The Point’s creative director Martin Chatterton has penned the latest chapter to an interesting sideline. By night the mild-mannered designer is The Voice of Football, and has written four books on the sport. The first in full-colour – Utterly Nutty World Cup Footy – is out now. Those who are tired of hearing about nothing but football in their offices will rejoice to hear that a further two books are planned.
The branding features a strong, typographic logo based on the designer’s initials, and a “clashing” colour palette of beige and pink.
Last week, we wrote about a new retrospective on graphic designer Nigel Waymouth, whose psychedelic work graced the album covers of Pink Floyd and Jimi Hendrix during the 1960s. Now,
Illustrator and designer Ben Tallon looks at how rising tuition fees are deterring budding creative students, and asks whether short courses could be just as valuable.
The organisation’s ongoing Design in the Public Sector programme will focus on addressing lifestyle issues such as smoking through prevention methods as part of a 16-week course.