Dutch designer Cees de Jong has edited and co-authored the first of two books about typefaces, called Type – A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles, Vol 1 1628-1900. With book design by German group Sense Net’s owner Andy Disl and due for publication by Taschen in August, the book traces the evolution of the printed letter. The two volumes will together feature works by William Caslong, Peter Behrens, Rudolf Koch and Eric Gill.
The Mayor of London will install 20 water fountains across the capital and make tap water more freely available, in a social design project that aims to discourage the public
The new identity has been designed by Prophet, while the electric motorsport series has been brought to life on-screen by DixonBaxi.
WPP has merged together five of its design consultancies under the name Superunion, ditching individual brands in a bid to “create more opportunities” for clients and employees.
The £1.4 million New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize has announced its second round of winners, which includes five, recyclable or biodegradable packaging materials.