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.
Applications are open for the Digital Collaboration Fund, which will seek to support international projects between creatives in the UK and other countries.
Controlled by an app, RGKit Play is a modular kit of Meccano-like motors that aim to take designers beyond “linear motion” for their content.
As the American election reaches its final stages, designers dissect both campaigns’ use of graphics, branding and digital strategy.
Some of this month’s most inspiring projects offer escapism, while others are a reaction to the everchanging political landscape we find ourselves in.