Although it’s tempting to burn your course work upon graduation, the case of Oonagh Byrne (23) highlights the folly of such an action. Byrne designed a logo for the British Lace Federation as part of her final-year project at Nottingham Trent University. And the federation liked it so much, it’s encouraging retailers to use it as a hallmark device denoting products made using Nottingham lace-industry techniques. Unfortunately, the federation is not paying for the logo, but it’s still good to see it championing students’ work.
The new permanent displays are part of a year-long, Department for Transport led initiative to get more young people to study engineering.
This month, an exhibition opened showcasing 20 years of Penguin Essentials. Now, designers tell us about their favourite editions of books with illustrated covers.
Pentagram partner Michael Bierut has had a 40-year-career, which spans the ubiquitous Hillary Clinton US presidential campaign logo, Mastercard’s first rebrand in 20 years and the wayfinding for the New
Queens of Industry runs until 2019 at Leeds Industrial Museum, and tells the stories of working women who acted as industrial ambassadors for Britain throughout the 20th century.