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 based on the concept of “beauty born of light” and inspired by the natural landscapes of the brand’s Nordic homeland. The new identity and packaging […]
Design studio Spin has launched its first issue of Spin: Adventures in Typography (Unit 31), published by Unit Editions. The book is a follow-up to the monograph Spin 360° (Unit 19), and will explore the studio’s creative processes and use of typography. It is 52 pages long, and will showcase use of type which “plunges […]
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 Louro and Wang & Söderström on the project, which is a part of a wider series of short films by Universal Everything, called Screens of […]
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 installations, which will draw on the Indonesian gamelan tradition of creating music by striking tuned metalwork. The first stage of the event will encourage members […]
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 have been smoothed over time by water and wind”, says Alessi. Featuring a sculptural black base, the grater has been designed to fit comfortably in […]
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”, says Baxter and Bailey co-founder Matt Baxter, and based around the “rule of three”. This aims to symbolise the company’s focus on three areas – […]
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 beauty brand’s light treatment therapies, with a colour system and graphics based on a Union Jack-like spectrum of light, to represent the company’s origins.
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 with marble and terrazzo plinths, and graffiti walls inspired by the streets of Melbourne. The shopfront is made of glass and concrete tiles, which aims […]
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 from aluminium, stainless steel, hand formed glass and neon. Find out more about the crowdfunding campaign here.
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 100 pendulums suspended above a grid formation. The installation is designed to be a nod to the industrial heritage of Clerkenwell.
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 within each other, and are intended for “afternoon tea, canapes, or trinkets”, says the studio. They are made from solid brass and silver plated. The […]
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, and is made of aluminium cladding with perforated, triangular panels. The Panels fold across the surface of the tower, which forms geometric patterns, to create […]