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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Stafford House interiors and branding, by Mystery

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. […]

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Foil installation, by Layer and Braun

Foil is one of many installations on show at the Victoria and Albert (V&A) museum this month, part of this year’s London Design Festival (LDF). In association with Braun, the huge, rotating sculpture of metal panels aims to replicate the blades of an electric shaver, and creates an immersive experience around the gallery as it […]

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Väg branding, by Snask

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 […]

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