Taking the De Stijl art movement as its cue and adapting an original font from the 1920s, Kemistry’s overhaul of Dutch national broadcaster Publieke Omroep goes live tomorrow across its three terrestrial channels. The scheme is a major design investment by the client and the first time its output has shown a ‘common front’ with a single integrated identity (DW 5 June 2003). Ident sequences for each strand reflect their distinctive characteristics. ‘Human interactions’ are glimpsed in the ‘people-oriented’ Nederlands 1 (pictured); the mass market/family-focused Nederlands 2 is presented by a series of ‘split-screen transformations’ and the eclectic Nederlands 3 is rendered in an ‘abstract, pixellated’ style.
Children’s book illustration student Viola Wang has scooped this year’s top prize, beating over 80 other entrants.
As the production designer works on last-minute preparations for the Brits, we speak to her about creating sets for the likes of Coldplay and One Direction, mastering the skill of
New research has found that while 30,000 students graduated from design courses between 2012-2013 and 2015-2016, only a quarter ended up going into “highly skilled” design jobs.
We Launch has redesigned the branding to “change the stigma” associated with the sports, which have now been brought together under one organisation.