Leeds consultancy Elmwood is giving a gladiatorial edge to England’s ice hockey premier league champions The Sheffield Steelers. Elmwood design director and Steelers fan Mike Owen conceived of creating a series of ‘steel hero’ branded characters. Thus Tommy Plommer, alias The Duke, appears with a crown in his graphic form. The individual player logos are being applied to T-shirts, posters, badges, car stickers and other merchandise. Elmwood has also been commissioned to produce design ideas for a new club strip, the club’s identity and match programmes.
It has also been given a new visual identity, including wordmark, colour palette and physical materials, by design studio Touch.
The former Al Salam Palace was badly damaged and consequently abandoned after the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990 – it has taken Edinburgh-based Studio MB five years to complete
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle may not be using their ‘Sussex Royal’ in future branding, following news that they will become independent from the royal family. The name is currently
Nextstrain is a platform designed to facilitate the sharing of genomic data – here, Design Week speaks with two of its researchers about how it is tackling the coronavirus outbreak.