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.
Frank William Miller Jr.’s poster and graphics for the new Questlove-directed documentary look to the past but keep an eye on modernity.
As part of our coverage of 2021’s graduate season, we’re spending five minutes with a selection of graduates from around the country to talk about their work, practice and plans.
LA-based designer Paul Woods has mined his professional and personal experience to create a “straight-talking” handbook for design grads.
The wide-ranging redevelopment of Piccadilly Gardens will include a children’s playground, pedestrianised areas, new lighting and wayfinding.