Leeds consultancy Elmwood is giving a gladiatorial edge to England’s ice hockey premier league champions The Sheffield Steelers. Elmwood design director and Steelers fan Mike Owen conceived of creating a series of ‘steel hero’ branded characters. Thus Tommy Plommer, alias The Duke, appears with a crown in his graphic form. The individual player logos are being applied to T-shirts, posters, badges, car stickers and other merchandise. Elmwood has also been commissioned to produce design ideas for a new club strip, the club’s identity and match programmes.
New research suggests that while businesses value the importance of design, they are less willing to involve creatives at board level. Looking at the benefits of creative decision-making, Mat
The Leeds-based restaurant has been given a new visual identity by Dutchscot, which plays on the theme of “togetherness” by combining traditional motifs from Yorkshire and Japan.
This week is national Refugee Week, a seven-day series of art, film, music and theatre events celebrating the contributions of refugees to the UK. We mark the
The publisher’s annual awards saw 2,100 design students submit book cover interpretations for Animal Farm, A Brief History of Time and Noughts & Crosses — a judging panel has whittled