Problem Solved, a book by Johnson Banks creative director Michael Johnson, will be published in October. The book analyses the issues and problems faced by designers when presented with a client’s brief. Each chapter looks at an individual problem in detail and uses case studies of designers who have solved issues in innovative ways. The cover, designed by Johnson, is based on the printers’ marque, an interrobang, which was researched by Harriet Devoy. The book will be published by Phaidon Press, priced £29.95.
A set of six stamps have been released to mark the 250th birthday of the Royal Academy of the Arts, and have been designed by renowned artists.
Earth is a kit made up of a model globe and smartphone app that uses augmented reality and artificial intelligence to teach people about the history of the world.
The design studio has created an abstract logo of a bridge reflected on water to represent the charity, which looks to protect and maintain England and Wales’ waterways.
A show at the Lettering Arts Centre in Suffolk will delve into the art of alphabets, tracing the history of communication design from ancient symbols to the sophisticated systems we