The data presented in all the charts derives from a questionnaire published on Design Week’s website, www.designweek.co.uk, from January onwards and highlighted in print and online. All readers and site visitorswere invited to take part and submit figures for the 12 months from January to December 2010. All figures published have been verified by an […]
The global bank has rolled out a single design across all of its credit, debit and ATM cards in 30 countries, in order to “unify” its products and make them less “complex”.
Independent publisher Standards Manual has teamed up with the AIGA and consultancy Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv to launch a crowdfunding campaign to republish the graphic design classic.
The 12-year-old news site has a new name, logo and website design that aim to resonate better with its audience and help restore trust in news, which editor-in-chief Lydia Polgreen says is “at a historic low”.
SomeOne has given the London tourist attraction a new visual identity, which hopes to highlight the “interactive” elements of the museum and boost visitor numbers.
Artist and mural specialist David Shillinglaw set to work on one of the walls of the studio of YouTube Channel Canvas, which is funded by the Arts Council. The piece, Mindfulmess is created in his usual inimitable style and you can see how it all came together here – while also learning something about the […]
Design studio Sideline has revealed a new project called Nothing in the News, which features mock-ups of famous newspapers from all over the world with blank front pages. The project looks to combat our “24-hour” approach to news, where we are “bombarded with information in real time by every media outlet and platform competing for our […]
Istanbul-based architect Eser Güngör has designed a range of home accessories made from materials collected from industrial sites. All of the products within the Elemental collection are made from brass sheets and black marble, which have been left over from mass production factories and other manufacturing sites. Featured products include the Istanbul napkin holder, which […]
Pakistan-based designer Omar Aqil has created a series of hyperrealistic three-dimensional visuals based on the work of artist Pablo Picasso. Having been inspired by the work of Picasso since first starting his career in design, Aqil selected six of the artist’s most famous works and recreated them using a number of programmes including 4D-Vray, Adobe […]
French illustrator Jean Jullien has released a new book called Holidays, which offers an unfiltered snapshot of the typical tourist experience. The book includes illustrations of a holidaymaker sunbathing on the beach and another wearing a deflated rubber ring, along with a guide to various types of sunburn fon different parts of the body, such […]
London-based design studio The Beautiful Meme has rebranded performance art group, Clod Ensemble. The new visual identity is inspired by the theories of physical theatre teacher Jacques Lecoq, who proposed that the three main types of drama – tragedy, melodrama and clown – operate in different “planes” or spaces. According to Lecoq, tragedy happens on […]
B&B Studio has designed a “no logo” bottle for Superfly; the latest addition to Firefly’s range of juice drinks which has been created in collaboration with mixologist Mr Lyan. The bottle design features illustrations inspired by botanical books, and does not include a logo on the front in order to create “intrigue and allure” around […]
Alexander Boxill has designed a book and accompanying exhibition titled Social Housing: Definitions and Design Exemplars. Both the exhibition and book look at 24 case studies from six European countries that take a novel approach to social housing practices, including UK-based architectural group Assemble. A yellow, white and black colour palette and bold typography are […]