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.
The Guardian Media Group’s Sunday paper, The Observer, has launched a biannual, print design magazine, which looks to bridge the gap between consumer and specialist publications.
Online art shop RoomFifty has worked with studio Intoart, commissioning four disabled creatives to design prints that are being sold for £20 each.
Protests against climate change and ecological destruction are currently taking place across the world – we speak to graphic designer, Clive Russell, about how the eco group has used creativity
Samsung says its Space Monitor has been designed to address the customer desire for more deskspace by offering an elegant solution, which allows the product to blend into its environment.