Classic Locomotives is the latest set of Royal Mail Special Stamps by Roundel, commemorating 200 years of steam rail travel. The six stamps feature photography by John Wildgoose depicting classic steam engines that still run on preserved railways in the UK. Roundel director Mike Denny says the group’s challenge was to create simple designs that met Royal Mail’s brief of showing steam trains in their natural environment; a landscape format complements the subject and photography.
The professional finance body has been given a new look by Smith & Milton, which includes a flat, line-drawn coat of arms, san-serif typeface and updated colour palette.
The museum and cultural hubin Shenzhen has announced it will open to the public in December, and will include a permanent gallery space curated by the V&A.
The 12th edition of the annual design festival takes place this coming March, and will see the likes of Gail Bichler and Chris Ware speak.
Consultancy Interabang has designed the set of stamps, which feature 10 of the most famous toys created in Britain from the last 100 years, including Space Hopper and Spirograph.