‘Both of these publications deal with the journey theme in different ways. The Lufthansa booklet is a complex timetable system made simple. This publication accurately handles complex pieces of information unhindered by cosmetic design – it is pure information design. This typographic work has been chosen for its order and function, but it is hard to ignore the absolute beauty created by the repetition of layers of type. The Stadtplan (map) book uses type as an image. The book uses abstractions to illustrate a journey. What follows is a series of typographic motifs – from the pure simplicity of justified sans serif type to typographic arrangements – creating graphic and architectural images.’
As part of our series on design in 2019, Sebastian Conran, founder of his self-named studio, looks at what will happen in product design over the next 12 months.
The rebrand by Blast Design is centred around a logo with ligature-inspired lettering and a graphic device made of joined-up lines, to express the idea of “bringing people together”.
Centaur’s marketing and communications division has been repositioned as XEIM, a name derived from “eXcellence in marketing”, which XEIM helps its customers achieve.
Tech company Envisics has used augmented reality and holograms to create a new way of showing drivers which way to go, with directions displayed on the roads in front of