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.
New research suggests that while businesses value the importance of design, they are less willing to involve creatives at board level. Looking at the benefits of creative decision-making, Mat
The Leeds-based restaurant has been given a new visual identity by Dutchscot, which plays on the theme of “togetherness” by combining traditional motifs from Yorkshire and Japan.
This week is national Refugee Week, a seven-day series of art, film, music and theatre events celebrating the contributions of refugees to the UK. We mark the
The publisher’s annual awards saw 2,100 design students submit book cover interpretations for Animal Farm, A Brief History of Time and Noughts & Crosses — a judging panel has whittled