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.

Offset, by Layer

London-based industrial design studio Layer has created Offset, a shaving brush sytem for male grooming accessories start-up Follicle & Limb. Offset is comprised of three parts – a badger hair

NATS rebrand, by The Team

London-based consultancy The Team has designed a new visual identity for the National Air Traffic Services (NATS). The new branding features a redesigned logo and graphic design system, with a

Autism Uncut branding, by Don’t Panic Partners

Don’t Panic Partners has created the branding for the National Autistic Society’s new film Autism Uncut, which looks to raise awareness and increase people’s understanding of the developmental condition. The

Lumene rebrand, by JDO

JDO has created a new visual identity for Finnish beauty brand Lumene to coincide with its release of a new series of skincare and cosmetic ranges. The new identity is

Video artworks, by Universal Everything

Digital design studio Universal Everything has created a series of animations, which aim to depict products that could exist in the near future. The studio worked with animators including Rita

Playing the Bridge, by various artists

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

Forma, by Alessi and Zaha Hadid

Alessi has revealed its last product designed by the late architect Zaha Hadid, for its spring/summer 2017 collection. Forma is a mirror-polished stainless steel grater inspired by “natural forms that

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”,

D.Thomas branding, by SomeOne

SomeOne has created the brand identity for problem skincare company, D.Thomas, coming up with the brand name and designing the accompanying visual assets. The visual identity is inspired by the

Sunglass Hut flagship, by Campaign

Melbourne-based design consultancy Campaign has designed the interiors of a new flagship store for Sunglass Hut in the city. The design for the glasses store includes concrete floors and walls

Blub Keo clock, by Duncan Hellmers

Duncan Hellmers has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a USB powered nixie tube clock, which displays the time using sequential digits illuminated through ionised neon gas. Blub Keo is made

Droplet installation, by Bureau de Change

Architectural practice Bureau de Change has designed an installation at Sto Werkstatt in London. Designed to evolve over time, Droplet comprises a three-dimensional surface made from 100 petal-like forms and

Orbit trays and Bash bowls, by Tom Dixon

Tom Dixon has launched a new range of bowls and trays, finished from soft silver. The Orbit trays are a series of circular trays of various sizes which can fit

The Optic Cloak, by Conrad Shawcross

Artist Conrad Shawcross has created a new architectural installation in London, in collaboration with architectural practice CF Møller Architects. The Optic Cloak is 49 metres high by 20 metres wide,

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

New Vintage, by Philips Lighting

Philips Lighting has announced a new lighting range, called New Vintage. Drawing on the themes of retro and nostalgia, the range includes the Surrey pendant, featuring black and copper detail

Tefal Maison Breakfast set, by Seymourpowell

Seymourpowell has designed a Maison Breakfast set for Tefal, comprising a retro style stainless steel kettle and toaster. The breakfast set comes in a range of colours, including black. The

Thought of Train of Thought, by Ron Arad

Ron Arad has revealed his Thought of Train of Thought installation at St Pancras International station in London, as part of a four-year partnership between HS1 Ltd and the Royal

ArcelorMittal Orbit slide, by Carsten Höller

Carsten Höller’s giant helter-skelter inspired slide at the Anish Kapoor-designed ArcelorMittal Orbit, east London opens to the public today. The 178m slide comprises thirty sections, and has a silver base

For Zaha, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

The Bouroullec brothers have designed a floral installation as a tribute to the late Zaha Hadid. The tribute is installed at the Vitra Fire Station, part of the Vitra Campus

The Hive at Kew Gardens, by Wolfgang Buttress

Artist Wolfgang Buttress’ The Hive has been installed at Kew Gardens. The 17m high, 40,000kg installation was first conceived as the centrepiece of the UK Pavilion at the 2015 Milan

Summer Exhibition installations, by Ron Arad

Artist, designer and architect Ron Arad is holding his inaugural London solo exhibition at Ben Brown Fine Arts this summer. Summer Exhibition will feature Arad’s most recent work, ranging from

Glenlivet Cipher bottle design, by NB Studio

NB Studio has designed the packaging for a limited edition version of whisky brand Glenlivet. The Glenlivet Cipher bottle aims to be mysterious and enigmatic, says the consultancy, with an

Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, by Bjarke Ingels

This year’s Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, designed by Danish architect Bjarke Ingels, takes the form of one of the simple forms of architecture: the brick wall. Ingels has used hollow fibreglass

Summer Screen Prints 2016, by Various

Print Club London has commissioned a selection of artists to create limited-edition film posters for the Summer Screen Prints 2016 exhibition. The exhibition, which is being held at Somerset House,

GSA Mackintosh Campus Appeal, by various

The Glasgow School of Art has unveiled a set of silver spoons and unique brooches featuring materials from their fire-damaged Mackintosh Building. The items incorporate original material retrieved from Mackintosh

Siam Discovery, by Nendo

Siam Discovery has been given a complete interior and exterior reconstruction by Nendo. The retail complex, in Bangkok, Thailand, is designed to be a futuristic “lifestyle laboratory” which encourages visitors

2016 Rio Olympics Coin

Team GB Rio Olympics, 50p coin, by Uniform

Uniform has designed the Royal Mint’s only official coin to celebrate Team GB’s participation in the 2016 Rio Olympics. Inspired by the poem The Champion’s Story, written by East London

Interchange, by Tom Dixon

Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio has designed the interiors of a new creative hub that has opened today in Camden. The space, called Atrium, is the flagship building of Interchange –

Newmarket Gin, by Nude Brand Creation

Nude Brand Creation has developed the designs for new small-batch gin Newmarket Gin. The consultancy says the packaging is inspired by the Newmarket racecourse, as well as English photographer Eadweard

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

50 Manga Chairs, by Nendo

Nendo has designed a series of chairs which take inspiration from the Manga style. The 50 chairs “adapt the strong symbolic nature of manga comics to furniture design”, says the

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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Spectra-3, by Field

Field has created the Spectra-3 light sculpture, which is set to premiere at the Lumiere London festival, which runs from 14-17 January. Spectra-3 is a 3m-tall sculpture surrounded by animated

2016 calendar, by To The Point

To The Point is releasing a 2016 calendar as the consultancy marks its 25th anniversary. The calendar is based around a silver theme – to represent the 25th, or silver,

When Soak Becomes Spill, by Sobodh Gupta

The Victoria & Albert Museum in London has unveiled an installation by Indian artist Subodh Gupta called When Soak becomes Spill. The work, created for the V&A as part of

MUO wireless speaker, by Ross Lovegrove

Ross Lovegrove has designed the MUO wireless speaker for KEF. Lovegrove previously created the £140,000 Muon speakers for KEF and says he has used the same design language for MUO

Al Jazeera Studios, by Veech x Veech

Vienna-based architect Veech x Veech has designed the new headquarters and broadcast studios for Al Jazeera Media Network, in London’s Shard building. The practice says the project featured “the complex task

Building with History, by Thomas Manss & Company

Thomas Manss & Company has designed Paul Goldberger’s book Building with History for Prestel. The book examines the strategies employed by architects Foster + Partners for contemporary interventions in historic

Fifty Logos book, by SilkEight

Consultancy SilkEight has created a book showcasing 50 logo designs it has developed over the past year, for both clients and friends.

Coffee Ground cafés, by Kiwi & Pom

Kiwi & Pom has created the Coffee Ground café concept for Wyevale Garden Centres. The consultancy says the designs are inspired by “utility buildings found in gardens”, while at the

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