The European Commission has defended its move to create a celebratory brand identity to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, via a free international student competition. A spokesman for EC vice-president Margot Wallström says they are enlisting ‘young people’ because they want the occasion to be not just for ‘diplomats, politicians and civil servants.’ The contest is open to all EU students.
Studio SomeOne has given the North London area a new visual identity, working with type foundry Colophon on a bespoke typeface.
The set of 10 books feature illustrations by UK and international designers depicting key scenes from each of the titles.
WPP merged its design consultancies and London Design Festival returned for its 15th edition – the design news from the last seven days.
The brand has been given a new look by Bulletproof, in a bid to make “luxury” chocolate more palatable for a contemporary audience.