As designers we are drawn to architecture and landscape and the structures within. For NBS, we created a multi-faceted visual language which drew its inspiration from the ever-changing landscape and urban environment, in colour and graphics, but also with structures and format. Just as a room, building or group of buildings play with the interaction between form, function, colour and material so should graphic design. For Interface, we cheated. Presented with an existing range of flooring, we looked for a connection that would inspire others. The unintentional patterns created by buildings, scaffolding and pavements brought the product to life.
New research suggests that while businesses value the importance of design, they are less willing to involve creatives at board level. Looking at the benefits of creative decision-making, Mat
The Leeds-based restaurant has been given a new visual identity by Dutchscot, which plays on the theme of “togetherness” by combining traditional motifs from Yorkshire and Japan.
This week is national Refugee Week, a seven-day series of art, film, music and theatre events celebrating the contributions of refugees to the UK. We mark the
The publisher’s annual awards saw 2,100 design students submit book cover interpretations for Animal Farm, A Brief History of Time and Noughts & Crosses — a judging panel has whittled