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Ladybird Expert series illustrations, by various

Ladybird has launched three Expert titles exploring complex topics, following on from its Ladybird for Grown Ups series. The Expert titles include Climate Change, co-written by Prince Charles, Emily Shuckburgh and Tony Juniper; Evolution, by Steve Jones; and Quantum Mechanics, by Jim Al-Khalili. The books have been illustrated by Ruth Palmer, Rowan Clifford, and Jeff […]

Litho publication, by Build and Generation Press

Consultancy Build has worked with Generation Press to create a series of publications looking at the in-house processes of the Brighton-based printing company. The publications, which will be released throughout the year, aim to help bring Generation Press’ print processes to life for potential and existing customers, according to Paul Hewitt, managing director at Generation Press. […]

The Fabulous Nicholas Brothers campaign, by All Works Co.

All Works has designed a campaign for a new film compilation of the Nicholas Brothers, a 1930s black American tap-dancing duo who helped to encourage racial integration in the entertainment industry. The film compilation is part of the British Film Institute’s (BFI) Black Star season. The campaign aims to capture the “movement, energy and dynamic […]

Octapharma book, by Volt

Swedish consultancy Volt has designed a book for Swiss pharmaceuticals company Octapharma’s Moscow office. The book looks at the architecture and history of the building in which the company is based in Russia. The print design reflects the building’s past, with a gradient running through the book that starts with the original colour of the […]

Brighton Festival identity, by Johnson Banks

Johnson Banks has designed the identity for this year’s Brighton Festival, which is being guest directed by poet and recording artist Kate Tempest. The identity is inspired by the theme of the festival programme curated by Tempest: “Everyday Epic”. It features an illustration by Brighton-based tattoo artist Adam Sage, inspired by Greek mythology but featuring […]

Meat Bouquets, by Bompas & Parr

Bompas & Parr has created a series of meat bouquets for Valentine’s Day, featuring a selection of hung grouse, pheasant and quail dressed alongside botanicals. Each meat bouquet comes with an alcoholic love potion, which includes a distilled spirit and a “mysterious aphrodisiac”, says Bompas & Parr. The meat bouquet is inspired by Victorian chef […]

Games for Laurence King, by Angus Hyland

Pentagram’s Angus Hyland has designed two games for Laurence King publishing – Dazzleship Battleships and Rock Paper Scissors Bomb. Dazzleship Battleships is, as you might imagine, a twist on the boardgame classic battleships, only involving dazzleships – which featured unique camouflage patterns and were deployed during World War One by allied naval forces. The patterns […]

American Serve Jack Daniel’s packaging, by JDO

JDO has designed the packaging for American Serve, a Jack Daniel’s ready to drink product in Australia. The range features one and a half shots of Jack Daniel’s Old No.7 with a splash of either cola, ginger or lemonade. Ray Smith, JDO creative director says: “The challenge was to see how far we could push […]

Custom Lettering of the 20s and 30s, by Rian Hughes

Illustrator and designer Rian Hughes has produced a new book compiling the hand-drawn lettering which characterised the book covers, magazines, posters and advertising of the inter-war years. Custom Lettering of the 20s and 30s features over 6,500 images, with a foreword by US author and cartoonist Zavier Leslie Cabarga. The book will be published by […]

Earthmovers, by Supermundane for Cat Footwear

Illustrator and designer Supermundane has created this mural for Cat Footwear’s Earthmovers project, an ongoing series spotlighting creatives. Here Supermundane (aka Rob Lowe) talks about his inspiration – “the hard edge artists of the ’60s” – and the thinking behind his distinctive style. One of the other films in the series focuses on Camille Wallala.

Booths own label wine packaging, by Smith&+Village

Smith&+Village has redesigned the packaging for supermarket Booths own label wine packaging. The consultancy placed the supermarket’s crest on the front of the label alongside its original name, EH Booths & Co, to reflect its history as a wine importer. The typeface used is based on Gill Sans, and appears in light regular and semi […]

Queens interiors, by DesignLSM

DesignLSM has redesigned the interiors of Queens ice-skating and bowling alley in Queensway, west London. The space comprises 12 bowling lanes, an indoor ice rink, two bars and a restaurant area by pop-up restaurateur Jimmy Garcia. DesignLSM says it opted for a “playful and bold” design scheme, featuring bespoke vinyls, laminates and glossed ceramic tiles.

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V&A set for blockbuster Pink Floyd exhibition

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters and Nick Mason have been brought together with the designers who helped define the visual language of the band ahead of a V&A show, which is set to be on the same scale as the museum’s David Bowie exhibition.