Royal Mail is attempting to make postage stamps more fun with the launch of a series entitled Great British Weather. The first class stamp is the first to use heat-sensitive ink. It features a cloud that changes from the ‘dark and gloomy’ to a ‘cheerful sky blue’ when it is rubbed. Cats and dogs are depicted in the second class stamp. The stamps have been designed by Howard Brown and Tony Meeuwissen and will be launched on 13 March.
The visual system created by SomeOne is based on movement patterns of birds gliding on thermal columns, which allow them to travel long distances with ease.
As part of our series on design in 2019, Rosy Greenlees OBE, executive director of the Crafts Council, looks at what will happen in furniture design over the next 12
Etienne Bardelli has created the graphics for a Chevrolet Impala and Volkswagen camper van, which move around the vast country collecting local people’s experiences to be shared online.
As part of our series on design in 2019, Katie Cadwallader, senior designer at Supple Studio, looks at what will happen in packaging design over the next 12 months.