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.
As part of our coverage of 2022’s graduate season, we’re speaking with a selection of graduates from around the UK about their work, practice and future plans.
Myerscough hopes the piece will encourage shoppers and businesses to engage positively with the topic of sustainability.
The new branding by Baxter & Bailey features a flexible ampersand symbol in an effort to help the brand speak to different audiences.
Recycling symbols used on packaging in the UK are unclear and inconsistent argues Butterfly Cannon’s innovation and sustainability manager Jenny Greenwood, who is looking to Denmark for inspiration.