‘The one that stands out which we really enjoyed was one for Ribena, where we created a club to draw some of the activity off-pack,’ says Mark Joy, director of sales and promotion company Ingrams. Ribena is aimed at a different audience to something like Tango, and the merchandise needed to be gentler, to appeal the younger age-group. Joy says: ‘They were all bespoke, manufactured in the Far East. We had things like a chuckling berry, a three-and-a-half inch high character that chuckles in an engaging way when you tap the top of his head, a cheering baseball hoop, and a calculator.’ The idea, Joy says, was to take a set of characters and produce good quality toys that kids really wanted, using them to bring the brand alive.
A new exhibition at the Lettering Arts Centre in Suffolk explores the design processes, personal collections and work of typography and graphics legend Wolpe, who designed the Albertus typeface and
The museum has been renamed as D-Day Story and given a new look by StudioLR to help it appeal to a wider audience.
Nearly 200 students and 50 staff within the university’s Schools of Art and Humanities have expressed concerns that cutting academic modules could affect students’ career prospects and put tutors out
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