Creatives including Jake and Dinos Champan and John Cooper Clarke have created a series of posters for a global campaign called Time for Outrage! The campaign is based on the book Indignez-Vous! (Time for Outrage!) by the late author and French Resistance member Stéphane Hessel, and asks artists and members of the public to express […]
Darcy Pattinson has written a non-fiction picture book which looks to deal with the topical issue of fake news. Set in 1937, The Nantucket Sea Monster tells the story of a mysterious creature spotted lurking off the shore of Nantucket Island. It features comical illustrations by Peter Willis showing the creature, as well as some […]
WeTransfer’s in-house design team has created a series of emojis featuring its mascot, Megabyte the Monster. The monsters first featured in WeTransfer’s Plus campaign, and can now be sent on social media and messaging platforms to make your messages “fang-tastic”, says WeTransfer. Megabyte the Monster is available to download from the App Store.
Glasgow-based social enterprise Local Heroes has curated an exhibition of furniture designed by Slaps. The exhibition looks to be an “antidote to the ubiquity of minimalist design”, says Local Heroes, with the furniture also designed to withstand the Scottish weather. Glasgow duo Slaps has created the Calm Tree and Glasgow-Rella seats, both of which are […]
To mark this year’s London Pride, Wieden+Kennedy has teamed up with artist Fredrik Andersson to create handmade, bum-shaped ceramic vases to raise money for HIV charity Positive East. The Arse Vases come in pink, tan or brown variations, and also smooth or hairy options. The vases cost £40 each, and are available in a limited […]
The Old Truman Brewery in East London has opened its doors for the 2017 edition of the D&AD New Blood Festival. The festival is showcasing some of the best creative work from more than 1,000 students at design colleges and universities all over the country. Spread across two days, the festival will also see talks […]
Israeli illustrator Noma Bar has released a five-volume retrospective book detailing his favourite works from over the course of his career. Known for his use of negative space and playful hidden messages, commissions featured in the book include Bar’s work for media companies such as The New York Times and the Guardian, as well as […]
Design duo Craig & Karl has created a range of minion-themed phone cases and other accessories to mark the opening of film Despicable Me 3. The range features colourful illustrations of yellow minion characters dressed up as pineapples, hula dancers and other creatures. Featured products include phone cases, watches and wallets, which are available from Collette and Casetify.
Leeds-based studio Brass has created 40 animations for new CBBC show The Pets Factor, a children’s documentary series that goes behind the scenes of UK veterinary practices. Brass was brought in to work on the project by production company True North, and created animations of each of the animals, the four vets featured in the show […]
Director Layla Atkinson has worked with illustrator Anna Kövecses and animation studio Trunk to create a new advert for home renting and buying company Rightmove. The advert is aimed at renters, and follows the story of a young couple as they go house-hunting, and chancing upon many properties before finding the “perfect” one, says Trunk. […]
US-based digital design studio Tinybop has launched a new app that inspires children’s imaginations by enabling them to create their own fantastical animals. The Creature Garden lets kids “build” their own creatures through combining over 100, colourful heads, limbs, hooves, horns, wings, beaks, paws and claws. They can then create a wild virtual garden for […]
Creative block is a common plight for designers, who will often resort to word maps and image moodboards to spark new ideas. A graphic design tutor at Falmouth University has decided to make this process a little more tangible. Andy Neal has designed a set of dice that aim to inspire young designers to think […]