At the Four Designers conference last year Johnson Banks principal Michael Johnson challenged students to customise his fruit and veg-themed stamp designs for Royal Mail (DW 20 March 2003). Chris Wilson receives £100 for his winning design in the impromptu competition, a rocket-propelled strawberry (pictured), selected by Johnson and DW editor Lynda Relph-Knight. Runners-up were Matt Davies for his ‘Seven Deadly Sins’ idea and Cheryl Hyams for her skit on celebrities. Royal Mail’s design manager Jane Ryan supported the initiative.
The London-based studio has developed an identity for the Interconnected Disaster Risks 2020/2021 report using composite graphics.
The MP for Mid Bedfordshire replaces Oliver Dowden, who has been removed from the role following a substantial cabinet reshuffle by Boris Johnson.
From the circular economy to human centred design, these are the talks that are not to be missed at this year’s festival.
The updated look includes new typography and colour palettes and seeks to ensure the brand can comfortably exist both online and off.