There’s no doubt that techno and album-sleeve design are more important than life itself, particularly to the semi-professional DJs on Design Week’s production desk, but if Red Design’s Ed Templeton is to be believed, they’re more important than that. Of the group’s artwork for independent dance music label, Soma, Templeton said last week, ‘The artwork is a response to the epic nature of the album title – Alien Radio – and is inspired by the Constructavist [sic] celebration of huge scale and epic human achievement, echoing the nature of the music (techno).’ What would Templeton verbally make of the Soma album sleeve created by Red Design for Mr Hermano’s Free as the Morning Sun?
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Last week, publisher Oxford University Press Education was given a new look by Baxter and Bailey. Now, designers share some of their favourite examples of educational design.
F1’s logo, designed by Wieden + Kennedy last year, could face a copyright dispute because of its similarity to that of a compression tights brand owned by manufacturing giant 3M.
The games company’s Labo kit features flat-pack cardboard sheets that can be transformed into pianos, motorbikes and fishing rods when combined with the Nintendo Switch console.