Archidoodle: Architects’ Activity Postcards, by Steve Bowkett

Architect and academic Steve Bowkett is set to release the latest book in his Archidoodle series. Archidoodle: Architects’ Activity Postcards features 20 postcards of illustrations from the author’s Archidoodle and Archidoodle City books. Featured illustrations include bridge designs and futuristic cityscapes, which can be coloured in, doodled on and sent on to loved ones. The […]

This is Gaudi, by Mollie Claypool

Architecture lecturer Mollie Claypool is set to release a new book about the life and work of 20th century Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi. This is Gaudi features colourful illustrations by London-based designer Christina Christoforou, and highlights the architect’s most famous projects such as the Sagrada Familia and Casa Mila, along with some of his lesser-known […]

Creative Commercial Collections, by various

Hampshire Cultural Trust – which looks after more than 20 museums and art centres across the county – is leading a new cultural initiative commissioning creatives to create textile designs inspired by the history of the surrounding area. The Arts Council-funded Creative Commercial Collections project sees institutions such as Jane Austen’s House Museum in Chawton […]

XY printed bottle labels, by Studio Parr and Multi-Color UK

Studio Parr has collaborated with label printing company Multi-Color UK to create a series of 1,000 unique, abstract wine bottle labels. Traditional printing inks have been used to bring the colourful, tie-dye inspired labels to life. The use of traditional inks aims to juxtapose the digital printing technology used to create the labels, says Studio […]

Hal’s Bar & Grill interiors, by Mystery and Relativity

Consultancy Mystery and architectural practice Relativity have designed the interiors for Hal’s Bar & Grill in Los Angeles, following the restaurant’s move from its original venue in the Venice area of the city to Playa Vista. The new interiors nod to the restaurant’s association with the local art scene over the last three decades, featuring […]

Le Drugstore, by Tom Dixon

Designer Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio has redesigned the interiors of the brasserie in shopping and entertainment complex Publicis Drugstore in Paris, France. The studio has renamed the restaurant as Le Drugstore, and added oxblood coloured upholstery and brass fixtures to complement the existing timber walls and marble bars in the space. The interiors take […]

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 […]

Tokyo ice cream and chocolate shop, by Nendo

Japanese design consultancy Nendo has created the interiors for a new shop aimed at those with a sweet tooth. A Tes Souhaits! Glace et Chocolat is based in Tokyo, and is the sister shop to patisserie A Tes Souhaits!. The shop features a curved wall made out of various soils, which mimic the effect of […]

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 […]

Festival City, by Onedotzero for The Asahi Shimbun Company

Onedotzero has designed visuals and motion graphics as part of a campaign for the Festival City development in downtown Osaka, Japan. Illustrator Owen Davey was brought in to create a cityscape, which features the twin towers of the Festival City development prominently. Local sites can also be seen in the illustration as well as leisure […]

SST Typeface, by Monotype

Monotype has released a new typeface called SST, which has been created by the type foundry in collaboration with technology company Sony’s in-house design team. Designed to be both “expressive” and “flexible”, according to Monotype, the typeface supports nearly 100 different languages and comes in six different weights and italics, including typewriter and condensed styles. […]

Papersmiths London store design, by B

Design studio B has worked on a self-initiated project creating the interiors for a new shop from paper company Papersmiths. The store marks Papersmiths’ first London outlet, and is based in a shipping container at the Boxpark in Shoreditch. It sells stationery, greeting cards, magazines and home products. The interiors feature a “muted” colour palette […]

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