Sea Design, in conjunction with independent branding consultant Ralph Ardill, has created an identity for climate change organisation Global Cool. Originally conceived as an identity for a global music day, similar to Live Aid, it will now be used more broadly as the marque for the group. The ten petals on the logo represent ‘ten ways people can make a change’, says Sea Design creative director Bryan Edmondson.
The design studio has renamed the funeral comparison service Beyond, giving it a new identity centred around a three-dimensional, cartoon man, which looks to counter the “sunsets, flowers and doves”
A new, independent magazine celebrating classic graphic symbols has launched, based on a popular Instagram account created by a London-based designer.
The charity has published its second Design Economy report, which looks at the value of the industry and who makes it up. While design contributes £85bn to the economy, there
D&AD’s annual student and graduate awards sees 194 recipients of its coveted pencil prizes this year, with a campaign for the housing crisis taking the top spot.