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HCWD Studio has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a modular coat rack designed to make hanging clothes more efficient. Y-Rack is made from stainless steel and zinc alloy, and can be assembled and reassembled to suit different storage needs. The coat rack’s hanging pattern has branch-like hangers resembling a tree, which spread out in a […]
The world’s largest collection of paper peepshows has been donated to the V&A under the Government’s Cultural Gifts Scheme. The collection of over 360 paper peepshows comes from 12 different countries and spans a 300-year period, covering historic events such as the coronation of Queen Victoria and Napoleon’s invasion of Moscow in 1812. They also […]
Found Studio’s latest research and development project is a computer generated short film called Mondegreen, which is set in a surreal museum of mishearing. Made in collaboration with Argentinian motion designer Esteban Diácono, it features a series of kinetic sculptures. All of the various sculptures represent different words that sound like “Found”, such as “drowned” (a […]
Model Market in Lewisham, which is run by Street Feast, has commissioned Bread Collective to create this mural. It features local landmarks such as the Horniman Museum, the Rivoli Ballroom, Lewisham Clock Tower and Goldsmiths University. Inspiration for the mural came from similar murals in Austin, Texas and Portland, Oregon in the U.S.
The Isle of Man Post Office has designed a set of stamps celebrating the 40th birthday of animation studio Aardman . The likes of Wallace and Gromit, Sean the Sheep and Morph have all been captured for the eight piece set of stamps. All of the images have been shot by Aardman photographers and the […]
Art&Graft has created ITV’s I am Team GB campaign for the broadcaster’s Rio 2016 Olympics coverage. Two animations have been made – The Road to Rio and I Am Team GB – which will roll out online and on television alongside a print ad campaign. Art&Graft creative director Mike Moloney says: “We wanted to create […]
Futurebrand has created a new brand identity for newly formed global food retail company Ahold Delhaize. Ahold Delhaize is a collaboration between two previously separate companies. The new visual identity combines elements of both brands, using the crown icon from the Ahold logo and the lion from the Delhaize logo. The new design aims to […]
Barbara de Limburg has designed the set for Béatrice et Bénédict, an opera dating back to 1862, with new look costumes and a grey-on-grey colour scheme. Messina, where the opera is set, is a toy-town of boxes that allow characters to pop in and out of flaps in the sides. While Béatrice and Bénédict gradually […]