News in brief round-up

A round-up of this week’s news in brief.

Chester Zoo

Liverpool-based consultancy Apposing has created an app for Chester Zoo. The app uses the Chester zoo identity, which was created last year by Music.

Retail design and interiors consultancy Green Room has been appointed as creative partner to Bowers & Wilkin home cinema and hi-fi speakers manufacturer. It has previously worked on promotional projects for the brand including stands at the Gadget Show Live and the Maserati Trofeo MC World Series.

Website Let’s Be Brief has teamed up with shipping container mall Boxpark in London’s Shoreditch to launch poster design competition The Art of Winning. The competition calls for poster designs inspired by ‘what the art of winning looks like’, with the 14 finalists displayed at Boxpark. The closing date for entries is 22 June. For full details visit


Designers Anonymous has created the identity for The Tokenhouse, a new Fullers-run pub in London’s Moorgate.

Curious has created the identity and collateral for the Chef’s Table installation for Electrolux at the Cannes Film Festival. Curious also worked on graphics for the Agora Pavilion as well as restaurant menus and décor.

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Sarah Hyndman: “Punk was the anti-Helvetica”

Typographer and graphic designer Sarah Hyndman, author of Why Fonts Matter, will be giving a talk this month about the power of typefaces in the punk era, part of the current Graphics of Punk exhibition on at the Museum of Brands.

We speak to Sarah about how punk democratised design, and why Snapchat is the modern-day equivalent.