Those miffed by the fact that The Burton Group is offering Joe Public the chance to rename its holding company, rather than using an expensive branding agency, could do worse than to enter. Winners must take part in a publicity campaign for the awards ceremony, where a mention of your consultancy won’t go amiss. Nor will the prize of a fortnight’s holiday and 1000 spending money. Suggestions should be sent to John Hoerner, chief executive, The Burton Group plc, 10 Great Castle Street, London W1N 7AD by 31 August. The same address will supply a full list of competition rules.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.