Annual contract design fair Spectrum has been given a new visual identity by Julia Alldridge Associates to mark its move to new premises for 1999. Featuring an illustration by Pentagram founder Alan Fletcher, the identity is based on a watercolour image of flowers to illustrate the spectrum of colours. Next year’s event, which takes place in May, will be held at London’s Commonwealth Institute after out-growing its traditional venue at the Royal College of Art.
Weird World Cup is a project that sees 20 illustrators create humorous artworks, which will be sold online to raise money for education charity Football Beyond Borders.
The British Dyslexia Association has put out guidelines that aim to encourage designers, businesses and teachers to consider those who struggle with reading and writing when making typeface, colour, spacing
Print your own tote bag, delve into film graphics and learn about the future of plastics at this year’s East London design festival, taking place 22-24 May.