Question: how many puns can you make out of the word ‘sekt’? Answer: how long is a piece of string? Okay, that’s another question, but you get the idea. Designer Kate Parsons and illustrator Fred Blunt have exhausted almost every permutation for client Hallgarten, a German wine importer, and its sekt brand – a German sparkling wine. Thus ‘Sekt Education’ nestles alongside ‘Sekt in the City’ (surely ‘and’?) and ‘Discover the joy of Sekt’. In case you hadn’t guessed, the sekt-specific product, in particular those cute ‘piccolo’ bottles supermodels drink through straws, is aimed at women.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.
Returning to East London’s Old Truman Brewery, this year’s D&AD Festival boasts a line-up of speakers that includes graphic designer Craig Oldham and Pentagram’s Naresh Ramchandani. Here, we pick out
The annual Lexus Design Award, part of Milan Design Week, sees four finalists create concepts that aim to tackle world issues such as pollution, waste and recycling. We look at