The DBA’s head of services Adam Fennelow considers when designers should write and when they should call on the services of professional writers.
The restaurant, which has been conceived and designed in-house also features a shop selling kitchen products and a showroom.
The continued decline in uptake is expected to continue, as the EBacc qualification becomes compulsory at GCSE-level this year.
UNESCO City of Design Dundee is looking for a digital design solution to prevent and ease homelessness, and will award the winning entry £6,000 and a three month placement.
Jon Daniel looks back on the rich life and career of designer Michael Thompson, who was the subject of his Four Corners column in 2013.
WKD has overhauled its brand to help close the gap between “consumer interests and demands” and introduced a bold new look inspired by oil painting.
The permanent Medicine Galleries will cost £24 million and are being designed by Wilkinson Eyre Architects to host objects from The Welcome Collection at the Science Museum.
Poster designs, props and stage design notes are among the items of Tommy Cooper ephemera recently acquired by the V&A. The collection is the largest of its kind, comprising more than 116 boxes of archive material and 24 props and posters. Among the items is Cooper’s “gag file” – a large, alphabetically ordered paper storage […]
Danish consultancy Kontrapunkt has designed the branding and packaging for new frozen bakery goods brand Jalm&B, aiming to “combine frozen food with fine craftsmanship.” Kontrapunkt created the name, visual identity and packaging design for the range. According to the consultancy, the challenging part of the brief was ensuring this heritage was shown in packaging for […]
A tweet-printing machine shaped like the Transport for London roundel has been designed by Florian Dussopt to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the Johnston typeface. The piece will be on show as part of Designjunction at this year’s London Design Festival, and will be printing out Twitter messages in the Johnston typeface throughout the […]
A pop-up book version of the V&A Dundee has been unveiled, created by designers Tessa Asquith-Lamb and Martin Baillie. The miniature V&A Museum of Design Dundee emerges from a large book, and is on show at Edinburgh International Book Festival, and sits alongside smaller kit versions to allow children to create their own paper museums. […]
Graphic designer Christoph Stolberg has created the monograph for French artist Henri Barande, The Work Beyond, creating an algorithm that gives each of the 4,000 limited-edition books a different design. The concept for the book jacket came about when Stolberg visited the artist’s studio and noted the tightly hung sequences in which his canvases were […]
Paris-based graphic designer Bastien Contraire has created Undercover, a book of duotone stencil images grouped together with one “odd one out” for readers to find. Each page shows a range of similar things, such as fruit, hats or dogs, in which one of the group is slightly out-of-place. Some spreads show subtle visual jokes – an […]
Belly Kids are paying tribute to famous couples with its new #relationshipgoals colouring book, Modern Lovers. The illustrations cover everyone from big name celeb couples such as Beyoncé and Jay Z to famous onscreen romances, including Mulder and Scully from the X-Files. Modern Lovers is available to buy from bellykids.bigcartel.com
Kontrapunkt has created the packaging for a new range of alcohol fruit spreads from Orkla Foods Danmark. The packaging for Danish Selection features a round label concept and distinctive, bright colour palette, including turquoise, tangerine and violet. Kontrapunkt has used a large typeface for the fruit names and alcohol description, making the typography the focal […]
From a £350 million Governement re-roster, to an open-source rebranding concept for not-for-profit software company Mozilla, we round up the important design news from the last seven days.
Magnetic North has created an identity system for a BBC neurodiversity campaign using colours and shapes which have been designed with people with neurological conditions in mind.
A weaker pound may be the driver for “post-Brexit vote” recovery, according to WPP, which still warns against the impact of Brexit causing possible GDP weakness in the short-term or mid-term in the UK and beyond.
The rebrand includes a colourful new logo and website for the student finance lender.
Last week Marie Claire and Ocado launched a bricks and mortar version of Fabled, its online beauty store. In light of this, we ask designers which brands they think could collaborate effectively and why?
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
There is a particular focus on archival graphics in Giles’s We Live in the Office exhibition, which looks to unlock the RIBA’s archive and bring it to new audiences.
Expanding plant pots, nosebleed suppressants and a “portable baby rocker” are among the designs vying for a share of £150,000 of funding to take the products to market.
New identity points out the geographic location of the university, which has been renamed and rebranded in a bid to show that it can award its own degrees.
The non-profit company behind free internet browser Mozilla Firefox is asking for staff and public input to help determine its new brand identity.
A new wearable device has been created, which gives people with dementia independence and allows their carers to know if they are within a designated safe area.
We recently wrote about an immersive theatrical dining experience based on Roald Dahl’s The Twits, and a stage show version of popular Nintendo game Dragon Quest. In light of this, we asked designers which books, games and films they would like to see translated into a visitor experience?
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