Everybody has the odd skeleton in their closet, so Adam Rawls of Rawls & Company should not feel unduly embarrassed at revelations of his past cruelty to animals. Especially as it was in his youth, in the days when children had to make their own entertainment. “I grew up next to the sea,” confesses Rawls. “I used to spend all my time trying to race crabs I’d caught across the road, to see if they could get across before they were run over.” The consultancy is based in a studio overlooking the Thames at Barnes. Somebody warn the wildlife.
The start of a new year brought us an identity for a Covid-adapted restaurant, calligraphic coffee branding and a new series of lockdown posters.
Seals set up foundry Vocal Type – which takes inspiration from past protest movements – in the hope of celebrating creatives of colour.
It will be another month spent at home but you can still take in everything from utopian community building to overcoming creative barriers and more.
This year winning work will be given a bigger platform than ever before, we are assembling our biggest ever judging panel and categories have been tweaked for maximum relevance.