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Durham Distillery gin close up

Durham Distillery's branding is based on stained-glass windows

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

Wonder Stuff Studio has designed the visual identity for Durham Distillery, basing it on the city cathedral’s stained-glass window.

GTR

Britain’s biggest rail franchise rolls out new identity Video

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

SomeOne has created new branding for Govia Thameslink Railway.

Positive Prints

Illustrators design exciting life insurance policy documents

Wed, 17 Dec 2014

Rose Blake, Supermundane and Rude have been commissioned by a life insurance company to create beautiful policy documents for customers to encourage safe keeping.

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Tate makes archive available online

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Tate has started to make items from its archive available to view on its website in a scheme to digitise its resources.

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Latest Opportunities

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Scottish family history service to be overhauled

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The ScotlandsPeople service, a family history platform run by National Records of Scotland, is being overhauled, with web designers sought to work on the project.

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Exhibition designers sought for new Plymouth museum

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Exhibition designers are being sought to work on the planned £24 million Plymouth International History Centre in the heart of the city.

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Design Museum seeks designers in residence

Tue, 9 Dec 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The Design Museum is calling for recently graduated designers to apply for next year’s Designers in Residence programme.

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ANALYSIS

Fitch design for Adidas

How design affected the world of sport in 2014 Video

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 | By Tom Banks

We look back at the defining moments in sport-related design this year.

Kfc

How design affected the world of food in 2014 Video

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

We take a look at some of 2014’s tastiest (ha ha…) projects.

Kalashnikov

The biggest rebrands of 2014 Video

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Take a look at our coverage of the year’s biggest identity design stories.

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EDITOR'S CHOICE

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Keith Cunningham – 1929-2014 Video

16 August 2001 | By Mike Dempsey

In this 2001 interview, Mike Dempsey meets the modest and rather mysterious artist and designer.

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Richard Williams meets Rodney Fitch

11 April 1996 | By Richard Williams

As part of his series of interviews with “founding fathers” of design in the 1990s, Williams Murray Hamm co-founder Richard Williams meets Rodney Fitch.

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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 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.

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The Type Taster book Video

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Sarah Hyndman’s forthcoming book looks at the different “personalities” fonts have.

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VOXPOP

What should you buy a designer for Christmas?

Thu, 18 Dec 2014

What should you buy the designer in your life? We find out.

Who is your favourite children’s illustrator and why?

Thu, 11 Dec 2014

Annotated pages from the world’s greatest illustrators went under the hammer last week - we ask illustrators to choose their favourite children’s book illustrators.

What is your favourite mascot design of all time? Video

Thu, 4 Dec 2014 | By Tom Banks

Last week the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games mascots were unveiled. Designers tell us about their favourite mascots.

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WHAT'S ON

Ladybird

A collection of illustrations taken from Ladybird books

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

An exhibition showcasing original artworks of Ladybird books from the 1950s-70s opens in January 2015.

Al Vandenberg, 'High Street Kensington' from the series 'On a Good Day'

Photographs of black British experience

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The Victoria & Albert Museum will showcase a selection of photographs that explore the experiences of black people in Britain in the latter half of the 20th century.

Balls

Jump In! to Pearlfisher’s Christmas installation

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Pearlfisher’s installation may look like an excuse to mess around, but the consultancy says it carries a message about the power of play.

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EDITOR'S VIEW

Ustwo's London studio

Lessons for building a design business

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Key pointers from design businesses we’ve profiled in recent weeks.

Airbnb

Five things we learned at the Festival of Marketing

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Be brave, be human and pay attention to detail…

Barclays

What to see at the Festival of Marketing Video

Fri, 7 Nov 2014

Hear from Barclays, Airbnb, DW Award winners CHI & Partners… and Tulisa…

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INDUSTRY VOICE

Gareth Jenkins

Four Corners – an interview with Gareth Jenkins Video

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 | By Jon Daniel

Jon Daniel meets the Trinidadian branding and graphics specialist.

Boat

Desert Island Designs

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 | By Jeremy Roots

Sedley Place’s Jeremy Roots picks his five essential Desert Island Designs.

Adam White

How do you secure the future of your business?

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 | By Adam White

Factorydesign co-founder Adam White tells us how he and his fellow partners have started to hand the business over to staff.

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