The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment has rewarded excellence in school and inclusive design in its annual Festive Five Award.This year’s winners include the Victoria & Albert Museum’s Museum of Childhood, which was recently refurbished by architect Caruso St John; the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, designed by Pegasus Architects; and the City […]
London 2012 organisers will not launch design tenders until after the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, a spokeswoman for the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games has confirmed.Locog will begin its procurement and tender processes for design and print material after the completion of the Beijing competition, although it has already kicked off the hunt […]
From an interview with Camille Walala to a new creative fund that could help designers work abroad following Brexit, we round up the news from the last seven days.
Designed by Casson Mann, the exhibition will showcase ship interior designs and related fashion and lifestyle artefacts such as paintings and posters.
DesignStudio has created a new “bold, brash” look for the online buying and selling platform, which looks to represent the “confidence” of the community using it.
A Kickstarter campaign has launched for a new children’s coding kit, which lets children build their own robots then animate them through coding sequences.
New York-based illustrator Mike Perry has created an adult colouring book to mark the fourth season of Comedy Central TV show, Broad City. Perry, who is the mind behind the psychedelic-inspired, animated titles of the show, has now turned some of its scenes into an illustrated colouring book. It features some of the New York […]
United Arab Emirates-based designer Ayesha Sherriffs has created the branding and packaging for coconut soda water brand Big Boss Palm. Following its launch in Dubai in 2015, the coconut and vanilla flavoured, low calorie soda drink has now gone on sale in the UK. The visual identity and packaging aims to look “fun and chilled” […]
Mother Design – the creative arm of advertising agency Mother – has unveiled a new campaign for BBC Radio 1 in Ibiza. Using a collage technique, the campaign features artists playing at Radio 1’s events on the Spanish party island this summer, along with indigenous wildlife such as flamingos, parrots, lizards and turtles. The campaign […]
Furniture company Vitra is harking back to Charles and Ray Eames’ classic plastic chair with a new interactive exhibition set to take place during this year’s London Design Festival. The Eames Plastic Chair installation will showcase physical versions of the chair, and engage visitors through a digital experience allowing them to create their own versions […]
Illustrator Rose Blake, daughter of pop artist Peter Blake, has created a picture book for young children helping to prepare them for their first days at school. Going to School is published by Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, and is full of colourful illustrations that aim to be a “positive and encouraging” introduction to day-to-day life, […]
Consultancy Clinic has created the branding for new food brand Sano, which looks to represent the “nutritional science” behind food. Alongside launching a range of foods and a shop, Sano also provides online diploma courses teaching people about nutritional science. The logo features a grid which aims to reference a periodic table of elements, says […]
Brand consultancy Studiomade has launched an online graphic design and art shop featuring its design team’s own risograph prints alongside a collection of designs by individual designers. The studio will also be paying for all of the initial production costs such as frames, meaning that the individual designers will be able to sell their work […]
Art critics Zoë Lescaze and painter Walton Ford have released a new book showcasing examples of paleoart dating from the 1830s up until the 1990s. The artworks featured in the book are modern interpretations of prehistoric creatures such as dinosaurs and woolly mammoths, and come in the form of paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures, mosaics and […]