Snowboarding, Berlin and recycling are just three aspects of German life represented on Brighten the Corners’ posters and postcards designed to encourage British schoolchildren and students to learn German. The campaign is a follow-on from a similarly lighthearted project last year and is designed to play on the stereotypical view of Germans portrayed in the British press, with tabloid headlines and straplines. Thus Oliver Kahn, ‘Learn German (and let it all in)’ sits alongside Rottweiler ‘Learn German (it’s love at first bite)’. The work is launched in schools and colleges in April.
Design experts met at Clerkenwell Design Week to look at the nuances of diversity and inclusion, how to embrace them and why they make business sense.
A four-day week can lead to afternoon epiphanies and an improved life-work balance, though there are complexities for designers considering the transition.
An inclusive photography feature from Google scooped one of the top prizes at this year’s celebration.
Bold colours and a new typeface replace the previous branding’s more traditional, muted style.