The title sequence for the TV adaptation of Peter Ackroyd’s London has been created by Wordsalad. Designed to tie in with the programme’s historical leanings, the titles are carved from wood then cast out of aluminium to produce varied weights and uneven surfaces. ‘We filmed the metal casting process and this formation of the type mark represents the birth of the city,’ says Wordsalad founder Nick Robertson. The programme is being broadcast on BBC2 until 21 May.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.
The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.