The Italian restaurant chain has a new name and a bright, redesigned graphic system which hopes to attract a “new audience” to eat there.
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Michael Wolff scrutinises recent logos which he believes have fallen short and offer little more than “visual nonsense” as he assesses where they’ve gone wrong and how they could have been designed differently.
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.
The new logo returns to a variation of the red and yellow marque originally used by Kodak during the 1970s and 1980s.
Design and Art Direction (D&AD) has announced its briefs for the next edition of its student and graduate awards New Blood, which have been set by partners including Arjowiggins and Adobe.
The branding for the development is inspired by the manufacturing history of the surrounding area, Fish Island in east London.
The new design comes ahead of the music brand’s expected announcement of a streaming service to rival Spotify later this year.
Consultancy Paul Belford Ltd has designed the new visual identity, which sees the consumer-facing brand change from YO! Sushi to YO!.
The design organisation launched in 1976 and has offered talks from well-known and up-and-coming designers for the last four decades.
The global governing body for sailing has had a rebrand and a name change, previously known as the International Sailing Federation.
From a NatWest rebrand to Google’s first smartphone, we round up the important design news from the last seven days.
In his column this month, freelance designer Ben Tallon says that whether you’re an introvert or an extrovert there’s a way to put yourself out there and succeed.
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.
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, […]
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.
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.
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.
Dawn Creative has revealed the new branding for health consultancy, J+D Consulting. The studio was briefed to create a “fresher” look for the consultancy. The new identity centres on a “+” sign and other Pentomino shapes (different shapes made up of five identical sized squares), designed to represent its “analytical methods”.
JKR has designed the identity for Booma, a new restaurant in Brixton, London, which pairs Indian food and craft beer. The founders of Booma approached JKR earlier this year with a name and concept and the consultancy has since developed the identity, restaurant signage, menus, coasters, uniforms, wall art and animations. JKR says it stayed […]
Met Studio, has been rebranded by Midday with a new identity system and the tagline “Experience Design”. Met Studio, which this year won the Age of Design award at the Design Week Awards, now has a new red, grey and white colour palette and a new Apercu regular font. The square box, which contains Met’s logo […]
White Bear Studio has worked on the rebrand of UKNY Music, making use of a saturated version of the brand’s own photography in bright colours. These images have been contrasted with high contrast black and white profile shots. The refresh is currently rolling out across all touch points.
We asked designers: “Which lost high-street retailer would you like to see return as an online store and why?”
The charity has been repositioned to fall in line with its new “one global movement strategy” and now features a new identity system.
Consultancy FutureBrand has designed the colourful new branding for NatWest, which is based on the original logo mark created in 1968.
Consultancy FutureBrand has worked on the redesign, which includes a new “interlocking” icon emphasising Activia’s digestive health benefits.
The brewery, which was founded in 1698, has been given a “contemporary” rebrand by consultancy JDO.
From a Shepherd Neame rebrand to a new Apple headquarters, we round up the important design news from the last seven days.
Simple illustration and type has been adopted for personal finance brand, which can work across different territories and has been designed to relate to everyday life.
BHS has been reinvented as online retailer The British Home Store, with a focus on lighting, home furnishings and kitchenware.