To celebrate the launch of Ikea’s PS collection, Ikea and Design Week are teaming up to discuss designing for modern urban living conditions. We’re also hosting a special event and you can be part of it.
Jean Jullien helped Majestic Wines brand a range of wine, which only feature illustrations. “What is your favourite example of branding without an obvious logo or wordmark?”
Milan Design Week, Offf Barcelona 2017 and problems for Thomas Heatherwick’s Garden Bridge – the important design news from the last seven days.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
Architectural practice David Kohn Architects is designing the building exterior and interiors, which will house 270,000 photographs, camera equipment and archive materials.
Consultancy Springetts has carried out the rebrand and packaging redesign for Fab, which makes a clearer reference to the trio of flavours synonymous with the ice lolly and its history.
The website has been designed by Stink Studios alongside Pitchfork’s creative team, and aims to drop the “manly” aesthetic associated with craft beer and make the topic more “accessible” to women and younger people.
We visited Somerset House’s new exhibition Game Changers: Another Way to Play and spoke to design studio Matheson Marcault about the inspiration behind it.
We visited the annual Salone del Mobile design week in Milan, which saw exhibitions, product launches and installations from the likes of Tom Dixon, Ikea and Airbnb.
Type expert and graphic designer Sarah Hyndman has written and illustrated an activity book that asks readers to bring typefaces to life through drawing, colouring and thinking. Published by Laurence King, How to Draw Type and Influence People encourages people to delve into the words they encounter subconsciously every day and think about how they might look, feel, smell and sound. We speak to Hyndman about how the book aims to get people away from their computers and engage their imaginations.
Flexible flow chart-style identity is developed to show and to explain the full range of work the charity is involved in.
Speaking at Offf in Barcelona, the logo extraordinaire talked through his lifetime of work and demonstrated how a childhood love for drawing and time spent grafting in a factory got him to where he is today.