The 50th anniversary of arts councils in Australia is being commemorated by this stamp issue designed by Nelmes Smith Ashton. ‘The focus was on the stamp as a promotional vehicle for the role of arts councils in rural Australia,’ says consultancy co-founder Andrew Ashton. The illustrations had to cover all the arts – from music and dance to fine arts – with both sexes represented equally. Sydney-based Nelmes Smith Ashton was established two years ago and is now six-strong.
As we approach the most wonderful time of the year, we ask creative directors what gift someone should buy a designer for Christmas.
The digital design consultancy has appointed a new head, who will oversee its six global offices and lead on growing the business in size and helping it make more money.
Send us photos of your offices decorated for Christmas, and we’ll be publishing a selection of the best ones next week.
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