The Vital Agency has rebranded and relaunched Marston’s English Pale Ale, aiming to ’move the culture of real ale on in the eyes of the masses with something a little different’.
Spanish company Laser Food has developed a new technology which marks the skin of fruits and vegetables using a laser, and is being used by supermarkets such as Marks & Spencer.
Last week, Tristram Hunt resigned from his role as a Labour Party MP to become the London V&A’s new director. We ask current designers why they decided to switch to design.
The identity for the Orchestra’s 2017/18 season is based on its original conductor logo, also designed by the consultancy, and features a series of animated films by Tobias Gremmler.
The retailer has filed a patent for a “roadway management system” which would help autonomous vehicles identify the best routes and lanes to use at different times.
An exhibition showcasing the work of abstract artists such as Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko is set to open at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in Spain. Abstract Expressionism will include 130 paintings, drawings, sculptures and photographs from public and private collections taken from all over the world. The exhibition will look at abstract art as […]
Consultancy Mynt Design has designed a new retail interior concept for furniture store Hillarys Blinds, with the first store opening in Bristol this month. The design includes white walls, white wooden floors, and spotlight lighting. Hillarys stocks blinds, shutters, curtains, carpets and awnings. The new design will continue to roll out this year.
Design consultancy BarrettSF and digital production company The Studio have together created a children’s storybook parodying the rise of Donald Trump. The Studio has created illustrations of caricatures of the 2016 presidential candidates, alongside their celebrity supporters. Trump himself is portrayed as a “boisterous and bullying pumpkin”, while Hillary Clinton is represented as a “powder-blue […]
Consultancy Baxter and Bailey has designed a new brand identity for media agency Threefold. Threefold plan and manage brand campaigns for retailers, aimed at shoppers. The new identity is “playful”, says Baxter and Bailey co-founder Matt Baxter, and based around the “rule of three”. This aims to symbolise the company’s focus on three areas – […]
A book on the influence of Scandinavian design on Canadian craft has been published by Black Dog Publishing. True Nordic: How Scandinavia Influenced Design in Canada examines how the era has made an impact on Canadian craft, design and industrial production since 1920. Authors include George Baird, Rachel Gotlieb, Mark Kingwell and Michael Prokopow, and […]
Sculptor Zuza Mengham has been selected as one of Tom Dixon’s “rising talents” of this year. Her latest work includes a series of resin-cast furniture, including her Nexus Z-shape chair, her Camber flower vase and her Murmur book ends. Other materials used include birch-plywood, terrazzo, synthetic onyx, and marble. These will be exhibited at Paris-based […]
Branch has designed the identity for Cambridge Open, Cambridge University Press’ peer reviewed open access content publisher. Following on from its work on the Cambridge Core and Cambridge Elements identities, Branch has adopted a colour palette that is used within the University of Cambirdge’s guidelines, and has used LL Brown as the lead typeface. The […]
DesignLSM has redesigned the interiors of the Lacoste store in Westfield Stratford City, east London. The interiors feature materials including white washed concrete, oak and timber, with dark metal framed cabinets showcasing Lacoste’s product range. The shop front features striking illuminated signage and an entrance wall decorated with a tennis ball installation.