Beck’s album The Information is released this week, designed by Big Active, in a bid to rekindle interest in collectible album artwork. ‘It has taken a year to complete,’ says Big Active creative director Gerard Saint. ‘Not to develop the blank packaging, but to commission the artwork for the stickers so fans can personalise disks.’ Song titles and ‘ambient’ graphics are included as stickers, and 200 limited-edition posters have been designed.
We speak to the incoming CEO about why design needs to be at the forefront of “build back better” operations, and how her previous business background will help in her
While challenger investment platforms are reaching a new generation, there are plenty of design obstacles in the developing sector.
We speak to designer Christine Ayre, who was recently made a Fellow of King’s College London, about how design can give a sense of coherency to institutions’ output.
The design studio’s future-facing vehicle concept has Covid precautions and details inspired by the city of London.