Marcia Lausen, founding member of The American Institute of Graphic Arts’ Design for Democracy initiative and Professor of graphic design at the University of Illinois, Chicago, has written and designed a book to complement the AIGA campaign. Design for Democracy: Ballot & Election Design presents design models that aim to improve the election process, looking at transparency and clarity of ballots, registration forms, posters and signs. It will be released in the UK in December.
As we approach the most wonderful time of the year, we ask creative directors what gift someone should buy a designer for Christmas.
The digital design consultancy has appointed a new head, who will oversee its six global offices and lead on growing the business in size and helping it make more money.
Send us photos of your offices decorated for Christmas, and we’ll be publishing a selection of the best ones next week.
A report on the potential impact of plain food and drink packaging, Pantone’s purple hued colour of the year and Mini’s new, monochrome logo – the news from the last