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).
This week the Royal Mail began trialing a new postbox, heralding the first major design change in its 160-year history, prompting us to look at how it has developed.
We speak to Kelly Mackenzie, founding director at White Bear Studio, about new initiative SHAPE, how hard it is to break into the industry without connections, and the need to
AGL works with high-profile people such as Kate Middleton and David Cameron to boost their public-speaking and communication skills – its new identity looks to celebrate the beauty of grammar
The app, which allows users to write notes on a smartphone or computer in many different forms, has been given a refined visual identity focused on an updated elephant symbol,