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Iford Opera Festival material, by So Design and Charles Emerson

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 […]

Philographics, by Genis Carreras

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 […]

Penguin Random House Student Design Award winners, by various

For the last 11 years, Penguin Random House UK has put on the Student Design Award, an opportunity for young designers to take an imaginative pop at some of the most timeless book covers ever published. This year, the gauntlet was set across three categories: Adult Fiction Cover Award was To Kill a Mockingbird by […]

Rightmove advert, by Trunk Animation, Layla Atkinson and Anna Kövecses

Director Layla Atkinson has worked with illustrator Anna Kövecses and animation studio Trunk to create a new advert for home renting and buying company Rightmove. The advert is aimed at renters, and follows the story of a young couple as they go house-hunting, and chancing upon many properties before finding the “perfect” one, says Trunk. […]

The Great British Postcard Competition, by various illustrators

Print company Saxoprint is holding a postcard competition that asks creatives to summarise their view of Britain in 2017 through design and illustration. The competition is being judged by a panel led by ex-Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon, and shortlisted entries and winners will be revealed in an exhibition on 23 September. The venue is yet […]

Sorry Not Sorry for Being Me campaign, by BBC Creative and Mother Design

Mother Design has completed its first project since joining the BBC’s roster, the branding and campaign for a new BBC Three show. Sorry Not Sorry For Being Me aims to explore the personal identities and “uniqueness” of young people, and enable young viewers to feel comfortable in themselves. The campaign includes print advertising, social media […]

Camille Walala installation, at the Now Gallery

Graphic designer Camille Walala, known for her colourful, geometric patterns that adorn various bridges and landmarks in London, is set to create an installation at Greenwich Peninsula’s Now Gallery. The sculpture will be a giant maze, laden with Walala’s distinctive patterns and composed of corridors, open spaces, suspended shapes and mirrors. The playful installation will […]

Lucy Session Sour Ale, by Duffy

Duffy and illustrator Chuck U have designed the packaging for Lucy Session Sour Ale, and Peach Bum, which is produced by the Indeed Brewing Company. Both drinks are made with fruit flavours and the designs reflect this. They are rolling out now.

Cat selfie, by George Hill, for BPMA student Design Competition

George Hill, a design student from Loughborough University is the winner of the BPMA student Design Competition 2017 with his Cat Selfie widget. The BPMA Student Design Competition, asks students to imagine a merchandise product that a brand could give away. Hill commented “The BPMA competition was a great experience, it gave me a chance […]

Eat the Rich, by Damien Hirst

Damien Hirst has created a series of twelve screen prints, which use pharmaceutical packaging as a canvas for making comments about violence or force. It continues the artists long-standing fascination with the aesthetics of pharmaceutical packaging. Hirst says that medical packaging gives confidence with its minimalist packaging and perpetuates the modern fantasy “that everything can […]

Hartlepool United FC crest, by Smart Giant

Smart Giant has designed a new crest for Hartlepool United FC, which plays its football in the “non-league” National League. The new crest will appear on club shirts, in time for the 2017/18 season. It is a response to a brief to modernise the incumbent crest – designed in 1995 – which features a ship’s […]

DX17 installation, by Kin and Nick Ryan for IWM Duxford

To mark the centenary of the Imperial War Museum and the beginnings of RAF Duxford, sound artist Nick Ryan was asked to create a site-specific sound sculpture. Kin was brought in as a collaborator to design, produce and install the sculpture and technology. 100 lights under the surface of the plane represent 100 memories. As […]

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