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 […]
Consultancy Mystery has created the interiors and branding for a new study space in San Francisco. Stafford House International is a group of English language schools, originally based in the UK. Mystery helped to recreate the brand as it moved to an international presence, with new offices in San Francisco, San Diego, Calgary and Toronto. […]
Swedish design studio Snask has created the branding and new album cover for its own in-house rock band Väg. Fredrik Öst, creative director at Snask, says the studio wanted to “dig deep into a 1970s visual style”, and have used a “classic flower power logotype”. The logotype was also used as an empty template against […]
DesignLSM has completed the branding and interiors for Mustard, a new brasserie in Brook Green, London. Drawing inspiration from the site’s original function as a famous Victorian grocery shop, the consultancy restored features such as the original Highland thistle wall tiles. The interiors also include mustard coloured upholstery, a brass topped bar and botanical artworks.
Design journalist Michael Evamy has written a book on typographic logos, intended as a resource for designers and design students alike. Logotype mini includes more than 1,300 visual typographic identities by roughly 250 different design studios from around the world. Consultancies and studios featured include Pentagram, Landor, Wolff Olins, Vignelli Associates, Chermayeff & Geismar and […]
Helsinki-based illustrator Aino-Maija Metsola has designed front covers for a series of Virginia Woolf books, which are being republished by Vintage Classics. The illustrator has created designs for books including Mrs Dalloway, To the Lighthouse, Orlando, The Waves, A Room of One’s Own and The Years. The books are available to buy from Penguin’s website […]
Sweetdram is a UK distillery, which until now had been developing its recipes at a distillery in France. This new distillery has been designed by SODA and occupies a former print works in East London. Sweetdram’s signature drink is Escubac and its bottle’s label can be found in the broken down geometrical shapes of the door […]
Futurebrand has created a new brand identity for newly formed global food retail company Ahold Delhaize. Ahold Delhaize is a collaboration between two previously separate companies. The new visual identity combines elements of both brands, using the crown icon from the Ahold logo and the lion from the Delhaize logo. The new design aims to […]
Dalziel & Pow has designed an exhibition space within the Houses of Parliament to promote a charity that supports children with disabilities. Breaking the Barriers is a pop-up installation which aims to raise awareness and support among MPs for Newlife – a charity which looks to improve the lives of disabled children and their families […]
Consultancy Fiasco Design has created the visual identity for Larmer Tree Festival. Taking place in July, it is a music and arts festival set in the Victorian Gardens of Cranborne Chase, on the Wiltshire-Dorset border.
Brand Union Madrid has created the branding for new Spanish real estate company Dospuntos in a bid to “break the norms and regain people’s trust” as the market recovers from years of recession. Javier Eguidazu, chief executive officer and general director of Dospuntos, says: “The new brand arises as a response to a sector that has […]
Pop artist Jean-Charles de Castelbajac has created a series of illustrations and poetry on a mirrored wall installation in London’s Covent Garden. The art works have been designed to coincide with Covent Garden After Hours, an annual programme which will see shops in the area staying open late most nights throughout July, and a series […]