Innovation: Harnessing Creativity for Business Growth is published by Kogan Page on 20 February, priced £25. Edited by Adam Jolly, the book is based on the results of a two-year research programme by the Design Council and the Innovation Unit at the Department of Trade and Industry recognising 1000 ‘millennium products’ and analysing the innovative companies behind them.
The CBD company – which is “by women for women” – has branding that resists the more bohemian tropes of CBD and leans into luxury instead.
A reading initiative for young prisoners answering a Penguin brief was one of two projects to scoop the top prize, while 213 pencils in total were awarded to winning work.
The Australian energy start-up Edify was founded in 2015 but needed an identity to match its “established success” and wider work network.
The platform has been developed in partnership with software developers and designers EPAM, and will be targeted at children and their families in Europe and Central Asia.