Derek Birdsall’s interest in magazine design continued through seminal titles such as Town and the first Observer Sunday supplement. He has been head of graphic design at the Royal College of Art, following on from Gert Dumbar in 1987, and, though best known as a typographer, has created identities for the likes of the Church of England (DW 12 November 1999).
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.
Eureka! has created a new identity for Bristol Old Vic, which is based on its archive of typography and poster designs dating back to the 18th century.
Humphries Kirk has worked with the Design Business Association and its members for 30 years, helping design studios grow, transition and close when necessary, having recently assisted the sale of
Children’s book illustration student Viola Wang has scooped this year’s top prize, beating over 80 other entrants.