WPP, which owns branding and design groups including Landor, Fitch and The Brand Union, has reported a like-for-like revenue drop of 8.7 per cent in the third quarter – an improvement on the second quarter’s 10.5 per cent fall.
A new edition of children’s classic the Wizard of Oz, with cover design by Graham Rawle and text design by Rich Carr, has picked up the Book of the Year prize at the British Book Design and Production Awards 2009.
Design group Pinched Post has developed a Halloween font based on a ‘matrix system’, allowing the typeface to be punctured into pumpkins.
Tableware designer Louisa Taylor and ceramicist Neil Brownsword are among the winners of the first-ever British Ceramics Awards, which took place last night.
Carter Wong has been appointed to design an integrated signage system for the National Media Museum in Bradford, having come through a two-month tender process, put out by museum group NMSI.
A book featuring artwork inspired by Rankin’s music photography has been designed by consultancy Big Active to celebrate charity Youth Music’s tenth birthday.
Forster is rebranding environmental charity Waste Watch.
The Photographers’ Gallery has unveiled the shortlist for this year’s Deutsche Börse Photography Prize.
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NB Studio is working on a campaign to promote the Museum of London’s new galleries, which could see a series of installations spring up across the capital.
The University of Reading has come under fire from consultancies after scrapping its tender for a design framework at the eleventh hour. The university had published a tender on 29 June through the Official Journal of the European Union to create a roster for ‘provision of graphic information design, Web design and Web development services’. […]
Designers and architects in 15 teams are hoping to secure Lottery funding to build a series of youth centres across the country, in a project run by The Sorrell Foundation. The Joined Up Design for My Place project has seen The Sorrell Foundation match designers such as Interbrand with architects including Marks Barfield to work […]