Cowes Week will see the unveiling of a logo design for the Jolly Rogerers, a yacht racing crew established ten years ago. David Hockin, creative director at Design & Art, joined the team last year but immediately found his aesthetic sensibilities offended by its existing logo, created by skipper Tim Barclay. And no, those don’t appear to be crossed bones under the skull. Volunteering to replace the logo, Hockin came up with the classy replacement (shown, right) which he describes as ‘still risquÃ©’. Subtle place, Cowes.
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Humphries Kirk has worked with the Design Business Association and its members for 30 years, helping design studios grow, transition and close when necessary, having recently assisted the sale of
Children’s book illustration student Viola Wang has scooped this year’s top prize, beating over 80 other entrants.