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Bonde festival identity, by Leo Porto and Felipe Rocha

Leo Porto, a designer at New York agency Collins, has worked with Felipe Rocha on the branding and orchestration of Bonde, a new Brazilian design conference launching next month in New York. The designs use a simple typography led approach and a yellow and black colour palette. The Maar Sans typeface by foundry Commercial Type […]

Leap branding, by Menta Picante

Mexican studio Menta Picante has created the branding for Leap, a Guadalajara-based school teaching web development and programming. The branding uses an illustration-led approach, with various elements appearing across the identity’s applications for different courses being taught at the school. According to Menta Picante, it aims to create a “fresh” look to attract young people, and […]

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 […]

Penguin Random House Student Design Award winners, by various

For the last 11 years, Penguin Random House UK has put on the Student Design Award, an opportunity for young designers to take an imaginative pop at some of the most timeless book covers ever published. This year, the gauntlet was set across three categories: Adult Fiction Cover Award was To Kill a Mockingbird by […]

The Great British Postcard Competition, by various illustrators

Print company Saxoprint is holding a postcard competition that asks creatives to summarise their view of Britain in 2017 through design and illustration. The competition is being judged by a panel led by ex-Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon, and shortlisted entries and winners will be revealed in an exhibition on 23 September. The venue is yet […]

Anthology, by The Cass School of Art

Visual Communication students at The Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design have designed a new book of critical and creative writing. Anthology features the writing of the university’s English Literature and Creative Writing students, alongside illustrations and design by Visual Communication students. It aims to be a collection of the school’s “best fiction, poetry, […]

Sorry Not Sorry for Being Me campaign, by BBC Creative and Mother Design

Mother Design has completed its first project since joining the BBC’s roster, the branding and campaign for a new BBC Three show. Sorry Not Sorry For Being Me aims to explore the personal identities and “uniqueness” of young people, and enable young viewers to feel comfortable in themselves. The campaign includes print advertising, social media […]

Camille Walala installation, at the Now Gallery

Graphic designer Camille Walala, known for her colourful, geometric patterns that adorn various bridges and landmarks in London, is set to create an installation at Greenwich Peninsula’s Now Gallery. The sculpture will be a giant maze, laden with Walala’s distinctive patterns and composed of corridors, open spaces, suspended shapes and mirrors. The playful installation will […]

Lucy Session Sour Ale, by Duffy

Duffy and illustrator Chuck U have designed the packaging for Lucy Session Sour Ale, and Peach Bum, which is produced by the Indeed Brewing Company. Both drinks are made with fruit flavours and the designs reflect this. They are rolling out now.

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 […]

Hartlepool United FC crest, by Smart Giant

Smart Giant has designed a new crest for Hartlepool United FC, which plays its football in the “non-league” National League. The new crest will appear on club shirts, in time for the 2017/18 season. It is a response to a brief to modernise the incumbent crest – designed in 1995 – which features a ship’s […]

DX17 installation, by Kin and Nick Ryan for IWM Duxford

To mark the centenary of the Imperial War Museum and the beginnings of RAF Duxford, sound artist Nick Ryan was asked to create a site-specific sound sculpture. Kin was brought in as a collaborator to design, produce and install the sculpture and technology. 100 lights under the surface of the plane represent 100 memories. As […]

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