Havas-owned Hertfordshire group Brandsmiths has appointed former Interbrand Newell and Sorrell associate director Kate Waddell as a director of the consultancy. She joins former Interbrand consultant Paul Cowper, who moved to Brandsmiths as a director in March. Waddell has a remit to build a multidisciplinary strategic design team that will handle international projects.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.