Themes of revolution, Rock ‘n’ Roll and South American writing echo in the flyer for this year’s Cheltenham Festival of Literature. ‘I wanted to create an image with impact, but which would look good to someone who didn’t know anything about the festival,’ says Waterside senior designer Joanna Ryland. The Cheltenham consultancy also designed a poster and 36-page brochure for the event, which runs from 9-18 October.
An upcoming exhibition at the University of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries will highlight the origins of English graphic design as spearheaded by scribes, engravers and painters during this period.
Last week, we spoke to the author of a new book documenting the rise and fall of 1980s culture mag The Face, famously designed by Neville Brody. Now, designers
7-Inches for Planned Parenthood has released a compilation vinyl boxset featuring original work from the likes of designer Shepard Fairey and musician Björk to raise money for the charity.
Integrated packaging design specialist Equator Design shares advice on what it takes to stand out as a successful design consultancy in a competitive landscape and get known for it.