Small Japanese Soldier has created the identity and print work for Channel U, a music and youth lifestyle TV channel that launched on the digital Sky Network on Monday. SJS creative director Andy Hunns says the badge-like logo is ‘bold and impactful’. The work includes postcards and poster advertising and two ‘animated presenters’ – The BooKroo – licensed from hip-hop magazine Rewind, which will feature in idents. As well as being a TV jukebox, Channel U offers interactive content such as DJ-ing advice and styling tips, according to marketing manager Charlie Beutnin.
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.
Spending too much time scrolling has been found to have negative effects on mental and physical health, with social media use shown to increase anxiety and depression in young people.