It’s good to see designers are still prepared to suffer for their art. On picking up the job to create an identity for Nigerian Band FSB International, FaÃ§ade Design despatched its very own Robert Mannix (pictured with client) and photographer John Cole to Lagos to take some tasteful snaps of the capital’s buildings, for FSB’s annual report. But local officialdom deemed Cole and Mannix a serious threat: they were cornered by a number of helpful uniformed gentlemen and duly incarcerated in a downtown Lagos jail for the heinous crime of ‘loitering with a camera’. Twenty-four hours and a large backhander later, the rogues were freed. FaÃ§ade looks forward to its next assignments in Algiers, Baghdad and Afghanistan.
Ex-Design Council CEO John Mathers and creative director Bill Wallsgrove have co-founded a branding consultancy, which will look to improve the creative image and strategy of charities to help them
Jones Knowles Ritchie has rebranded the charity — which helps young people from disadvantaged backgrounds get into their dream careers — with a playful, animated “o” symbol that “climbs the
Alan Bishop, former CEO at the Southbank Centre, has replaced Kampfner as head of the independent organisation, with a view to look for another chief in the long-term.
The funeral comparison service has taken on new name Beyond, and design studio SomeOne has given it a new identity centred around a three-dimensional, cartoon man, which looks to counter