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 […]

Pebbles, People and Places to Go guide, by Sherlock Studio

Sherlock Studio has created a guidebook to Brighton and Hove, which has been “written by children for children”. Pebbles, People and Places to Go: A Children’s Guide to Brighton & Hove features an illustrative style inspired by the colour palette often seen in seaside postcards. It looks to reflect the testimonies of the young writers […]

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. […]

Helvetica 60th anniversary poster project, by various designers

Husmee Studio has worked with paper company Arjowiggins to bring together different designers to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Helvetica. The Spain-based studio has organised a project asking various design studios to create a poster devoted to the typeface. Sans-serif typeface Helvetica was developed by Max Miedinger and Eduard Hoffmann in Switzerland in 1957. Twenty […]

Where to? Uber campaign, by various

Uber’s in-house design team has launched a new advertising campaign. Produced in collaboration with agencies Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH) London and Manning Gottlieb OMD, the campaign is called “Where to?” and is centred around the idea of “the effortless journey”, says Uber. The campaign film has been directed by Kim Gehrig and tells the story […]

Welsh Food and Drink magazine, by Smörgåsbord

Wales-based studio Smörgåsbord has been commissioned by the Welsh Government to design a new magazine promoting the country’s food and drink sector. The new publication is part of a wider place branding project for Wales completed by Smörgåsbord last year. The A3, loose-paper magazine features the Cymru Wales Sans typeface created in collaboration with type […]

#KeepBritainKind campaign, by Liberty and David Shrigley

Illustrator David Shrigley has worked with human rights organisation Liberty on a campaign that hopes to persuade Government to choose “decency” over “discrimination”, says the charity. #KeepBritainKind will last five years and will involve Liberty campaigning in Parliament, in courts and on streets across the UK to dismantle existing laws which they see as “racist, […]

Black issue, by Parterre de Rois

Italian art and culture magazine Parterre de Rois has launched its fifth issue, Black. The magazine’s co-founders Molly Molloy and Gianni Tozzi describe the magazine as an “imaginary dinner party”, with one word as the main topic of focus in each issue. The Black issue is, unsurprisingly, devoted to darkness, and features a set of […]

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