It seems you can’t keep Small Japanese Soldier out of the news. The consultancy (for the benefit of Jestico & Whiles’ Tim Ling that’s what it is, not a vegetable or a book) e-mails us to say Paul Kelleher – the bloke who lopped the head off the statue of Margaret Thatcher – was wearing an SJS T-shirt at his sentencing last week. SJS claims it cannot be held responsible for the actions of people once they receive its garments. But that hasn’t stopped the group sending Kelleher a ‘goody box’ of Zen primers, cookies and seaweed sticks c/o Her Majesty’s Prison Service. Free the SJS One, we say.
As skateboarding makes its Olympics debut, designers discuss the creativity of skate culture and the art of great board design.
The library requires an identity for a new initiative, which looks to create a “single digital presence” for public libraries across the UK.
Three installations in total have been developed for the street, following an open call for “green” ideas earlier this year.
The new look features a redrawn wordmark, tweaked colours and a custom typeface, and was developed in collaboration with branding consultancy Mucho.