1980s and 1990s indie band James has reformed with a greatest hits album and tour, and has appointed Manchester consultancy Love to re-conceive its original daisy logo. Love designer Adam Rix has updated the daisy and created press ads, posters and a website at www.wearejames.com. The designs also feature a ‘hand-customised’ typeface, says Rix.
The Design Council will work with the Mayor’s office to seek out and develop “innovation teams” to help the city bounce back from Covid.
Special Projects has designed the Moving Buttons concept, which could allow 50 people to use a screen every hour without touching the same spot.
Shift Agency will allow past and present students of the Shift education programme to work on client briefs and add to their portfolio.
Following the news of Bruce Blackburn’s passing at the age of 82, we look back on how the ubiquitous red logo was developed.