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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Lateral Office and CS Design, in collaboration with EGP Group, has created an installation which will illuminate London’s Leicester Square Gardens in October. Impulse is made up of 15 interactive, acoustic, light-up seesaws which illuminate and produce sound when in motion. The installation is part of a wider programme Pause and Play, which will see […]
DesignLSM has redesigned the interiors and worked on the branding for The Coal Shed restaurant in Brighton. The consultancy used a grey gloss finish for the façade, complete with brass lettering and gold vinyl signage. The team also hunted down original drawings of Brighton’s Hippodrome and transformed them into blue prints for the restaurant interior.
Mixed media artist Dan Baldwin is holding a solo exhibition of his work at the Maddox Gallery in London in October. His work “merges political, religious and cultural motifs”, says the gallery, through an array of objects, glazes and acrylics. The exhibition runs 5-25 October at Maddox Gallery, 9 Maddox Street, London W1S 2QE.
Daylight Design has created the brand identity for Korea-based cloud computing platform, Bespin Global. The branding is based around the concept of a “dynamically generated cloud symbol”. The process of data being transferred to the cloud is expressed visually by using a single dot and a bold, solid arrow.
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.
Canadian consultancy Issa Design has worked on the interiors for VertU Bar Santé in Montreal. The space is designed to represent “different aspects of nature, formally or informally”, according to Issa Design. In the centre of the space is a vertical indoor garden, where fresh herbs can be grown throughout the year.
Craig & Karl has created a new identity for Bread & Butter, a Berlin-based trend show. The branding features a colourful double ampersand, segmented together in a clash of different styles. An emoji-style language of “iconic” and “ironic” graphics was also developed for the event.