See some of Quentin Blake’s most famous illustrations, be transported back to 1950s Britain at Compton Verney’s latest exhibition and climb inside the giant kinetic energy generating hamster wheel at the newly refurbished National Museum of Scotland.
Consultancy Branch has created the logo for the charity startup, which combines an “H” with an infinity symbol inside a circle.
Last week, American director Gary Hustwit announced he was creating a documentary about product designer Dieter Rams. Now, we ask the question – which designer would you like to see a documentary about?
From recruitment freezes following Brexit to preparation for a debate on the GCSE EBacc curriculum, we round up some of the key design events from the last seven days.
The use of spiders’ silk also allows the acoustics in the violin to be customised and applied to other products such as headphones.
New Microsoft platform Handpose would enable designers to work digitally through hand gestures, and is currently in its demo phase.
Tristan Macherel, executive creative director at Landor Paris and president of the design jury at this year’s Cannes Lions Festival, talks about how smart technology is being integrated with design to create inventive, inspiring creative work.
Design studio Hato has co-created the exteriors of a bus with children from Childwall Academy school, with the aim of engaging young people in graphic design.
Dark Igloo’s space-age branding for Giphy draws on the website’s loud personality and internet humour.
Product designer Ludwig Rensch’s minimal printer design, Paper, turns to the core functions and features of this common household and office item.
This prototype of the first ever dog TV remote by pet food brand Wagg will allow dogs to control the TV when their owner leaves the room.
The exhibition includes 15 international designers and features an array of works – from rainbow-coloured room dividers and computer-generated chairs to irregular stools and a brass and leather breathing apparatus.
This art colouring book is a creative and aesthetic exploration of gender stereotypes and alternative gender identities.
These mirrored doorways take a familiar architectural form and upend it in this playful and engaging public installation on a beach in West Sussex.
Craig Black, a typographer and designer based in Glasgow, has collaborated with Australia based typographer Nicole Phillips to produce a project that combines lettering with letterpress. The two did much of their collaboration over the internet due to their locations. Their finished work aims to illustrate the power of collaboration, particularly in the digital age.
The Olympics in Rio are weeks away and Budweiser and JKR New York have celebrated Team USA by asking Malika Favre to create a painted mural for them. The 68 x 28 metre piece adorns the side of a building in mid-town Manhattan.
Mozilla is bending the terms of the rebrand with a “branding without walls” open-source initiative.
Imani Nuñez is an Afro-Latina designer living in New York’s South Bronx – her Puerto Rican and Dominican cultural roots have provided a strong sense of identity and a rich source of inspiration for her work.
We speak to her about how her cultural background has influenced her, and the importance of design to empower communities.
MPs will debate the exclusion of arts subjects from the English Baccalaureate curriculum after a petition with more than 100,000 signatures challenged the change.
In his latest column and speaking post-Brexit, freelance illustrator Ben Tallon discusses why it’s so important that the creative industries use the power of their skills to convey vital messages to the public.
Tyrrell takes over from Martin Temple, who has been chairman of the Design Council for five years.
FutureBrand has looked at how the UK’s brand strength might be affected in a post-Brexit climate by drawing on its “Country-brand index” and other sources.
The annual awards exhibition at London’s Royal College of Art shortlisted 21 car design concepts from MA Vehicle Design graduates.
Pillo is a robot which uses artificial intelligence to dispense medication and respond to people’s health queries through voice activation.
Osborne looks to reassure business leaders and calm markets following the EU referendum, but some businesses are already freezing recruitment and thinking about relocating from the UK.
The Via Carluccio’s store design was inspired by founder Antonio Carluccio’s train travels across Italy.
We asked typography experts what they thought about the new Kindle fonts and if they set a precedent for e-readers.
The UK public has voted for Leave in the EU referendum, with a 52% majority – we summarise what this could spell for the design industry.
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