Freespirit Design has designed three information leaflets and a folder for north London’s Enfield Council social services department to support its mental health services campaign. The literature and folder, designed for a fee of £10 100, will launch in two weeks and are intended to inform people with mental health problems and their carers of the services available to them. Despite the presence of an in-house design team at the council, Freespirit was approached on the basis of work done last year for the National Fostercare Campaign. Freespirit founder Poppy Jenkins says: ‘The council wants to come across as much friendlier and the designs respond to that. They are a move away from the council’s old look.’
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.
As World Mental Health Day takes place this week, we speak to designers, freelance creatives and illustrators about their experiences of mental illness or issues, and ask