Whyte & Mackay’s late founders, James Whyte and Charles Mackay, take pride of place on its whisky brand’s new packaging, created by Lloyd Ferguson Hawkins. LFH used the two ageing scamps to emphasise the brand’s heritage, as part of a drive to appeal to more 25-45-year-old drinkers, but in the early stages of the redesign there were no photos of the pair to work from. So designers concocted interim sketches of two stereotypical old whisky-drinking Scottish blokes for the JB Brands-owned range. Luckily, when the photos finally came through, few changes were necessary.
New Pentagram partner Yuri Suzuki gives us an insight into his highly experimental work ahead of a talk he will give at Design Indaba in Cape Town, South Africa, later
This year’s branding, created by design studio Johnson Banks alongside illustrator Simon Prades, features an “F” letterform inside a silhouette of the festival’s guest director.
Guy’s Hospital recently invested in a £50 million project to improve cancer care at the London NHS trust – we speak to BAT Studio about designing The Living Room, a
As we celebrate 100 years of Bauhaus, we ask designers how the school, its teachings and approaches have influenced their design style or career.