Mai Ikuzawa, founder and creative director of Maiow, has left the company to pursue personal projects. Her departure coincides with a shift towards a more strategic creative and branding proposition at Maiow. Sally Townsend has been hired from Viacom Outdoor as new business director and Bill Hunt, from guerrilla marketing agency Cunning, joins the company as strategic planning director.
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
This year’s week-long celebration of design will see installations by Kellenberger-White, Studio Frith and Waugh Thistleton Architects, plus a refined, “playful” visual identity by Pentagram’s Domenic Lippa.
Weird World Cup is a project that sees 20 illustrators create humorous artworks, which will be sold online to raise money for education charity Football Beyond Borders.