Gary Thomason has won the ICA’s competition to design a lectern. The competition was a tribute to the late Linda Brandon, the ICA’s former talks director. Thomason will see his cast aluminium and bronze design built in time for the Linda Brandon Memorial Talk next summer. ‘The winning design was chosen unanimously, displaying as it did careful attention to the design brief, originality of approach and ingenious solutions to design demands,’ says the ICA.
As the retailer marks its 30th birthday in the UK, we visit its immersive house party in London and speak to interior design leader Clotilde Passalacqua.
The BlackBerry Motion has ditched the brand’s signature keyboard and has a 14cm-wide touchscreen, with an Apple-style home button at the bottom.
Supple Studio has designed the copywriting company’s new branding, which incorporates quote marks in a mixture of classic and contemporary typefaces.
The Global Talent Report has been conducted by the Creative Industries Federation, and calls for visa-free travel and lower salary requirements to protect jobs in the sector.