Design supremo Derek Birdsall has created a new visual identity for literacy charity The Reading Agency. Birdsall says, ‘It took me rather too long to see the initials “r” and “a” in the word “reading”. Abbreviating this to “read” with “e” and “d” in a 40 per cent tint produces an irreducible and seemingly inevitable logo.’ The new marque was launched last week at the charity’s fifth birthday party, at London’s Royal Festival Hall.
From books and talks to the virtual version of a blockbuster exhibition, there’s plenty to see and do in the lead-up to Christmas.
The new twice-annual journal of film and visual culture takes some aesthetic cues from academia, while flipping others completely, according to its designer.
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Research into the UK’s craft economy from UCA highlights economic growth and a rise in online opportunities but also gaps in support for makers.