Holmes & Marchants International has made a number of senior appointments, from both within and outside the group. Gerry O’Dwyer is promoted from creative director to executive creative director, while Andrew Piper replaces O’Dwyer from his position as deputy creative director. Ian Kelly and Clare Poulson have joined as account directors, following moves from Tango Design and The Identica Partnership respectively.
The Design Council will work with the Mayor’s office to seek out and develop “innovation teams” to help the city bounce back from Covid.
Special Projects has designed the Moving Buttons concept, which could allow 50 people to use a screen every hour without touching the same spot.
Shift Agency will allow past and present students of the Shift education programme to work on client briefs and add to their portfolio.
Following the news of Bruce Blackburn’s passing at the age of 82, we look back on how the ubiquitous red logo was developed.