direction of the review, which features contributions from 28 past presidents including Mary Lewis, Alan Fletcher, Michael Wolff, Rodney Fitch, Martin Lambie-Nairn and John McConnell. In March, Deuchars was shortlisted for her work with Penguin Press in the Design Week Awards.
The Design Council will work with the Mayor’s office to seek out and develop “innovation teams” to help the city bounce back from Covid.
Special Projects has designed the Moving Buttons concept, which could allow 50 people to use a screen every hour without touching the same spot.
Shift Agency will allow past and present students of the Shift education programme to work on client briefs and add to their portfolio.
Following the news of Bruce Blackburn’s passing at the age of 82, we look back on how the ubiquitous red logo was developed.