Tourism in Christchurch, New Zealand, is apparently flagging because the city is too English. The city has adopted English traditions like red buses, English street names and a statue of Captain Robert Falcon Scott of the Antarctic. But the city council, which is considering a new corporate logo, has been urged to abandon its English image in favour of the slogan ‘Fresh Each Day’. What will be ‘fresh’ has not been disclosed, but maybe the good folk (and sheep) of Christchurch intend turning the entire place into a giant supermarket. How American!
Curated by Sea Design, the exhibition focuses on the geometric identity created by consultancy Roundel, which was used on British Rail’s freight trains in the 1980s and 1990s.
Rethinking Urban Mobility has been conducted by companies including Arup and the London Transport Museum, and looks at the impact of developments in transport such as self-driving cars on cities
Last week, we wrote about a series of long-lost Suffragette posters used to fight for women’s right to vote and work in the early 20th century. Now, we ask designers
The graphics of clubbing has been celebrated in a new book by designer Rick Banks. Now, designers reflect on their favourite nightclub identities from over the decades.