US recruitment giant MacTemps which operates Web design recruitment arm WebStaff, renamed yesterday as Aquent. The name was created by San Francisco company NameLab and is intended to have Greek or Latin connotations suggesting ‘not a follower’. The logo is by Bronner Slosberg Humphrey in the US. Aquent has worldwide sales of more than 80m.
This year’s exhibition features a wheelchair that can climb stairs, a language-translating earpiece and a brand identity for Wales.
A new fundraising book features contributions from Manchester creatives including Peter Saville and Malcolm Garrett, which have been inspired by Tony Walsh’s poem This is the Place.
As Design Manchester celebrates its fifth birthday, we pick out our top exhibitions to catch at the festival, including a tribute to the book covers of Mancunian literary legend Anthony
Atlas has created the branding for the new fashion label, which will also be contributed to by other industrial and product designers.