‘It’s difficult putting a Banana Split next to Clark Gable,’ says Mark Norton, managing director of 4i, which designed these posters for TNT and Cartoon Network. Turner Broadcasting asked the consultancy to reassess its cable and satellite channels for print and promotional material. ‘It hasn’t been a case of redesigning an identity, it’s more strategic, sorting out the way everything coordinates,’ Norton adds. 4i ‘tweaked the identities’ and developed the typeface for film channel TNT and Cartoon Network, while maintaining a strong visual link.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.
The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.