Johnson Banks takes a tongue-in-cheek look at Britain’s twin-obsessions of branding and the millennium, in a new publication, Millennium Guidelines. The document includes tips for the millennium on a range of design issues. It also includes a more general section on living the brand. Why not wear the brand by sporting a dome haircut or Millennium moustache, it asks? And don’t forget to tell your friends to do the same.
The design studio has renamed the funeral comparison service Beyond, giving it a new identity centred around a three-dimensional, cartoon man, which looks to counter the “sunsets, flowers and doves”
A new, independent magazine celebrating classic graphic symbols has launched, based on a popular Instagram account created by a London-based designer.
The charity has published its second Design Economy report, which looks at the value of the industry and who makes it up. While design contributes £85bn to the economy, there
D&AD’s annual student and graduate awards sees 194 recipients of its coveted pencil prizes this year, with a campaign for the housing crisis taking the top spot.