Lippa Pearce an d Ben Kelly Design are collaborating on this year’s 100% Design show at London’s Earls Court Two. Lippa Pearce, which was appointed without a pitch, has replaced the ‘cube’ identity by NB Studios with a pared down marque in a silver upper-case typeface. The consultancy is also designing graphics, signage, posters, tickets and all marketing and promotional material. Ben Kelly has been re-appointed for the third consecutive year to design the entire show. ‘As an internationally renowned contemporary interiors show with a discerning audience, 100% Design is always a challenge,’ says Lippa Pearce creative director Harry Pearce. 100% Design runs from 27-30 September.
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