So here we are again, facing another challenge to the design industry’s prowess in identity design. As things stand, the search for a logo to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012 will not involve D&AD or even the Design Council. Instead, legendary BBC kid’s programme Blue Peter will be the conduit for entries – […]
If your interests lie in the middle of a Venn diagram of design, cycling and puns, then you’ll be pleased to hear of the cleverly named Bespoke exhibition which opens at London’s Dray Walk Gallery tonight. For the exhibition, ten designers, including John McFaul, Peter Lin, Vault 49 and Jasper Wong, have created graphics for […]
With the roaring success of Shane Meadows’ This is England 86 series, there’s a growing fascination with the gritty Thatcher years and the artforms spawned by the social unrest, poverty, and youth subcultures of the decade. So, many folk will be delighted with news that an exhibition of photos by renowned ‘Skins and Punks’ photographer […]
If you’re looking to own the ultimate in design-art talking points, it would be hard to beat a rod from Thomas Heatherwick’s acclaimed UK Pavilion at the Shanghai Expo. The Seed Cathedral boasts 60 000 7.5m-long perspex rods, each containing a different seed from Kew Garden’s Millennium Seed Bank. According to reports in the Chinese […]
WPP has announced third quarter results showing like-for-like revenue growth has risen by 7.5 per cent and its reported revenues by over 12 per cent.
P&O Cruises is to unveil a new brand identity, hoping to position the brand as ‘British’, ‘trusted’ and offering ‘the holiday of a lifetime’, it has been reported.
Jones Knowles Ritchie has created anthropomorphic animal-themed Christmas gift boxes for perfumer Penhaligon’s, with each range depicting a story, such as an afternoon tea party.
Audi has been awarded the Red Dot client of the year award, a new prize which recognises outstanding procurement of design.
This Christmas, they’ll be a little bit of extra magic for London’s shoppers thanks to designer Paul Cocksedge. Cocksedge was responsible for London Design Festival’s giant penny sculpture Size and Matter on the Southbank and the Victoria & Albert Museum’s A Gust of Wind, which allowed visitors to take away part of the Corian installation. […]
Marksmith Design has created the branding for Geo, an international payment service for financial installations from Travelex.
Skills Minister John Hayes has signalled a re-emergence of guilds to promote skills and announced plans for a new award for excellence in crafts.
Dragon Rouge has rebranded sugar-substitute xylitol for Danish ingredients and enzymes company Danisco, creating the brand name Xivia and designing a new logo, positioning, identity and communications strategy.