For the first time the international industrial design body ICSID will hold its biennial congress in Taiwan, the world’s 14th largest trading nation. The theme for ICSID ’95 Taipei is `Design for a changing world – toward Century 21′ and will feature the ICSID design congress, the international young designers’ workshop and the Taipei international design exhibition. The symbol for the congress in September is the phoenix, chosen to reflect `both traditional culture and the spirit of modern times’, according to a spokesman.
This year’s competition invited designers in training to revamp the cover of three well-known books across adult fiction, adult non-fiction and children’s literature.
The new branding centres upon a dynamic R logo, which intends to evoke the “gestural quality of a dancer in motion”.
The UK-based social organisation has a new name, five-year strategy plan and “dynamic, moving identity” system.
As part of our coverage of 2022’s graduate season, we’re talking with a selection of graduates from around the UK about their work, practice and future plans.