Duo wants to be taken Seriously

Former Deepend founder Gary Lockton has joined forces with ex-Publicis Worldwide senior vice-president Joanna Baldwin to form digital communications consultancy Seriously.

Books

Companies transformed into household names through graphic design is the focus of Challenging the Big Brands by Judith Evans and Cheryl Dangel Cullen. The book is published by Rockport, priced

Elmwood gets Serious** with waste management

Elmwood has rebranded Midlands-based waste management service Enviro Tech as Serious**, as the company seeks to differentiate its offer and showcase its environmental credentials. The company, located in Burton upon

Simmonds leaves Ford London

Fitch London managing partner Jane Simmonds (pictured) has left the company, it is believed without a job to go to, an apparent casualty of the three-into-one merger of the group

The last laugh

Once the subject of ridicule, car brand Skoda is currently enjoying a reversal of fortune under chief designer Thomas Ingenlath. Nargess Shahmanesh reports

Auction

Head down to the Britart SMS Art Auction between now and 12 April and bid for a piece of original art by texting your bid to a number displayed in

Monsters We Met

Sabretooth tigers, woolly mammoths, Ripper lizards, the rhino-like Diprotodon and a giant bird called Genyornis are just some of the prehistoric creatures brought to life via CGI animation by BBC

Design Against Crime campaign

Blast is to create a brochure for the Design Council’s Design Against Crime campaign, which launches in June. The consultancy was appointed after a three-way pitch.

Work rated

Jim Davies finds out how a designer’s creative output is affected when a project has to work within a restricted budget Money may make the world go round, but it

Latest articles

What to do and see at Designjunction 2018

From 20-23 September, London’s Designjunction takes place on the South of the River Thames, and will see installations, exhibitions, talks and its well-known fair spread across three venues including Doon