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Studio director Lucy Painter, who specialises in recruitment within the design sector, speaks to Haptic Architects about how to integrate Scandinavian working practises into a creative business in the UK.
Research organisation OrganiCity’s open call programme looks to match designers with other businesses and members of the public to help cities function better.
The British Gas-owned smart home brand has recently expanded its product offering beyond heating, and aims to be more “accessible” to consumers with a new visual identity.
The DBA brings in three new board directors as it looks to prove “the vital role the UK design industry plays in our nation’s competitiveness” against a backdrop of Brexit negotiations.
A new digital report, commissioned by The University of Sheffield and Creative Sheffield, has revealed that there are currently 21,000 people employed in creative and digital jobs in the city.
Maxxi museum in Rome, Italy has opened a new exhibition to mark the one-year anniversary of architect Zaha Hadid’s death. Made in Italy has been curated by the museum in collaboration with Zaha Hadid Design, Zaha Hadid Architects and the Zaha Hadid Foundation, and explores the architect’s long-lasting relationship with the country. It features conceptual […]
Designer Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio has redesigned the interiors of the brasserie in shopping and entertainment complex Publicis Drugstore in Paris, France. The studio has renamed the restaurant as Le Drugstore, and added oxblood coloured upholstery and brass fixtures to complement the existing timber walls and marble bars in the space. The interiors take […]
California-based brand consultancy Troika has created a new visual identity for US streaming site, Hulu. The new design looks to “unify” the brand’s look across the site’s user interface and print and digital touchpoints such as marketing campaigns. The existing, square-shaped logotype has been retained and appears in white, while a bright mint green has […]
Leo Porto, a designer at New York agency Collins, has worked with Felipe Rocha on the branding and orchestration of Bonde, a new Brazilian design conference launching next month in New York. The designs use a simple typography led approach and a yellow and black colour palette. The Maar Sans typeface by foundry Commercial Type […]
Leeds-based studio Brass has created 40 animations for new CBBC show The Pets Factor, a children’s documentary series that goes behind the scenes of UK veterinary practices. Brass was brought in to work on the project by production company True North, and created animations of each of the animals, the four vets featured in the show […]
Mexican studio Menta Picante has created the branding for Leap, a Guadalajara-based school teaching web development and programming. The branding uses an illustration-led approach, with various elements appearing across the identity’s applications for different courses being taught at the school. According to Menta Picante, it aims to create a “fresh” look to attract young people, and […]
So Design Consultants has teamed up with fine art photographer Charles Emerson to create a selection of images for this year’s Ilford Opera Festival. As the event is set in the Peto Garden at Ilford Manor, the focus of every image is flowers. Each chosen to symbolise the musical performance they represent, the flowers were […]
Solipsism is the philosophical idea that only the direct mental experience is certain, as things external to one’s own mind cannot be known. In other words: you are the only thing that definitely exists and everything else in the world, from family to forests, might just be your hallucinations. Four years ago, London-based designer Genis […]