DIY Synth Kit, by Technology Will Save Us

Technology Will Save Us has launched the Synth Kit – a build-it-yourself musical instrument which teaches kids about both engineering and music. It aims to teach children the “basics of electronics and sound”, and show them “how a synth and how circuits work”, says the company. The DIY synth kit is suitable for children aged […]


The Treasury of Candles branding, by After Hours

Consultancy After Hours has created the branding for a hand-made candle company in New Zealand called The Treasury of Candles. The brand mark is a foil candelabra symbol, which creates the letter “T”. The packaging has “luxury” elements, says After Hours, including a silk clam-shell gift box, organza ribbons and watercolour print inserts. The candle […]

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Mov:el interiors, by Moxon

Architectural practice Moxon has designed the interiors of start-up shoe store Mov:el, bringing all the shop’s stock to the front of store. There is no storeroom, and all the shoes are out on display in cubby holes based in movable modular units. This layout aims to deliver quicker service, says the architect, and also create […]


Colourful Crossing, by Camille Walala

Artist Camille Walala has created a colourful pedestrian crossing on Southwark Street in Bankside, London. Walala was commissioned to create Colourful Crossing by Better Bankside and Transport for London, and teamed up with road markings company Pre-formed Markings to create the piece. The project is part of initiative Avenue of Art, which looks to transform […]


Dominique Ansel Bakery London print materials, by Moo

Design and print company Moo has created print materials for the Dominique Ansel Bakery London. This marks the bakery’s first store in London, with the original based in New York. The design company aims to “inject some ‘Britishness’” into the brand. The print materials include a series of postcards, including limited edition ones, and business […]


New prints, by Noma Bar

Illustrator Noma Bar has released a new selection of prints, which are available to buy through Outline Editions. Bar uses “bold colours, shapes and pared down iconography”, says Outline Editions, and “imbues simple graphic forms with political and social commentary”. The prints range from £180 to £750 in price. You can view them here. Photos […]


Living Shakespeare essays, by True North for British Council

True North has designed a collection of essays exploring the relevance of Shakespeare in society today, by looking at the context and connection that Shakespeare has around the Globe. The British Council commission includes Nobel-prize winning writers, politicians and others looking at how Shakespeare has a connection with their society. True North has designed a printed […]


Solo, by Uniform

Uniform has designed an “emotional radio” which uses artificial intelligence principals to recognise a listener’s emotions and play mood-influenced radio. A facial recognition feature can recognise the nuances of people’s expressions and react accordingly, says Uniform. It links up with Spotify algorithms and can broadly categorise happiness, sadness and anger. It’s being demonstrated around London […]


Science Museum mathematics gallery, by Zaha Hadid

The Science Museum’s Mathematics Gallery that will open in December has been captured in a new animation the shows the patterns of airflow around the Handley Page aircraft, which hangs at the centre of the gallery.  The layout of showcases, and development of the pod-structures around the airplane have also been informed by the airflow of […]


WW chair, by Studio Makgill and H Furniture

Design consultancy Studio Makgill has partnered with furniture company H Furniture to create a new version of the WW chair. The WW chair draws inspiration from the classic Windsor chair, and was previously only available in natural wood colours. The new limited edition range, which is being previewed at London Design Festival’s Designjunction this week, includes […]


Vitra pop-up office and lounge, by Vitra

Designer furniture company Vitra has turned a two-storey building in Shoreditch, London, into an office and lounge space, as part of London Design Festival. The space aims to be an area where people can “exchange ideas on how workspaces are evolving into the future”, says Vitra. The ground floor of the pop-up office includes the […]

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Breadwinners brand identity, by Lewis Moberly

Brand design consultancy Lewis Moberly has created the visual identity for charity Breadwinners. Breadwinners is a charity that aims to help young, unemployed people in London learn how to run a business. The charity works by enabling young people to run their own daily bread delivery service, providing them with a delivery bike and trailer, […]

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