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Michael Wolff pays tribute to Wally Olins

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Wolff says of his former Wolff Olins partner, who has died at the age of 83, ‘We will miss him for his integrity, his inspiration, his relentless energy and his guidance.’


Red Bee creates on-screen 50th birthday party for BBC2 Video

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 | By Tom Banks

Idents and stings feature familiar number two characters from throughout the channel’s history attending a birthday. 


999 brands challenger company Spark Energy

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

The company is aiming to challenge the ‘Big Six’ energy suppliers in the UK.


Glasgow School of Art team creates Commonwealth Games medals

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Jeweller and Glasgow School of Art lecturer Jonathan Boyd has worked with a team from the school to create the medals.


Hat-Trick creates House of Illustration identity

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Hat-Trick has created the identity for the House of Illustration in London – a dedicated space to showcase illustration.


New Royal Mail stamps chronicle Buckingham Palace's history

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 | By Tom Banks

Howard Brown has designed a set of six stamps showing how Buckingham Palace has developed since the 17th century.

Wally Olins

Wally Olins dies aged 83

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

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

Karl Heiselman

Karl Heiselman leaves Wolff Olins for Apple

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 | By Tom Banks

Wolff Olins global chief executive Karl Heiselman is leaving to assume what is believed to be a marketing role at Apple 

The CT scan of the mummy of an adult male (name unknown), showing his mummified remains.

AllofUs helps the British Museum uncover the ancient lives of mummies

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 | By Emily Gosling

AllofUs has created the digital experience for the British Museum’s forthcoming Ancient lives: new discoveries show, which uses exhibition design by Nissen Richards Studios.

Cat and Mutton logo

Dot Dash creates East End-influenced identity for revamped Cat and Mutton

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 | By Emily Gosling

The new look for the east London pub is inspired by its history and its Broadway Market surroundings.

KLC Master Logo Pattern.

A geometric new look for KLC School of Design

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Branch’s new branding for the college is based around a 45° axonometric grid.


The Week in Design

Fri, 11 Apr 2014

The biggest design stories from the past seven days.


Fourmation brands Kite opticians to 'flip the sterile to style'

Thu, 10 Apr 2014 | By Emily Gosling

Consultancy Fourmation has created the branding and interiors for optician Kite, which aims to ‘shake up the industry, and flip the sterile to style.’


Twitter says new designs ‘make it easier to express yourself’

Wed, 9 Apr 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Twitter is rolling out new designs for its profile pages.


Indiegogo rebrands with flexible identity system

Wed, 9 Apr 2014 | By Tom Banks

US consultancy Push Offices helps ‘world’s largest’ crowd funding platform better engage campaigners and funders with people-focussed brand.


Sajid Javid named as new Culture Secretary

Wed, 9 Apr 2014 | By Tom Banks

Javid replaces Maria Miller, who has stood down following an expenses row.

News in brief round-up

Wed, 9 Apr 2014 | Updated: Fri, 11 Apr 2014

A round-up of this week’s news in brief.


Monotype buys Gridset web-design developer

Tue, 8 Apr 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Monotype looks to be developing a responsive web-design toolkit.

New look for Dewar's 12 Year Old

Stranger & Stranger gives Dewar's new look

Tue, 8 Apr 2014 | By Tom Banks

Blended Scotch whisky Dewar’s given suite of new bottle designs featuring an embossed trefoil Celtic truth knot. 


Hat-Trick co-founder Jim Sutherland leaves

Mon, 7 Apr 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

One of Hat-Trick’s three original partners, Sutherland is leaving the consultancy to set up on his own.



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