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.
The week-long festival will also host speakers including interaction design expert Daljit Singh and representatives from Heatherwick Studio.
His installation for London Design Festival draws on a number of inspirations, from clubbing in the 1990s to fake Crimean villages.
Form and functionality have long been the focus of design, but a growing number of designers are shifting away from this, creating projects that prioritise history, culture and narrative in
The new look, which includes revised colours, illustration guides, graphics and a bespoke typographic styling, aims to strengthen Duolingo’s brand identity across its expanding product line.