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 BlackBerry Motion has ditched the brand’s signature keyboard and has a 14cm-wide touchscreen, with an Apple-style home button at the bottom.
Supple Studio has designed the copywriting company’s new branding, which incorporates quote marks in a mixture of classic and contemporary typefaces.
This year’s exhibition features a wheelchair that can climb stairs, a language-translating earpiece and a brand identity for Wales.
A new fundraising book features contributions from Manchester creatives including Peter Saville and Malcolm Garrett, which have been inspired by Tony Walsh’s poem This is the Place.