The second phase of the Dubai World Trade Centre’s signage programme is about to be implemented. Corporate identity and graphics are by Paul Anthony Design in London, while JWD in Exeter managed the project. The centre comprises a 39-storey tower block, nine exhibition halls, hotel, congress centre and apartment blocks. However, people kept getting lost, particularly around the exhibition halls, says JWD founder Jamie Wood. The signs are being applied internally and externally and incorporate the centre’s existing symbol.
Two immersive installations at Amy: Beyond the Stage from set designer Chiara Stephenson seek to show a different side of the troubled singer.
As the year draws to a close, here is our pick of festive and not-so-festive design events that are not to be missed in December.
Illustration-led puzzle companies speak with us about how they have capitalised on a market which has been supercharged by pandemic lockdowns and a desire to “switch off”.
From colour charting the Beach Boys to a characterful pet food rebrand, these were some of our favourite projects from the past month.