designyatra

New rainbow-hued graphics

In October we showed some spreads from Black & White, the first tome in Victionary’s series of Palette books which collate graphic design projects that utilise a particular approach to colour. Here’s a look at the second book from the series, entitled Multicolour…

DesignYatra conference highlights the divide

While this year’s Kyoorius DesignYatra in Goa delivered the expected mix of inspiration and insight, India’s biggest design conference also offered something else: a critique of our economic system

Saving India’s street type

The distinctive handpainted signs of India are rapidly being superseded by digital alternatives. HandpaintedType is a project dedicated to preserving the work of those who create them and finding new uses for it

A design conference for India, and beyond

India now has a second major design conference, the India Design Forum, where the changing role of the designer and their part in tackling the major issues facing the world led discussions in New Delhi

Kyoorius Designyatra Festival 2011

India’s primary graphic design festival, the Kyoorius Designyatra, will take place this year from September 9-10. A stellar list of international and Indian designers and ad folks are lined up to speak; registration to attend the event closes this Thursday, so act fast to secure your place…

Wolff & Olins: the reunion, 4 of 4

“Obscene and absurd”: Michael Wolff and Wally Olins discuss media attitudes to branding and the branding world today, in this fourth extract of their interview with CR’s editor Patrick Burgoyne

Wolff & Olins: the reunion, 3 of 4

Wolff and Olins on why the work of some modern-day branding consultants is “despicable” and why brand valuation is “entirely bogus”

Wolff & Olins: the reunion, 2 of 4

In the second of our extracts from their discussion at the Kyoorius Designyatra in India, Michael Wolff and Wally Olins reveal the reasons for their split and what they think of Wolff Olins today

Wolff & Olins: the reunion, 1 of 4

Earlier this year, Michael Wolff and Wally Olins were reunited at the Kyoorius Designyatra in India to discuss their lives and work, both together and apart

One that got away

In autumn 2007 Koeweiden Postma pitched for a new logo and housestyle for the Dutch government. They made it to the final round but didn’t get the job: here’s what the Dutch could have had

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NAO (National Audit Office)