A consortium of WPP Group companies has been appointed as global communications advisor by Durrat-Al-Bahrain, the nascent Bahrain tourist resort. WPP’s remit includes branding and identity – to be undertaken by Addison Corporate Marketing, advertising, public relations, media buying and sport sponsorship. The resort will compete with Dubai’s The Palm, a palm-shaped, man-made island.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.