Family and Friends has developed the name, branding and packaging for new Belgian-produced fruit cider St Aubel. The packaging’s arch window device isinspired by the local Val-Dieu Abbey church. The purple-and-silver palette hints at the monastic tradition in the region for brewing, while appealing to both men and women, says Family and Friends partner Derek Johnston.
Last week, we wrote about a new book which spotlights 500 notable graphic designs dating back to the 15th century and makes connections between projects that have influenced others. Now we ask designers which figures have had the greatest influence on their own work?
The Design Commission’s People and Places report makes recommendations to Government on how the public and private sectors can work more closely together and influence people’s behaviour in the way they design spaces.
The official Brexit process has begun, and the UK has until 29 March 2019 to leave the European Union. We look at how some of Theresa May’s promises will impact on the creative industries.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
Grey London has rebranded as Valenstein & Fatt and designed its new visual identity. The ad agency says it has decided to use the names of its Jewish founders as a statement of its “commitment to diversity and openness” amid the rise of right wing populism in politics. The new visual identity features a black […]
London-based consultancy 18 Feet & Rising has created a digital campaign and competition to raise money for Space for Giants, a charity working across Africa that protects wild elephants and the landscape they live and depend on. The March for Giants campaign uses computer graphics technology usually seen in films and games to create […]
Artist Charming Baker has guest edited the new art-themed special edition of The Big Issue magazine. Based on the theme of “tipping point”, the issue will explore “key decisive moments that lives can hinge on”, says Baker. A range of artists and designers have been asked to pick one piece of their work that represents […]
Ikea has launched a new limited edition collection of art in-store which aims to make art more accessible to the every-day person. The Art Event 2017 series of 12 posters are priced at £10 each, and have been hand-drawn by illustrators such as Jean Jullien. Henrik Most, creative leader on the project, says it aims […]
Milan-based artists Francesco Rugi and Silvi Quintanilla, who work under the name Carnovsky, have created a series of prints that reveal secret images through optical illusion. The La Selva print series has been published by Outline Editions, and exposes different images when used with RGB (red, green and blue) filters. When a coloured filter is […]
Consultancy Fieldwork Facility has designed a new visual identity and campaign for Oxford-based renewable energy organisation Low Carbon Hub. Low Carbon Hub works with local people in schools and businesses to create renewable energy projects that aim to help the wider Oxfordshire community. The design studio has kept the existing logo, but has created a […]
Bristol-based animation studio Aardman has designed a new kid’s menu for Latin American restaurant chain Las Iguanas. The studio created a series of colourful new characters for the menu, including Iggy the Iguana. The new menu also features activities such as colouring in sections, word puzzles, mazes and basic Spanish language lessons. An animated version […]
Consultancy Design Army has redesigned paper brand Neenah’s Classic range, alongside art directing a brand campaign. Design Army redesigned the colours and textures of the paper, initially working with physical paints to invent a new palette for the brand. It also art-directed models in surrealist settings to create an interesting set of photographs and graphics, to […]