Inspiration

Welcome to Design Week’s Inspiration Board. Here you can search through inspirational design imagery using a series of filters, or just browse random images. You can also submit your own work for consideration on the board using the button below.

Carlsberg Black Gold packaging, by Kontrapunkt

Denmark-based studio Kontrapunkt has redesigned the packaging for Carlsberg’s Black Gold lager. The new packaging nods to the brand’s historic Black Gold bottles, with more saturated black and golden colours

Fortnum & Mason installation, by David Bailey

Photographer David Bailey has designed an art installation for department store Fortnum & Mason. The installation sees the windows of its London Piccadilly store filled with 400 bronze tiger sculptures,

The Pioneer Plaque replica, by Duane King

A Kickstarter campaign has been launched to reproduce the original “galactic greeting card”; a communicative plaque that was sent into space in 1972 aboard NASA’s Pioneer 10 spaceship. The Pioneer

Moses Lake Cellars branding, by Thirst Craft

Studio Thirst Craft has designed the branding and packaging for American wine brand Moses Lake Cellars. The design aims to imbue luxury, says lead designer Craig Black, but also uses

Elemental, by Eser Güngör

Istanbul-based architect Eser Güngör has designed a range of home accessories made from materials collected from industrial sites. All of the products within the Elemental collection are made from brass

Beanz Meanz Heinz campaign, by Jones Knowles Ritchie

Jones Knowles Ritchie has created a 50th anniversary campaign for Heinz Beans, which playfully depicts what beans “means” to different people through various can designs. The campaign includes the limited

Hawkers Bar and Brasserie branding, by DesignLSM

Consultancy DesignLSM has designed the branding for new London-based bar and restaurant Hawkers Bar & Brasserie. Hawkers references the aviation history of the bar’s location in Kingston, and is named

Beau Cacao packaging, by Socio Design

Socio Design has designed the packaging for London-based chocolate company Beau Cacao’s first two bars, Asajaya and Serian. The design features a geometric gold foiled pattern inspired by Malaysian fabric

Threefold branding, by Baxter and Bailey

Consultancy Baxter and Bailey has designed a new brand identity for media agency Threefold. Threefold plan and manage brand campaigns for retailers, aimed at shoppers. The new identity is “playful”,

Cinnamon Bazaar interiors, by DesignLSM

DesignLSM has designed the interiors for Cinnamon Bazaar, a new restaurant in Covent Garden which is part of a group of Indian restaurants called The Cinnamon Collection. The design has

Beau Nash beer branding, by JDO

Brand consultancy JDO has designed the branding and packaging for new craft beer Beau Nash, looking to the ale’s county as inspiration. The ale has been brewed by micro-brewery Moodley’s, based

Get It On screenprints, by Paul Thurlby

Outline Editions has released a series of new screenprints by illustrator Paul Thurlby, which “celebrate the universal power of a good, old cuddle”. The prints are silkscreened, with metallic gold

Kaelo ice bucket, by Kevin Jabou

A new type of ice bucket for cooling drinks has been designed – one which doesn’t actually use ice. Kaelo is an “iceless” ice bucket, which uses touch activation to

Nongfu Spring packaging, by Horse

Horse has designed the packaging for a limited edition mineral water for Nongfu Spring, which celebrates the Chinese Year of the Monkey. The design features a family of monkeys swinging

We Are Bar branding, by Ragged Edge

Ragged Edge has created the branding for We Are Bar, a new venue in the City of London. A bracket device has been used in the branding, while a set

Burger & Lobster interiors, by DesignLSM

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

Foil installation, by Layer and Braun

Foil is one of many installations on show at the Victoria and Albert (V&A) museum this month, part of this year’s London Design Festival (LDF). In association with Braun, the

003 light bulb, by Plumen

Plumen has released a new version of its LED light bulb series. The 003 light bulb follows on from models 001 and 002, and features a gold element with a

Public artworks at St James Market, by various

The Crown Estate and Oxford Properties have unveiled a £400m landmark development at St James’ market, London. Artist David Thorpe and design studios Studio Weave and Studio Swine have created

Y-Rack, by HCWD Studio

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

Dance Floor installation, by Jean Verville

Jean Verville has created a trompe-l’œil style paving installation along Montréal’s Museum Avenue. Dance Floor is the winning project from the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts’ competition for the development of Museum

Hayman’s Gin packaging, by Field Day and Cook Chick

Consultancy Field Day has created the packaging for Hayman’s Gin, incorporating hand-drawn illustrations into the bottle design. Illustrations include that of the ingredients used in the gin, and key objects related

Lucky Penny, by Vince Frost

Vince Frost has designed an art installation for a creative hub in Sydney, using an adaption of Danish typographer and designer Henrik Kubel’s font, India. The installation reflects the building’s

The Whisky Shop, by Gpstudio

Gpstudio has designed the interiors for The Whisky Shop’s new store in Paris’ Place de la Madeleine. The consultancy has stripped back the interiors to highlight the space’s original features,

Buzzbike, by various

Startup company Buzzbike has commissioned a group of London artists to design a unique bicycle pattern, in celebration of its launch. The crowdfunded project is a free cycling scheme, which invites

Royal Albert 100 Years, by The One Off

The One Off has created a series of hand-rendered illustrations to celebrate the design history of Royal Albert china. The illustrations are displayed in an animated pop up storybook, which

Three new lights, by Tom Dixon

Tom Dixon has showcased a selection of new light work at London’s Clerkenwell Design Week. The lights were displayed at St James’ Church in the area. New products include Dixon’s

Chance Organisation branding, by Design Bridge

Design Bridge has created the branding for events management company Chance Organisation. The logo is a crown composed of different hat illustrations, including a top hat, conical party hat, feathered

TWELVE Collection, by Plato Design

Italian consultancy Plato Design has created the TWELVE Collection of lights, which are modular and customisable. The consultancy says: “From one to seven modules can be joined together in endless

Kill Devil Rum, by Sevenfive Creative

Sevenfive Creative has designed the Kill Devil series, showcasing rums from the Caribbean. The label design was inspired by vintage Caribbean stamps with crinkle cut edges and traditional two colour

Brac Wines label, by Brandoctor and Bruketa&Zinic

Croatian consultancies Brandoctor and Bruketa&Zinic have created a new label for Brac wines, from the Croatian island of the same name. The designers say: “People from Brac have a reputation of

Winners of Wellcome Image Awards

The Winners of the Wellcome Image Awards, which celebrate the best images in science have been announced. Here are a selection of them: A map of pathways inside a person’s

Carlsberg Export limited-edition packs, by Taxi Studio

Taxi Studio has created a football-themed limited edition packaging design to celebrate UEFA Euro 2016 in France, and Carlsberg Export’s association with it. Jonathan Turner-Rogers, associate creative director at Taxi Studio,

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Pals Battalions £2 coin, by Uniform

Liverpool-based consultancy Uniform has designed a new £2 coin featuring the First World War Pals Battalions, which were first formed in the city. The idea behind the Pals Battalions was

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Kinkura beer branding, by nendo

Nendo has created the packaging for Japanese craft beer Kinkura. The design is part of a project to help support the Sekinoichi brewery in Ichinoseki, Iwate, a city that was

The Humble Pixel prints, by Chris Smyth

Consultancy Made By Smyth has released five limited edition screen-prints which aim to celebrate print design. Designed by creative director Chris Smyth, the prints are the result of KickStarter project

Häng konsten lågt book design, by Snask

Snask has designed a book, which aims to inspire people to start their own art collections. It has been written by Swedish writer Karolina Modig, who talks about her experience

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