Marks and Spencer is introducing a series of lighthearted illustrations, designed by Interbrand Newell and Sorrell, highlighting its in-store services. They form part of the consultancy’s complete rebranding of the high street retailer. Judith Johnson, Interbrand Newell and Sorrell associate director, says existing graphics are extremely corporate and dry. ‘We wanted to create something more fun and appealing for consumers,’ she says. The illustrations will be trialed in London’s Kensington, Leicester and Sutton stores.
Print your own tote bag, delve into film graphics and learn about the future of plastics at this year’s East London design festival, taking place 22-24 May.
To mark the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s blockbuster science fiction film, Glazier Design has created a set of eight stamps that contain secret messages for fans.
Young designers should be taught to think critically rather than waste time learning how to time-manage and compile spreadsheets, says Miranda Bolter, design director at Superunion.