Tonic has designed the CD cover for start-up label Ether Records’ first release, Gilles Peterson in Brazil. The two-disc compilation features a mix of 1960s and 1970s Brazilian music and more cutting-edge selections, and launches on 24 May. ‘We wanted to avoid stereotypical Brazilian imagery and create something completely different, modern and clean,’ says Tonic creative director Ranzie Anthony. The cover’s avant-garde typography and layout are ‘quite refined’, while the colour scheme ‘harks back to Brazil’, he explains. Tonic won the work, which also included designing the CD’s insert leaflet, after a two-way credentials pitch in February. Consultancy designer Andy West was creative lead on the project.
The Design Museum has announced the finalists of its annual Design Ventura scheme, which gets teenagers aged 13-16 across the UK to pitch ideas for new products, one of which
From controversial opinions on “design thinking” to the most influential female designers from the last 100 years, we look back at our most popular long-reads of 2018.
The app has installed new features including a free walking map of the capital as part of a collaboration with Transport for London.