Next has denied that it is reviewing its design consultancy relationships. A spokeswoman for the retailer says the group is not looking to build a roster, but confirms it is building a list of design groups for research purposes. A recent revamp of Next’s flagship store in London’s Oxford Circus was created in-house (DW 30 March).
Last week, publisher Oxford University Press Education was given a new look by Baxter and Bailey. Now, designers share some of their favourite examples of educational design.
F1’s logo, designed by Wieden + Kennedy last year, could face a copyright dispute because of its similarity to that of a compression tights brand owned by manufacturing giant 3M.
The games company’s Labo kit features flat-pack cardboard sheets that can be transformed into pianos, motorbikes and fishing rods when combined with the Nintendo Switch console.
An online survey of over 1,200 illustrators has found that the majority think they would struggle financially if illustration was their only source of income.