From an interview with Camille Walala to a new creative fund that could help designers work abroad following Brexit, we round up the news from the last seven days.
DesignStudio has created a new “bold, brash” look for the online buying and selling platform, which looks to represent the “confidence” of the community using it.
A Kickstarter campaign has launched for a new children’s coding kit, which lets children build their own robots then animate them through coding sequences.
Last week, London Design Festival’s organisers revealed the details of a new exhibition exploring the art of the designer-client relationship. We ask designers about their most difficult experiences with clients, and how they overcame them.
Turner, who is deputy director at London Design Festival and director at London Design Biennale, will take up the position of keeper of design, architecture and digital at the museum.
C&G Partners has given the New York-based biomedical research institution a new visual identity that uses “vibrant” watercolour imagery.
Designed by Casson Mann, the exhibition will showcase ship interior designs and related fashion and lifestyle artefacts such as paintings and posters.
Burgerman is among artists commissioned by charity Artfelt to transform communal spaces in the hospital’s new wing, after Morag Myerscough redesigned its bedrooms in February.
Sea Design has led the rebrand, which looks to position the data company as “reliable” but also “contemporary and vibrant”.
The company’s electronic device would comprise a 3D-printed main body and a number of modular components including a speaker, microphone, GPS and touchscreen.
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Consultancy Colourful has created the name and branding for a new business toolkit for childminders. Business Smart has been launched by the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY) as a free online tool for those who want to set up and maintain childcare businesses. The visual identity aims to be “accessible and relevant […]
New York-based illustrator Mike Perry has created an adult colouring book to mark the fourth season of Comedy Central TV show, Broad City. Perry, who is the mind behind the psychedelic-inspired, animated titles of the show, has now turned some of its scenes into an illustrated colouring book. It features some of the New York […]
United Arab Emirates-based designer Ayesha Sherriffs has created the branding and packaging for coconut soda water brand Big Boss Palm. Following its launch in Dubai in 2015, the coconut and vanilla flavoured, low calorie soda drink has now gone on sale in the UK. The visual identity and packaging aims to look “fun and chilled” […]
Mother Design – the creative arm of advertising agency Mother – has unveiled a new campaign for BBC Radio 1 in Ibiza. Using a collage technique, the campaign features artists playing at Radio 1’s events on the Spanish party island this summer, along with indigenous wildlife such as flamingos, parrots, lizards and turtles. The campaign […]
Furniture company Vitra is harking back to Charles and Ray Eames’ classic plastic chair with a new interactive exhibition set to take place during this year’s London Design Festival. The Eames Plastic Chair installation will showcase physical versions of the chair, and engage visitors through a digital experience allowing them to create their own versions […]
Illustrator Rose Blake, daughter of pop artist Peter Blake, has created a picture book for young children helping to prepare them for their first days at school. Going to School is published by Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, and is full of colourful illustrations that aim to be a “positive and encouraging” introduction to day-to-day life, […]
Consultancy Clinic has created the branding for new food brand Sano, which looks to represent the “nutritional science” behind food. Alongside launching a range of foods and a shop, Sano also provides online diploma courses teaching people about nutritional science. The logo features a grid which aims to reference a periodic table of elements, says […]
Brand consultancy Studiomade has launched an online graphic design and art shop featuring its design team’s own risograph prints alongside a collection of designs by individual designers. The studio will also be paying for all of the initial production costs such as frames, meaning that the individual designers will be able to sell their work […]
The Canadian Digital Service (CDS) will work with other government departments to make their digital content more accessible, and launch a dedicated canada.ca website.
The Creative Practitioners’ Fund, announced at the Creative Industries Federation’s International Conference this month, will look to promote travel outside of the UK following Brexit.
The Department for Education has confirmed plans for 90% of students in state-run schools to take the English Baccalaureate qualification by 2025, which campaigners say leaves “no room” for art and design.
Marina Willer has created a logo, which draws on the recognisable forms of the Barbican’s Brutalist architecture.
A revamped Natural History Museum was unveiled, art and design university applications fell dramatically and Sky Sports got a new look – the design news from the last seven days.
The bank has revealed plans to introduce the biometric authentication technology – which is believed to be more secure than existing features such as fingerprint sensors – to its mobile banking app.
Latest figures from UCAS show a 5% drop in university students applying for art and design subjects compared to this time last year, which an art school principal has put down to the “Government’s devaluing of creative education”.
Sky Creative and Nomad have created a new identity for the sports broadcaster as it expands its service to include 10 individual channels.
Design Frontiers will run alongside London Design Festival, and will see collaborative installations from designers and brands including Jaguar and Tord Boontje with Swarovski.
US consultancy FRCH Design Worldwide has worked on the restaurant chain’s Fresh Forward store concept, which features an updated food display system and self-service kiosks.
Contractors are vying to design new stations in London and Birmingham where the “very best in engineering and design” are promised.
Consultancy GBH has designed the set of stamps, which feature 10 of the most famous public buildings from the last two decades, including Zaha Hadid’s London Aquatics Centre.
BBC Creative has designed a new identity for the 2017 edition of the music festival, including whimsical, animated TV titles that bring the Royal Albert Hall to life.
Consultancy Casson Mann has made a blue whale skeleton called Hope the focal point of the redesign, as the institution looks to transition to a “museum of the future”.
Ferrari: Under the Skin will explore the company’s design history by showcasing early design models, memorabilia and some of its famous cars.
From an exhibition celebrating 20th century Italian designer Franco Grignani, to a new initiative from the Mayor of London making housing in the capital more “affordable”, we round up the design news from the last seven days.