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Designing London’s New Year’s Eve fireworks

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 | By Tom Banks

Consultancy Jack Morton Worldwide has designed London’s New Year’s Eve fireworks display for more than a decade. We talk to project director Jim Donald about plans for this year.

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Jason Bruges Studio designs “theatre in the sky" light installation at London's Shard

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

The consultancy has created a daily changing light display that will be projected from the top of the Shard in London from 19-31 December.

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2014 – the year in design Video

Fri, 19 Dec 2014

A lighthearted look back on the biggest stories, best images and most enlightening quotes from the past year.

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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.

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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.

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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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An animated logo for an animation studio Video

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Manchester-based Instruct Studio has rebranded animation studio Factory, created an identity that can be animated.

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Plans for Exhibition Road tunnel unveiled

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

Three groups of students from the Royal College of Art have won a competition to transform the tunnel leading from South Kensington tube station into a design space. 

Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo prepares for £30m Islands project with new site Video

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 | By Tom Banks

Code Computerlove has designed a website for Chester Zoo’s Islands project to prepare potential visitors for a new immersive attraction.

Battersea Power Station Atrium design by Rockwell Group

Rockwell Group reveals Battersea Power Station interior designs Video

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 | By Tom Banks

Rockwell Group is working alongside Wilkinson Eyre Architects on a series of interior spaces at Battersea Power Station which is being redeveloped as a mixed-use site. 

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FRijj gets in a spin with new BrandOpus identity

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

The new look aims to reflect the idea of the product being shaken.

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Designers shortlisted to convert Olympic Park into cultural quarter

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Asif Khan, Eley Kishimoto, Ab Rogers and Thomas Matthews are among designers shortlisted to work on the huge “Olympicopolis” project.

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New CitiPark car park identity, by Thompson Brand Partners Video

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Nationwide company CitiPark was formerly known as Town Centre Car Parks.

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SomeOne repositions Sovereign Luxury Travel as deliverer of “paradise" Video

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 | By Tom Banks

New customer-focused positioning offers bespoke service.

Museum of Applied Arts Berlin wayfinding by Double Standards

Museum of Applied Arts Berlin reopens with new wayfinding solution Video

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 | By Tom Banks

Double Standards has designed a guidance system which orientates visitors and combines exhibition and exhibit information in a four-colour gradient solution.

Cryptoy GCHQ encryption code breaking

GCHQ launches DIY code breaking app

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

Government launches app that teaches students about encryption design and code breaking.

Mayor of London's NYE 2014 Firework campaign

Cog behind campaign for London's NYE fireworks Video

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 | By Tom Banks

Mayor of London’s NYE 2014 Firework campaign designed to sell tickets, inform the public not to come if they don’t have one, and to raise the profile of the event.

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The week in design Video

Fri, 12 Dec 2014

This week’s biggest design stories.

Pomegreat design by Parker Williams

Parker Williams refreshes Pop art-inspired Pomegreat juice

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 | By Tom Banks

Consultancy returns to Pomegreat brand it helped launch ten years ago and restores Pop art-inspired images to new design.


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