Inspiration for the design for the Peabody Trust’s annual report was drawn from the divide between wealth and poverty in London. This is the third annual report Autumn Design has handled for the Trust, the capital’s biggest and longest established housing association. Photographer Larry Bray took black and white shots and key features were highlighted in four colours, symbolising Peabody’s role of bringing colour to Londoner’s lives.
A patent filed by the company reveals a mobile with thermal elements embedded into the screen, which would heat it up and fill any cracks if it became damaged.
The professional finance body has been given a new look by Smith & Milton, which includes a flat, line-drawn coat of arms, san-serif typeface and updated colour palette.
The museum and cultural hub in Shenzhen has announced it will open to the public in December, and will include a permanent gallery space curated by the V&A.
The 12th edition of the annual design festival takes place this coming March, and will see the likes of Gail Bichler and Chris Ware speak.