Politics and society were the theme for this year’s international Chaumont poster festival in France. The winning entry, Nord Sud, was designed by a German-Israeli team called Nous Travaillons Ensemble. The poster shows two hands: the northern hand breaking through a symbolic frontier, the southern hand remaining within its borders. The Icograda Excellence Prize went to US designer James Victoire for his Remember Columbus poster.
The annual design festival is back for its fifth edition this October, and will feature Pentagram partner Naresh Ramchandani, Buzzcocks’ record sleeve designer Malcolm Garrett and an exhibition on Lucienne
A patent filed by the company reveals a mobile with thermal elements embedded into the screen, which would heat it up and fill any cracks if it became damaged.
The professional finance body has been given a new look by Smith & Milton, which includes a flat, line-drawn coat of arms, san-serif typeface and updated colour palette.
The museum and cultural hub in Shenzhen has announced it will open to the public in December, and will include a permanent gallery space curated by the V&A.