As the designer responsible for the likes of bands including Yes and Uriah Heep’s album artworks releases a set of six stamps for the Isle of Man Post Office, we speak to him about how the collection came to fruition.
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.
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.
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 […]