National brewer Greene King relaunched its Beer to Dine For product last week, with a brand identity and packaging by Design Bridge. A carafe-style bottle aims to encourage diners to ‘bring beer back to the dinner table’, says consultancy account director Claire Leitao. The same shape, combined with a fork piercing the word ‘beer’, reinforces dining cues on the drink’s label, she adds. Design Bridge beat two other groups to the project following an unpaid pitch in September 2003. Consultancy design director Ian Burren and creative director Neil Hirst were creative leads on the project.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.
The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.