Microsoft is set to begin sales of its Zune digital media player in the US next month, in a bid to rival Apple Computer’s iPod and iTunes products. The 30GB music and video player will cost $250 (£134), though a date and price for UK distribution have yet to be announced. It is understood to have been designed in-house by Microsoft in Redmond, Washington and comes in brown, black or white, with a three-inch LCD screen that can be swung into landscape or portrait positions.
Production company Noah Media Group is behind the opening titles, animations and on-screen graphics for this year’s World Cup – we speak to art director Kim Teddy about how traditional
London-based consultancy LoveGunn has created a series of type-based posters inspired by 20th century Russian Futurism and Constructivism for this year’s World Cup.
The WC2018 predictor lives as a website and Instagram feed, displaying a number up to 100 for each country that indicates how well it’s likely to perform in the tournament.
Glasgow-based studio Tangent has created the campaign imagery for this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival.