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.
The visual system created by SomeOne is based on movement patterns of birds gliding on thermal columns, which allow them to travel long distances with ease.
As part of our series on design in 2019, Rosy Greenlees OBE, executive director of the Crafts Council, looks at what will happen in furniture design over the next 12
Etienne Bardelli has created the graphics for a Chevrolet Impala and Volkswagen camper van, which move around the vast country collecting local people’s experiences to be shared online.
As part of our series on design in 2019, Katie Cadwallader, senior designer at Supple Studio, looks at what will happen in packaging design over the next 12 months.