London First Centre, the official inward investment agency for the capital, has unveiled a name change and identity conceived by Circus and designed by Johnson Banks (DW 11 November). As Think London, the organisation is represented by a multifaceted logotype that draws on 45 symbols of London’s skyline and cultural life. A blue palette and central line represent the River Thames running through the city. Funded by London First and the London Development Agency, Think London will promote the capital as a location for international businesses.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.
The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.