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).
A set of six stamps have been released to mark the 250th birthday of the Royal Academy of the Arts, and have been designed by renowned artists.
Earth is a kit made up of a model globe and smartphone app that uses augmented reality and artificial intelligence to teach people about the history of the world.
The design studio has created an abstract logo of a bridge reflected on water to represent the charity, which looks to protect and maintain England and Wales’ waterways.
A show at the Lettering Arts Centre in Suffolk will delve into the art of alphabets, tracing the history of communication design from ancient symbols to the sophisticated systems we