Tourist has created a poster, packaging and 12-inch cover for Moshi Moshi, a CD of Japanese sounds released in the UK on 28 October by Fuego Records. Billed as an ‘educated insight into cutting-edge dancefloor music from Japan’ the packaging features an image of Mount Fuji. The consultancy, which was briefed to deliver contemporary graphics with ‘trendy’ fonts and imagery, chose ‘stereotypical images that people would recognise straight away’ and aimed for a ‘kitsch Japanese feeling’, says Tourist director Rob Chenery.
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.
Returning to East London’s Old Truman Brewery, this year’s D&AD Festival boasts a line-up of speakers that includes graphic designer Craig Oldham and Pentagram’s Naresh Ramchandani. Here, we pick out
The annual Lexus Design Award, part of Milan Design Week, sees four finalists create concepts that aim to tackle world issues such as pollution, waste and recycling. We look at