A design collaboration including Design Triangle, Wolff Olins and Glazer has scooped the Grand Prix and Design Management awards for the Heathrow Express train at this year’s Design Business Association’s Design Effectiveness Awards.
The Italian restaurant chain has a new name and a bright, redesigned graphic system which hopes to attract a “new audience” to eat there.
Thomas.Matthews has designed the exhibition, which explores the social, physical and historical relevance of board games.
Arts Council England announced last week that it has an increased budget and aims to spend more outside of London. We ask designers – which UK regions could benefit from financial investment in design and what could be done there?
Design for Europe: Powering Innovation was a one-day summit which took place in Tallinn Estonia this month, with industry experts discussing everything from education to skills development and business growth – we summarise the speakers’ key points on the value of design.
The Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism (BEAU) is being shown in the United States for the first time in an exhibition at The Cooper Union, New York. It features 22 selected projects from contemporary Spanish architects, showcasing large-scale image displays and audio-visual commentary about the winning projects, as well as drawing reproductions and architectural […]
Product design agency Factorydesign has taken a fresh look at the traditional bottle opener, designing one which can store up to 16 bottle caps. The bottle opener is designed to be used for parties or gatherings, where lots of bottles are being opened. To stop the bottle cap from falling on the floor, the BarWise […]
Children’s book publisher HeyWow – which creates personalised picture books for children featuring their name and photo – has released its first book, In The City. The book is designed to be a seek & find adventure, featuring 12 busy city scenes where the child has to search for themselves within them. In the City […]
MuirMcNeil has designed the visual identity for TypeCon, the convention of the American Society of Typographic Aficionados. The design is intended to be a flexible, modular system which works across a range of applications, using geometric typefaces and neon colours.
Studio Polpetto has created the branding, website, print and packaging for British artist Ruth Mulvie. It is the first project completed by the studio, which is a collaborative effort between designer Lou Eldon and interiors and lifestyle photographer, Simon Eldon.
London-based creative agency Gravity Road has created a film as part of a wider campaign to relaunch the Design Museum at its new home in south Kensington. The film features a montage of critically acclaimed designs, ranging from the E-Type Jaguar to Adidas’ Ocean trainers. It also positions the Design Museum as the museum […]
Nobrow have released another one of their leporello-style format publications and this time it’s on locamotives. The leporello is a concertina foldout book, which shows a panorama scene, attached to a wraparound cover. It tells the history of trains and locomotives from steam engines to modern trains and explains the history of train engineering and […]
Artist Mark Bradford has designed a new identity for The Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. The institution has changed its name from Santa Monica Museum and moved to downtown Los Angeles. ICA LA will open in autumn 2017 and its new logo has been designed to capture “a sense of place” and provide inspiration, […]