YouTube Sans takes inspiration from the brand’s play button symbol, and has been designed by its in-house UX team alongside brand consultancy Saffron.
The 15th edition of the festival will see installations from the likes of Camille Walala and Ross Lovegrove, as well as a new exhibition called Design Frontiers at Somerset House.
Last week, we wrote about a new start-up company which is rethinking the motorbike to make riding in Africa safer. Now, designers tell us which everyday item needs to be redesigned for safety, from alarms to batteries and furniture.
Earlier this month Monotype launched a new font for Dubai, as part of a collaborative effort with the city’s Executive Council and Microsoft. We speak to the type foundry’s UK type director Nadine Chahine about the project.
From the Design Week Awards 2017 shortlist, to an exclusive Angus Hyland interview and a look at political parties’ general election campaign designs, we round up the important design news from the last seven days.
The ice cream brand, which is over 50 years old, has been given a colourful, illustrated, new look by Love Creative, which aims to be more “modern” and “vibrant”.
The campaign to revive designer Paul Rand’s graphic design system for the tech company has been initiated by French publishing house Empire.
Illustrator and painter Richard Allen has been awarded the top prize for his satirical reinterpretation of Katsushika Hokusai’s Great Wave off Kanagawa.
The design consultancy has created the name and brand strategy for Kiteka, which is a new start-up providing smartphones to female entrepreneurs in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The campaign has been spearheaded by filmmaker Josh Cole and designed by Studio Output, and aims to encourage 18 to 24-year-olds from low-income and ethnic minority backgrounds to vote in the June general election.
Jane Wentworth Associates and Studio Sutherl& have transformed the arts education charity NADFAS, giving it a new name in a bid to help it “connect” with the general public and stop it being seen as “elitist”.
The squeeze function of the tech company’s new U11 model means that the user can use the camera and open different apps simply by squeezing the handset.