Design conference Offset has been going since 2008, taking over Dublin for three days a year with inspirational, educational and amusing talks from an array of well-known and up-and-coming designers. Having started up a London festival last year, it hits Sheffield for the first time in 2016, and will feature 60 speakers across two stages. We’ve put together a handful of must-see talks.
From a first trial of the Microsoft HoloLens headset, to a new logo for YO! Sushi, we round up the important design news from the last seven days.
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
The new logo returns to a variation of the red and yellow marque originally used by Kodak during the 1970s and 1980s.
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, […]
MET Studio has designed the guest of honour pavilion at Guadalajara International Book Fair, which is one of the largest bookfairs in the world and brings together 1,900 publishing houses from 44 countries and more than 20,000 book professionals. This year the guest of honour pavilion focuses on Latin America. MET Studio chairman Alex McCuaig […]
Open Water has created the branding for new hotel, The Yarrow, in Broadstairs, east Kent. The logo is made up of several triangular shapes which are designed to reflect the architecture of the Yarrow building itself.
Horse has designed the packaging for a limited edition mineral water for Nongfu Spring, which celebrates the Chinese Year of the Monkey. The design features a family of monkeys swinging from the branding and text on the bottle.
DesignLSM has worked on the brand identity for loose-leaf company, Kanuka, featuring a pared back design and simple colour palette of light and dark brown. The consultancy has also worked on the company’s interior design for its store in St Albans, signage, business stationery and packaging.
Furniture designer Deadgood has launched a new collection, called Future. The collection includes collaborations with British designers Gala Wright and Magnus Long, Vicki Leach and John Tree, alongside a collaboration with British textiles company Bute.
Ragged Edge has designed the branding and visual identity for Foley’s, a new restaurant in Fitzrovia, London. The design incorporates four different hand-drawn typefaces, including sans serif, slab serif, script and stencil weights. The design sees a neutral colour palette, accented by bright blue and orange.