We take it all back. Two weeks ago we accused Saatchi & Saatchi of having exploited trainspotters for the sake of cheap humour while leaving it up to us to exploit the poor creatures for hard cash (surely Saatchi’s raison d’Ãªtre). The group had, free of charge, issued press with Midland Mainline trainspotter notebooks to commemorate its work on said railway’s identity. Staff at Saatchi’s have set us straight. They will happily improve their bottom line by selling the remaining 40 notebooks to real trainspotters, and are wondering if DW has received any offers.
As we approach the most wonderful time of the year, we ask creative directors what gift someone should buy a designer for Christmas.
The digital design consultancy has appointed a new head, who will oversee its six global offices and lead on growing the business in size and helping it make more money.
Send us photos of your offices decorated for Christmas, and we’ll be publishing a selection of the best ones next week.
A report on the potential impact of plain food and drink packaging, Pantone’s purple hued colour of the year and Mini’s new, monochrome logo – the news from the last