France's Normandy region launches a new identity with this powerful logotype, replacing a characterless and typographically awful rainbow version. The design fees for the logotype design and guidelines €140 000, are as usual criticised by political opponents. But finally a French region investing in design and communication for the greater benefit of all. A change form the appalling amateur botch jobs that are so prevalent!
Tragically, in the wake of the latest terrorist attacks against innocent civilians in Barcelona, we are again forced to show our support and love for all those who have suffered death, loss and injury...
Paul has over twenty years experience as a creative director, consultant and designer working with some of the world's leading branding and design agencies and with many of the top global brands.
His professional track record includes: Pentagram London, Design Solution Paris, Interbrand New York, Desgrippes Gobe Tokyo and Hong Kong, Dragon Rouge Paris.
Paul has won numerous design awards and his work is extensively published in magazines, books and on the web. He won a Gold Award in the Pentawards - international packaging design awards and has been exhibited at the Cannes Lions. His work is featured in Taschen’s Package Design Book.
Paul directs the Visual Communications program at the Ecole Bleue School of Design in Paris, lectures at design schools and leads professional continuing education workshops for the design industry.
He writes on branding design issues, is an international correspondent for Brand New. His design blog ‘Design Thinking’ has received over a hundred thousand visits.