A total of ten young designer-makers from Liverpool and Manchester are showcasing their work at the Designersblock show in London next month, as part of an I Love the NW stand supported by the Liverpool & Manchester Design Initiative. Lighting design features heavily among the ten, including Jason Bottomley’s lights, created using everyday objects such as Perrier bottles, storage pods and children’s stools, and Joanne Byrne’s delicate glass lily sculptured light (pictured). Polly Hitchen will be showing a droplet chandelier.
Trademarks have been logged for the brand name Internacional Club De Futbol and an associated club crest.
Independent family brewer Badger has undergone a brand redesign, shifting the focus on to their local heritage, with the help of BrandOpus design agency. Founded in 1777, the brewery owned by
This week the Royal Mail began trialing a new postbox, heralding the first major design change in its 160-year history, prompting us to look at how it has developed.
We speak to Kelly Mackenzie, founding director at White Bear Studio, about new initiative SHAPE, how hard it is to break into the industry without connections, and the need to