Imagination’s departing creative head, Alex Ritchie, evidently has ambitions to laird it over the hoi polloi. Before launching his career anew in sunny Los Angeles, Ritchie is planning a trip around his native Scotland in search of a castle to call home. ‘Only a small one, with no turrets,’ says the ever-modest Ritchie. Let’s hope his time spent working for entertainments giant Disney doesn’t have too much influence on the decor.
The BlackBerry Motion has ditched the brand’s signature keyboard and has a 14cm-wide touchscreen, with an Apple-style home button at the bottom.
Supple Studio has designed the copywriting company’s new branding, which incorporates quote marks in a mixture of classic and contemporary typefaces.
This year’s exhibition features a wheelchair that can climb stairs, a language-translating earpiece and a brand identity for Wales.
A new fundraising book features contributions from Manchester creatives including Peter Saville and Malcolm Garrett, which have been inspired by Tony Walsh’s poem This is the Place.