Apple will close its other London offices and move 1,400 employees from these sites to Battersea, where they will be part of a team of 3,000 staff.
The pilot bus shelter, backed by the Department for Transport, allows people to charge their phones, access wi-fi and view travel information.
The Playable Cities Award has announced the shortlisted designs competing for £30,000 of investment to create a new way to make cities more fun and engaging.
Penguin art director Richard Bravery worked with La Boca’s Scot Bendall on the series, which are designed to reimagine classic Penguin sci-fi in a new way.
Consultancy FutureBrand has worked on the redesign, which includes a new “interlocking” icon emphasising Activia’s digestive health benefits.
The brewery, which was founded in 1698, has been given a “contemporary” rebrand by consultancy JDO.
The new app offers customers home delivery within the hour, and enables people to order, track their delivery and pay through the online interface.
Curzon Cinema Ident – In Cinema version from The Plant on Vimeo. Consultancy The Plant has created a new cinema ident for art house cinema Curzon, as part of its 40th anniversary. The ident is an extension of Curzon’s refreshed visual identity, which was unveiled in 2015 and also created by The Plant. The consultancy […]
Tom Dixon has launched a new range of bowls and trays, finished from soft silver. The Orbit trays are a series of circular trays of various sizes which can fit within each other, and are intended for “afternoon tea, canapes, or trinkets”, says the studio. They are made from solid brass and silver plated. The […]
Technology Will Save Us has launched the Synth Kit – a build-it-yourself musical instrument which teaches kids about both engineering and music. It aims to teach children the “basics of electronics and sound”, and show them “how a synth and how circuits work”, says the company. The DIY synth kit is suitable for children aged […]
Consultancy After Hours has created the branding for a hand-made candle company in New Zealand called The Treasury of Candles. The brand mark is a foil candelabra symbol, which creates the letter “T”. The packaging has “luxury” elements, says After Hours, including a silk clam-shell gift box, organza ribbons and watercolour print inserts. The candle […]
Architectural practice Moxon has designed the interiors of start-up shoe store Mov:el, bringing all the shop’s stock to the front of store. There is no storeroom, and all the shoes are out on display in cubby holes based in movable modular units. This layout aims to deliver quicker service, says the architect, and also create […]
DesignLSM has created the interiors for a new branch of restaurant Burger & Lobster, based in the W hotel at Leicester Square, London. The interiors include a hanging light chandelier at the centre, alongside lobster tanks and banquette seating, a central spiral staircase, timber flooring and a brass bar. The restaurant is spread over two […]
London hotel Hilton Bankside has commissioned a living art installation made of various types of foliage. Florist All for Love has created the typographic installation, which spells out Bankside using ferns, ivy and English herbs. Ruth Davis, founder at All for Love, says: “The concept is to create a modern yet living structure that reflects […]
Interabang has designed the branding for economic analytics company Enodo Economics. The design studio also named the company, with Enodo deriving from the Latin word for “make clear, untangle and explain”. This was used as a metaphor in the logo motif itself, the studio says, which is an “unravelling double ‘e’” shape. A colour palette […]
From a Shepherd Neame rebrand to a new Apple headquarters, we round up the important design news from the last seven days.
Simple illustration and type has been adopted for personal finance brand, which can work across different territories and has been designed to relate to everyday life.
Consultancy Bulletproof has created the packaging for the new PizzaExpress frozen range, which complements the existing chilled range.
Last week, we wrote about a new book on the design processes of Lance Wyman, which is soon to be published by Unit Editions. Now, we ask designers – whose rough sketches would you love to delve into?
Networking and business platform Linkedin will roll out a new website later this year, with “cleaner” and “simpler” features.
Snapchat has unveiled its first physical product – a pair of sunglasses which can shoot short video clips – alongside a name change to Snap Inc.
BHS has been reinvented as online retailer The British Home Store, with a focus on lighting, home furnishings and kitchenware.
Consultancy Jaywing has created the place branding for Hull 2017, the initiative marking the northern city’s status as UK City of Culture. The logo is an “H” shape constructed out of a series of geometric lines, used against a colourful palette of purple, green, yellow, blue and pink. Gavin Shore, creative director at Jaywing, says […]
Sorrell, who founded the Creative Industries Federation in 2014, will be giving up his role as chairman by 2017.
John Spencer looks at the rich history of words and design, how they have lost their way and what designers can do to make sure the two are complementary.
Design Junction moves to King’s Cross and overhauls format to build show around more divisible spaces and a new emphasis on interaction.
From a shortlist of logos for the Mozilla rebrand, to the launch of Oculus Rift in the UK, we round up the important design news from the last seven days.
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