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.
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AGL works with high-profile people such as Kate Middleton and David Cameron to boost their public-speaking and communication skills – its new identity looks to celebrate the beauty of grammar
The app, which allows users to write notes on a smartphone or computer in many different forms, has been given a refined visual identity focused on an updated elephant symbol,