We visited the electronics brand’s headquarters in Struer, north west Denmark and spoke to head of design Marie Kristine Schmidt to find out more about the design-led business.
An on-the-ground look at protest poster art, and redesigns for Butcombe Brewery and Frieze contemporary art magazine – the important design news from the last seven days.
Last week, we wrote about a new Pink Floyd exhibition set to open at the V&A in May. We ask designers which musicians, alive or deceased, they’d love to see immortalised in a museum.
The new car is orange, black and white and the look has been designed to hark back to the winning cars of the 1960s.
Design Week will be there for the whole week finding out about the latest news, plans and projects from designers.
UPS has trialled a system where packages can be delivered by drone from the the top of trucks.
The consultancy has been commissioned to work on separate exhibition spaces focusing on the historical interpretation of Lincoln, St Albans and the Cathedral Church of St Marie in Sheffield, which have all received Heritage Lottery funding.
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US-based Illustrators Clay Hickson and Liana Jegers have designed The Smudge, a new monthly print newspaper. Its design takes inspiration from underground and alternative publications from the 1960s and 1970s, and aims to reflect their “spirit” through offering a “different perspective” on political and activist issues, according to the publisher. It will feature interviews, comics […]
Stock photography website Shutterstock’s in-house design team has designed a series of graphic posters ahead of this year’s Oscars awards, reimagining each of the “best picture” nominees in a pop art style. Each of the posters is inspired by the work of a different pop artist to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the death […]
Hull’s Scale Lane Bridge will be transformed into an interactive musical instrument as part of Hull 2017 City of Culture. Playing the Bridge will be host to performances, workshops and installations, which will draw on the Indonesian gamelan tradition of creating music by striking tuned metalwork. The first stage of the event will encourage members […]
Illustrator Patrick George has designed a series of prints for the One Network for Conservation and the Arts (ONCA) gallery, as part of its new exhibition Wildlife Matters. The three-day exhibition will feature prints aimed at adults and will focus on the theme of animal welfare. The prints aim to highlight issues such as trophy […]
Bless Design has rebranded London-based Mexican food supplier Cool Chile in a bid to exhibit a stronger presence on the shelf. The rebrand will include a new-look coloured packaging, simplified logo and updated website. Kelly Peak, managing director of Cool Chile says: “By working closely alongside Bless Design, we are confident that the significant investment […]
Diébédo Francis Kéré has been commissioned to design the 2017 Serpentine Pavilion. Kéré, who leads the Berlin-based practice Kéré Architecture, is the seventeenth architect to accept the Serpentine Galleries’ invitation to design a temporary pavilion in its grounds in London. His installation for this project, which takes inspiration from the tree that served as a […]
Plans to build a sculpture in memorial to David Bowie have been announced. The memorial will be in central Brixton, where Bowie was born and next to the existing Bowie mural which has become a focal point for tributes since the artists’ death in 2016. At 9 metres tall, the three-dimensional metal sculpture will feature […]
Graffiti artist and illustrator Matt Sewell has launched a range of colourful bird themed stamps. The stamps feature watercolour illustrations of a variety of birds including the Blue Tit, Puffin, Cormorant and the specially commissioned Manx Shearwater, which is indigenous to the Isle of Man. Descriptions of the birds are written on each of the […]
As part of our Design Week at 30 series we catch up with University of the Arts London professor of interactive digital arts Fred Deakin to talk about how design education has changed over the years.
A patent suggests that Dyson could be moving further into beauty electronics with a heated hairbrush that would complement the company’s existing Supersonic hairdryer.
The rebrand features a new typeface and image style, and comes after the truck and bus manufacturer’s 125th anniversary in 2016.
Halo has designed a new visual identity and packaging for the brewery, with the aim of tapping into the craft beer trend and targeting a younger audience.
The winning entry is designed by a group of Year 10 students from Harrogate Grammar School, and comprises a simple hook device that can be used to attach a water bottle to a bag.
Dick Bruna, the illustrator and writer behind children’s character Miffy, has died at age 89.
The magazine’s art director David Lane has given it a new print design, which aims to represent how contemporary art is “reactive” and “makes a statement”.
The dating site’s in-house design team has done away with Tinder-style features and commissioned designer Jay Daniel Wright to create a series of colourful illustrations.
The tech company has patented a magnetic winding charger that is similar in appearance to the winding mechanism seen in traditional watch designs.
A bid to increase the creative potential of London, Essex and Kent and a new brand for The Alan Turing Institute – the important design news of the last seven days.
Last week, Pentagram’s Angus Hyland revealed his interpretation of Battleships and Rock, Paper, Scissors for Laurence King. We ask designers which classic games they would like to see reimagined.
The design consultancy has created a “minimal, flexible” visual identity for .art – a new web address which has been created to establish an online creative community.
A refreshed logo, an expanded colour palette and a new tone of voice have all been introduced to packaging.
Vapourlites has been rebranded and given new packaging by consultancy Wonderstuff, which aims to show how e-cigarettes can be a “good thing” in weaning people off tobacco cigarettes.
The colourful new look is based on soundwave visuals and builds on O Street’s existing designs for the music platform, including a bespoke typeface introduced last year.
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