One criticism often levelled at the design industry is that it is such a small world. You can’t do anything without word getting round. But Design Week has just got wind of the exception that proves the rule. Word has it, that at a recent meeting between industry big-wigs, Identica Partnership’s Michael Peters sat with Design Business Association chairman Colin Porter. ‘Who is the director of the DBA these days, Colin?’ asked Peters. Observers swear there wasn’t a hint of irony.
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.
Spending too much time scrolling has been found to have negative effects on mental and physical health, with social media use shown to increase anxiety and depression in young people.