Fitting the right peg in the right hole is the theme used by Landor for its design concept for the new Design Business Association directory. The directory, due to come out in October, includes articles on choosing and appointing a design consultancy as well as the pitfalls of free-pitching. Landor’s executive creative director Richard Ford describes the wood-block puzzle solution as ‘a colourful visual analogy where finding the missing piece of puzzle runs in parallel with finding the right design group to meet your needs’. The star block appears as a bookmark, while the empty star shape left on the cover is debossed to increase its graphic impact.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.
Returning to East London’s Old Truman Brewery, this year’s D&AD Festival boasts a line-up of speakers that includes graphic designer Craig Oldham and Pentagram’s Naresh Ramchandani. Here, we pick out
The annual Lexus Design Award, part of Milan Design Week, sees four finalists create concepts that aim to tackle world issues such as pollution, waste and recycling. We look at