International directories company Yell Group has published its 2006 annual and corporate responsibility reports, designed for the first time by College Design, a division of communications agency College Hill. The consultancy was briefed to promote the Yell Group brand while also meeting best reporting practice. According to Ali Stanesby, assistant company secretary at Yell, the designs ‘reflect a big step forward’ in the company’s external reporting, which was previously designed by Timothy Guy Design.
The design studio has created an abstract logo of a bridge reflected on water to represent the charity, which looks to protect and maintain England and Wales’ waterways.
A show at the Lettering Arts Centre in Suffolk will delve into the art of alphabets, tracing the history of communication design from ancient symbols to the sophisticated systems we
This year’s week-long celebration of design will see installations by Kellenberger-White, Studio Frith and Waugh Thistleton Architects, plus a refined, “playful” visual identity by Pentagram’s Domenic Lippa.
Weird World Cup is a project that sees 20 illustrators create humorous artworks, which will be sold online to raise money for education charity Football Beyond Borders.