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.
The Guardian Media Group’s Sunday paper, The Observer, has launched a biannual, print design magazine, which looks to bridge the gap between consumer and specialist publications.
Online art shop RoomFifty has worked with studio Intoart, commissioning four disabled creatives to design prints that are being sold for £20 each.
Protests against climate change and ecological destruction are currently taking place across the world – we speak to graphic designer, Clive Russell, about how the eco group has used creativity
Samsung says its Space Monitor has been designed to address the customer desire for more deskspace by offering an elegant solution, which allows the product to blend into its environment.