British sculpture space opens in Percy Street

A new space dedicated to contemporary British sculpture opens in Percy Street in central London on 28 May, with interiors designed by Pentagram partner Daniel Weil (pictured). The gallery is run by Sculpture at Goodwood, which launched in Sussex in 1994, and is set to be a ‘creative laboratory for artists, architects and designers’, according […]

Ski jumper doctors truth about Stipe doppelganger

So, following our celeb-a-like photo story (Diary, DW 17 April), we received an e-mail from skijump@identity-crisis.co.uk assuring us that Precedent managing director Paul Hoskins is not really REM vocalist and Radio 2 brand champion Michael Stipe. According to Skijump, ‘[Paul] prefers to think that he looks like Doctor Green from ER, but really he is […]

Seeing work in print can make your parents proud

With regard to last week’s Vox Pop about artistic achievements, when you grow up a bit you start to think it might be nice to show your parents you’re not quite the waster they seem to think you are and that you have actually achieved something within your chosen career. I was with my dad […]

Spinner pins down image for European judo school

The European School of Judo is wrestling off its ‘stuffy’ image with a name, logo and identity created by Spinner Design. From next week the organisation, which has half a dozen centres in the South of England, as well as various affiliate schools, will be known as Eudo. It is hoped that the new name, […]

Lord’s bowled over by identity

Lord’s Cricket Ground is rebranding in a bid to become the Wimbledon of cricket, with brand strategy by Cognosis and identity and graphics by Circle. The refreshed marque is designed to improve clarity between Lord’s and Marylebone Cricket Club, which owns the ground, and bring a ‘greater sense of occasion’ to matches. It features the […]

You can’t kid the kids

Teenagers have grown out of the marketing tactics used for youth brands, forcing designers to speak to ‘young adults’ in their own language, says Danielle Green If you’re selling to the teen market, but don’t know your ‘nang’ (‘cool’ in teen speak) from your ‘dry’ (uncool) then you’d better get with the programme, because today’s […]

CDG brands Shell hydrogen station

Conran Design Group has created branding for Shell Hydrogen’s refuelling station in Reykjavik, Iceland, as the petroleum giant promotes its investment in alternative fuels to a wider public. The site, which opened last week, is the company’s first hydrogen fuel station targeting consumers. Working closely with the company’s Icelandic team, CDG has designed branding and […]

Design Bridge scores at Everton

Everton Football Club are crowning a high-profile season with the launch of a revamped visual language created by Design Bridge, as the club moves to consolidate its brand and capitalise on the passion generated by its most successful season in recent years. The five-figure brand language project includes all printed collateral, as well as secondary […]

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Jaywing creates branding for cultural initiative Hull 2017

Consultancy Jaywing has created the place branding for Hull 2017, the initiative marking the northern city’s status as UK City of Culture. The logo is an “H” shape constructed out of a series of geometric lines, used against a colourful palette of purple, green, yellow, blue and pink. Gavin Shore, creative director at Jaywing, says […]