Trickett & Webb launches its 2003 calendar next week, featuring illustrations by Peter Blake, George Hardie and Peter Grundy, among others. This year’s calendar is based on terminology that can be applied across both sporting and business situations, such as touch base and game plan, says Trickett & Webb designer Alistair Brown. (Hit the Mark by Yvonne Kushel and Go the Extra Mile by Sara Fanelli pictured.) Illustrators were given an open brief – each was given a choice of titles and the group only specifies which colours to use, adds Brown.
Applications are open for the Digital Collaboration Fund, which will seek to support international projects between creatives in the UK and other countries.
Controlled by an app, RGKit Play is a modular kit of Meccano-like motors that aim to take designers beyond “linear motion” for their content.
As the American election reaches its final stages, designers dissect both campaigns’ use of graphics, branding and digital strategy.
Some of this month’s most inspiring projects offer escapism, while others are a reaction to the everchanging political landscape we find ourselves in.