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.
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.