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.
Trademarks have been logged for the brand name Internacional Club De Futbol and an associated club crest.
Independent family brewer Badger has undergone a brand redesign, shifting the focus on to their local heritage, with the help of BrandOpus design agency. Founded in 1777, the brewery owned by
This week the Royal Mail began trialing a new postbox, heralding the first major design change in its 160-year history, prompting us to look at how it has developed.
We speak to Kelly Mackenzie, founding director at White Bear Studio, about new initiative SHAPE, how hard it is to break into the industry without connections, and the need to