Diarmuid Gavin eat your shrubs out. Self-styled creative services company BeBrand has taken its branding secateurs to the topiary, cutting the consultancy logo – based on the map symbol for a bridge – into an unsuspecting bit of box hedging. According to BeBrand’s press release, ‘The idea of manipulating nature to reflect one’s craftsmanship and identity is not novel – bonsai artisans have been doing so for over 1000 years. In the spirit of this ancient tradition, [our] innovation allows branding to grow beyond signage, packaging, stationery and the digital domain.’ Time to felt-tip the office spider plant then?
Print your own tote bag, delve into film graphics and learn about the future of plastics at this year’s East London design festival, taking place 22-24 May.
To mark the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s blockbuster science fiction film, Glazier Design has created a set of eight stamps that contain secret messages for fans.
Young designers should be taught to think critically rather than waste time learning how to time-manage and compile spreadsheets, says Miranda Bolter, design director at Superunion.