Writing 10 Tips for Better Book Designs paper
Our paper 10 Tips for Better Book Designs has been published on the Creative Choices website [website not online anymore], and in their email newsletter (issue 172, January 2014). We would recommend that you read this version of the paper, rather than the one on the Creative Bloq website that was heavily edited. January 2014.
Writing 10 Tips for Better Book Designs paper
Our paper 10 Tips for Better Book Designs has been published on the Creative Bloq website. The paper was heavily edited by them and some content was not included unfortunately. October 2013.
Competition judging We are a judge on the Center for Plain Language, ClearMark Awards 2013
We were asked for a 2nd year running to help judge the Center for Plain Language, ClearMark Awards 2013, in Washington, U.S.A.
The ClearMark and WonderMark awards recognise the best and worst in plain language (writing, graphic communication design and testing) each year, in the form of government, non-profit, and private companies. The 2013 ClearMark and WonderMark awards ceremony will be held on 16th April 2013, at the National Press Club in Washington, U.S.A. April 2013.
Work showcase Other places to see our work on the web
You can view selected work from us, on the following websites Creativepool, Behance, The Creative Finder, Dexigner, Coroflot, Dribbble, Ello, Working Not Working, Creative Hotlist, Find Creatives, Dasauge, Lecture in Progress, The Department for International Trade, GOV U.K., Outside Directory.
Writing Typographic magazine: Hiut
A short version of our paper: Letter and Symbol Misrecognition in Highly Legible Typefaces for General, Children, Dyslexic, Visually Impaired and Ageing Readers has been publishing in Korean, in the typographic magazine Hiut, 4(2), 2013.
Writing Letter and Symbol Misrecognition […] paper published in the international typographics magazine Baseline 61
Our paper Letter and Symbol Misrecognition in Highly Legible Typefaces for General, Children, Dyslexic, Visually Impaired and Ageing Readers has been published in Baseline 61 (2012), Kent, U.K.
Launched in 1979, it is the authoritative magazine about type and typography. The paper is essential reading for anyone interested in legibility, clear typographic design, typeface design and typographic accessibility for different types of people.
The paper has also been published in the typographic magazine Slanted #18, Signage/Orientation. Karlsruhe, Germany.
Award Runner-up in the British Book Design and Production Awards 2012
Our self-published book: Punctuation..? came runner-up in the Environmental category in the British Book Design and Production Awards Competition 2012. The book is showcased in the award winners catalogue on page 25. Oxford, U.K.
Award Merit in the 3×3 Magazine, Children’s Show Competition, Number 9, 2012
From 1,500 entries from 35 countries all over the world, our book The Journey of Larks has been awarded a merit in the Young Adult Category, in the 3×3 Magazine, Children’s Show Competition, Number 9, 2012, New York, U.S.A.
The subsequent printed annual 3×3 Children’s Book Show Annual Number 9 features our work.
Competition judging We are a judge on the Center for Plain Language, ClearMark Awards 2012
We were asked to help judge the Center for Plain Language, ClearMark Awards 2012, in Washington, U.S.A. It was enjoyable and the variety and complexity of submissions was vast, from 1-page bill statement designs to complex multi-page forms.
The ClearMark and WonderMark awards recognise the best and worst in plain language (writing, graphic communication design and testing) each year, in the form of government, non-profit, and private companies. The 2012 ClearMark and WonderMark will be announced at the awards ceremony on 22nd May 2012 at the Clarity 2012 Conference. April 2012.
Fellowship Fellow of the Communication Research Institute
We have been accepted as a fellow of the Communication Research Institute. We are very pleased and look forward to future collaborations. August 2011.
Award Winning posters designs for the Utilità Manifesta Poster Contest 2011
Utilità Manifesta runs a yearly poster contest: Design for Volunteering, Peace and Human Rights, aimed at tackling social, economic and environmental issues, that is endorsed in Italy by the European Commission.
From 400 entries from designers across the world, our poster Ban Public Smoking (Factories) is in the 20 selected winning designs.
Rene Wanner’s Poster Page
Our poster Ban Public Smoking (Factories) has been showcased on Rene Wanner’s poster website. Basel, Switzerland.
Award The 4th Block, VIII (8th) International Triennial of Eco‑Poster Competition, 2012
Our posters Ban Public Smoking (Factories) and (Cars) have been selected as winning poster designs. They were exhibited in Kiev, they then travel to the exhibition halls of the Kharkov Municipal Gallery, in Kharkiv, Ukraine, and in October onto the International Biennale Golden Bee in Moscow.
Our poster designs were also featured in their Modern Eco-Poster 2009–2012 catalogue (ISBN: 978-966-24-0616-0), photo courtesy of Daria Titarenko.