Isis, hailed as ‘the passive plasma screen’, has been developed by Scottish consultancy Randak Design. The low voltage, energy-efficient signage system uses printed paper in an ‘illuminated sandwich’. Founder of Randak, Charles Randak, explains that the ease with which signs can be changed makes it a low-cost retail signage solution. Six years in research and development, the system has been patented and has finally reached market in 2007. It is being trialled by Glasgow airport and sandwich bar O’Briens.
Production company Noah Media Group is behind the opening titles, animations and on-screen graphics for this year’s World Cup – we speak to art director Kim Teddy about how traditional
London-based consultancy LoveGunn has created a series of type-based posters inspired by 20th century Russian Futurism and Constructivism for this year’s World Cup.
The WC2018 predictor lives as a website and Instagram feed, displaying a number up to 100 for each country that indicates how well it’s likely to perform in the tournament.
Glasgow-based studio Tangent has created the campaign imagery for this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival.