Archive for July, 2009

31 Jul 09

Provokateur shortlisted at British Book Design Awards

Provokateur shortlisted at British Book Design Awards

Well hooray! Provokateur’s very own Acme Climate Action has been shortlisted for the Environmental Award at the British Book Design and Production Awards. Having been selected to be in the D&AD Annual and chosen as a finalist at the 2008 Green Awards, this is certainly the icing on the cake. The results are announced in October, so fingers crossed.

10 Jul 09

Provokateur and Reprieve

Provokateur and Reprieve

Reprieve, the organisation that works tirelessly to protect the human rights of prisoners on death row and at Guantanamo Bay, asked Provokateur to create their latest annual report.

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08 Jul 09

Ethics and design

Provokateur has always believed in the power of design to do good things. In fact, for Provokateur, that’s what design should be about. In an article written by Provokateur’s chief agitator, Joshua Blackburn, the gauntlet is thrown down to the design industry.

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08 Jul 09

Archbishop Tutu live webcast

Archbishop Tutu live webcast

Having designed and launched the new website for The Elders, Provokateur has been on hand to manage their first live webcast. Forget the generation gap – Archbishop Tutu was unphased by Twitter and the Q&A live broadcast went out without a hitch.

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07 Jul 09

Tap takes on the British Soft Drink Association

Tap takes on the British Soft Drink Association

As chief instigator of the Tap campaign, Provokateur’s Joshua Blackburn has been asked by ooffoo.com to have an online debate with a spokesman / spin doctor / pr lackey at the British Soft Drinks Association. He just kicked it off with the following article:

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02 Jul 09

The Elders go live

The Elders go live

At 17.03 today, Provokateur pressed the button on The Elders website, re-launching the world wide web presence for this remarkable organistion, founded by Nelson Mandela and Graça Machel.

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