Thompson Design has created an identity, brochures, programmes, leaflets, postcards and book covers for a season of JB Priestley plays at Leeds’ West Yorkshire Playhouse, which opened last weekend. The design work sought to avoid the ‘traditional 1930s imagery’ often used to promote Priestley plays such as An Inspector Calls, says Thompson creative director Ian Thompson. ‘The identity and literature has a contemporary, edgy look,’ he adds. The first play, Johnson over Jordan, stars Patrick Stewart and runs until 29 September.
Illustrator and designer Ben Tallon looks at how rising tuition fees are deterring budding creative students, and asks whether short courses could be just as valuable.
The organisation’s ongoing Design in the Public Sector programme will focus on addressing lifestyle issues such as smoking through prevention methods as part of a 16-week course.
The campaign has been branded by Cog Design and set up by two arts organisations, and aims to help artists and designers travel for work after the UK leaves the
The commercial property brand has been given a new visual identity by Pollitt & Partners, centred around a stripped back cornerstone symbol.