Fontworks, famed for its Neville Brody connection, has introduced FontConsultant 1.0. This apparently is a new tool for managing, examining and selecting typefaces on the Mac and allows you to keep the fonts wherever you like. You can look at typographic data such as X and M heights and use a simple copyfitting calculator. Cost is 60 until the end of April and Fontworks is on 0171-608 1854.
Offthetopofmyhead’s founder and creative director says there’s no such thing as brand design and much of what the design industry says about brand is incomprehensible, pretentious and just plain daft.
The new store — conceived by design and architectural practice Gensler — has a gaming lounge, multi-purpose Community Theatre and a McLaren sports car on the ground floor.
From vegan vending machines to zero plastic takeaways, the food industry is finding inventive solutions to its plastic problem.