London design consultancy Blast has created a new corporate identity for 3D animation group The Hive. Inspired by the bee connection in the group’s name, the new logo features a yellow and black palette and adopts the transient form of a honeycomb hexagonal grid, which can be changed according to application. A 3D cube is formed through the use of an overlaying yellow hexagon, conveying the core work of The Hive. ‘Images of workmen represent The Hive’s industrious nature, with the bold yellow and black subject matter supporting the company name,’ says Blast director Colin Gifford.
The Wild lets users design spaces and share their vision “in real time”, which the company claims can help bridge the gap between ideas and reality
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.