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Design Bridge rebrands TNT Video

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 | By Tom Banks

TNT positioned as The People Network and cropped circle identity introduced to suggest movement and “perpetual motion”.

BBC Good Food 25th birthday graphic

Lambie-Nairn creates new BBC Good Food look with a "hidden smile"

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 | By Emily Gosling

BBC Good Food is marking its 25th birthday with a new logo and multi-platform brand refresh, designed by Lambie-Nairn.

HappySleepers logo

Supple Studio's designs for happy sleep

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Supple Studio has designed the visual identity for HappySleepers – a start-up that advises on children’s sleep issues – creating a look based on a smiling eyes graphic.

The Old School Club identity

Dutchscot creates beautiful adaptive identity for south London creative space The Old School Club

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 | By Emily Gosling

The identity uses different colours and shapes that can be reconfigured for different applications.

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Latest Opportunities

Dad

Design Council launches the Dad Design Challenge

Tue, 9 Sep 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The aim is to support designs that help dads become more actively engaged in their children’s early years.

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Glasgow Science Centre seeks designers for ‘hands-on’ exhibits

Wed, 6 Aug 2014 | By Tom Banks

GSC seeks interactive consultancy for ‘hands-on’ exhibits, which can teach adults and children about the science and engineering behind a low carbon future.

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University of Ulster seeks digital and print designers

Wed, 6 Aug 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The university says it is looking to roster consultancies ‘of varying size and specialism’ to the creative design framework.

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ANALYSIS

Inspired Product winner Ooho by Pierre Paslier, Guillaume Couche and Rodrigo García González

​Four designs that could change the world

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 | By Tom Banks

Royal College of Arts graduates take on some of the biggest environmental and social issues facing the world today.

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How the FT developed its new look Video

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

We talk to FT head of design Kevin Wilson about creating the newspaper’s new look.

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How the British Heart Foundation became a 'fighting' brand Video

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

We look at how the British Heart Foundation took influences from sports brand Nike to create a unified and focused new position.

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EDITOR'S CHOICE

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DesignStudio in profile

Tue, 5 Aug 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

We talk to DesignStudio founders Paul Stafford and Ben Wright about building a consultancy and maintaining design integrity.

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Design Week's guide to the 2014 degree shows

Wed, 4 Jun 2014

Dates and destinations for the degree shows where you can discover the UK’s new design talent across the UK.

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Wally Olins dies aged 83

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Olins was described as ‘insatiably curious, infectiously charming and occasionally infuriatingly impatient’.

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Design Week Awards 2014

Tomorrow

CHI & Partners and Prince's Trust win Design Week Awards Best of Show Video

Fri, 16 May 2014

The Tomorrow Project, which aims to tackle youth unemployment, has scooped the top prize.

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The 2014 Design Week Awards winners Video

Fri, 16 May 2014

All the winners from the 2014 Design Week Awards.

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The Design Week Awards - critiquing and celebrating great design Video

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

We find out what the judges thought of the entries this year, and look ahead to the Awards night - hosted by Adam Buxton.

WE LIKE

Elephant Issue 20

A new look for Elephant magazine

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Arts and culture magazine Elephant is celebrating the launch of its 20th issue with a stunning new design, created by Mallorca-based consultancy Atlas.

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VOXPOP

What's your favourite record cover art of all time?

Fri, 26 Sep 2014

A touring exhibition of record cover art is currently taking place. What’s your favourite record cover art of all time?

What is the most enjoyable thing about being a designer?

Thu, 18 Sep 2014

Find out what keeps designers doing the jobs they do…

What are you most looking forward to at London Design Festival?

Thu, 11 Sep 2014

Those in the know tell us what they’re looking forward to at next week’s London Design Festival.

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WHAT'S ON

Felt Spam

Conershop by-the-Sea where everything is made of felt

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 | By Emily Gosling

For all those who missed it the first time round, there’s another chance to see a cornershop entirely stocked with products made of felt.

Leonard Freed

Weaving narratives through the Magnum Photo archive

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 | By Emily Gosling

As part of this year’s Brighton Photo Biennial, three contemporary artists have been given access to the Magnum Photos print archive to curate a rather special show.

Flat 130 at Balfron Tower with National Trust London

A chance to snoop round Ernö Goldfinger’s iconic Balfron Tower flat

Fri, 26 Sep 2014

The National Trust is opening up Flat 130 in Ernö Goldfinger’s Brutalist Balfron Tower – where the architect himself lived for a fortnight back in 1968.

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EDITOR'S VIEW

Panel

What you need to know about working in the design industry Video

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Top tips from Design Week’s panel sessions on working in the design industry.

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The theatre of the new product launch Video

Fri, 5 Sep 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Dyson and Samsung may have hit heights with their glitzy launch events, but Apple looks set to blow them away.

Double Space for BMW – Poetry in Motion by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby

Looking ahead to the London Design Festival

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The London Design Festival is just over two weeks away and this year’s event has an intriguing mix of cross-disciplinary events.

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INDUSTRY VOICE

Alberto Alessi

A whistle-stop word with Alberto Alessi

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 | By Tom Banks

Alessi managing director Alberto Alessi on how he commissions industrial designers, who his favourite designer of all time is and where he stands on crowd-funding.

Chloe Robertson

​How to write the perfect design brief

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 | By Emily Penny

Colourful Design Strategy’s Emily Penny on how clients can write the perfect design brief and how designers can make sense of them.

Fela Kuti, Zombie

Four Corners – an interview with Lemi Ghariokwu

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 | By Jon Daniel

Jon Daniel talks to Lemi Ghariokwu, artist and record sleeve designer born and based in Nigeria.

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