Now that Wolff Olins is changing hands, its name may be up for debate. Michael Wolff, the eponymous co-founder who left in the early 1980s, has joined the Conrans, McColls and Lumsdens of this world, and isn’t sure how he feels about the new management using his name. “It’s a different company now,” Wolff said after plans for a Wolff Olins management buy-out were announced last week. But he is a realist when it comes to getting his name off the letterheads: “I probably haven’t got a leg to stand on,” he admits. Could we be in for a surprise? After recent fishy events Wolff has quite a track record of standing up for himself against the consultancy.
The move will allow designers from both studios to “come together and serve customers in a much fuller way”, according to Monotype CEO Scott Landers.
The concept vehicle is tailored to user-controlled privacy and also encourages community action for the environment.
Illustrator and creative director Anna Charity has created a brand for Farewill to help people feel “less anxious around death”.
President Trump unveiled the much-debated logo for the sixth and newest branch of the United States military services on Twitter, but what is it for and why does it look