21 April 2011

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Tricks of the trade

Here are three more commercial and art photographers revealing their aesthetic and technical secrets – the methods they use to make their work stand out

Tim Hetherington

Editor’s blog

We know that good design can change lives for the better, which makes it doubly sad when someone dies plying their creative talent to benefit others.  The tragic death of photographer Tim Hetherington in Libya brings home just how close to the edge photojournalism – a subject we focused on in this week’s issue (DW […]

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Dixon Baxi creates Star India idents

Dixon Baxi has created a series of eight idents to launch the high-definition versions of four channels for Indian television network Star: Star Plus, Star Movies, Star Gold and Star World.

D Studio brews up Anglo-German look for new beer range

D Studio has created packaging for a new range of German ales for Kent-based Westerham Brewery. The consultancy began working on the project six weeks ago and was appointed because of its long-standing relationship with the brewery. The new range is a collaboration between Westerham owner Robert Wicks and German brewer Markus Lotz, so D […]

Ed Byrne

Comic effect

Glasgow-based consultancy Suisse Design has created the identity and collateral for the Big C: Big Comedy Gala, which will be held during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. The evening will be hosted by Ed Byrne.

Child's play

Child’s play

Buddy Creative has developed the branding for Uruguayan children’s clothing company Trommpo. The consultancy says the name is derived from a traditional Latin American spinning toy, the concept of which also forms the basis for the identity.

Peter & Paul has got new music festival identity down to a ‘T’

Peter & Paul has been appointed creative director of Europe’s largest free music festival, Tramlines, which will be held in Sheffield in July. The consultancy was approached by festival organisers to create this year’s campaign, but decided that the festival’s existing identity needed an overhaul, says Peter & Paul partner Peter Donohoe. The new logo, […]

JHP on ‘journey of discovery’ with luxury Russian retailer

JHP is designing the new store concept for the Moscow flagship outlet of Russian chain Dom Farfora, which specialises in luxury gifts and homeware. The consultancy was appointed in November 2010 having been recommended by another Moscow-based client, and subsequently presented a creative proposal.JHP says the client spoke to about two other international consultancies. JHP […]

The Noble Union works on English/Arabic app for Saudi telecoms company STC

Digital consultancy The Noble Union is working on an iPhone and iPad app for Saudi Arabian telecoms company STC. The consultancy is developing an app that will be in both English and Arabic and will allow users to manage their mobile, landline and broadband accounts through their iPhone or iPad. The Noble Union was appointed […]

Pompeli

Art of Digital Preservation seeks to save cyber heritage

A group of experts is launching a project which aims to prevent historical digital material including digital designs from being wiped out permanently. The University of Portsmouth is leading the Art of Digital Preservation initiative, which will take place over three symposiums, kicking off in June. The project will be headed by Dr Janet Delve […]

Ann Summers

The joys of sex

With fewer taboos around the marketing of sex and sexuality and more people enjoying the pleasures of recession-busting nights in, Emily Gosling looks at the brands that are waking up to the fact that sex sells

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