Design group Collective Paper Aesthetics, which creates installations out of cardboard and paper, has designed a temporary five-metre high piece for the National Gallery Singapore. The installation was created to celebrate the gallery’s first birthday, and is made from recycled cardboard. It is a physical reinterpretation of Malaysian artist Latiff Mohidin’s oil painting, Pagodas II. […]
Swedish consultancy Snask has created and branded a new beer brand from scratch – but the drink is intended for consumption in a shower, not a pub. The consultancy has worked with brewer Fredrik Tunedal to create Shower Beer – a pale ale in a 180 ml bottle, which is meant to be “gulped in […]
Swedish consultancy Snask has rebranded small business digital loan service Monetise into Froda, giving it a new, geometric visual identity. Swedish word Froda translates to Thrive, which Fredrik Öst, creative director at Snask, says aimed to help the company sound more like a place that “enables businesses to grow”. “The old name sounded more like a […]
Jasper Conran has opened a hotel in Marrakech, Morocco, based in a 19th century riad. L’Hôtel Marrakech is comprised of five suites, which surround a courtyard garden and swimming pool. It includes pieces of Moroccan antique furniture, textiles, lighting and art, all taken from Conran’s collection. Conran worked on the restoration of the building with […]
DewGibbons + Partners has redesigned the packaging and branding for Marks & Spencer’s (M&S) skincare range Formula. The Formula word marque is now a sans-serif typeface, which aims to be “simple” and “elegant”, says the consultancy. Colour-coded bands are used to indicate different collections within the range, while the tone of voice has been adapted […]
A wheel-shaped magazine rack designed by Vladimir Kagan and Hierve has gone on display at Paul Smith in Mayfair, London. The Wheel, which is made from oak and red metal plate, pays homage to the London Eye and acts as a rotating home for eight double sided magazine racks. The piece is also available to […]
Chivas Regal and LSTN Sound Co. have teamed up to design a pair of headphones made from elements of recycled whisky casks. Generosity: Amplified are made from American oak, and retail at $250 (£200), with a percentage of the profit going to Starkey Hearing Foundation, a charity which provides hearing aids to people with hearing […]
Designer Duncan Shotton has designed a range of soy sauce dipping dishes, which uses the colour gradation found in soy sauce at different depths, to create optical illusions of three-dimensional shapes. They are made from Hakuji ceramic and you can find out more here.
Paris-based artist Anastassia Elias has reimagined ten cities as toilet roll artworks for Water Aid, in order to mark World Toilet Day. Using only scissors, glue and tweezers created the cityscapes to raise awareness about the 2.3 billion people in the world who do not have access to a safe, private toilet. To find out […]
Brazil-based designer Gustavo Vitulo has created a book looking at graphic and editorial design in the World War II era. It looks at how the war period influenced the graphic design sector, and saw the emergence of artistic movements such as modernism. Running throughout the 100-page book is two alternative timelines, with a different editorial […]
Distil Studio has designed a new brand identity for Caragh Chocolates, a chocolate company based on the Channel Island Sark. The new visual identity depicts an illustrated horse and carriage symbol, which represents Sark’s “traditional transport systems”, says the studio. Strangely, people aren’t allowed to use cars on the island so have to travel by […]
Studio Parr has designed the packaging and branding for Lindfield Coffee Works, an independent roastery & coffee bar based in Sussex. The new look is designed to reflect the local area, with each single origin coffee having its own graphic label featuring linocut illustrations of various local birds.