Calling out sexism, making hospitals happier places to be and reviving classic designs through crowdfunding; we honour the people who have made a difference to the industry over the last
The latest news, analysis and opinion on visual identities, rebrands and logo design, from sports brands to start-up tech companies.
Ivan Chermayeff died aged 85, a logo was launched to tackle “fake news” and designers offered advice on getting a pay rise – the news from the last seven days.
Last week, we discovered that graphic designers get paid £3,000 less than the average UK salary. So what can they do to fill their pockets more sufficiently? Designers offer
The news that got you talking – we look at the 10 most popular stories on Design Week from the last year.
The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) has launched a new kitemark logo, which will be worn “with pride” by member magazines, newspapers and websites to show their content is regulated.
Research from accountancy firm Kingston Smith shows that the design sector has been more financially successful than last year, with a 5% increase in gross income.
The charity’s new identity has been designed by Offthetopofmyhead, and features a “starburst”-inspired “K” symbol and vibrant colour palette.
Graphic designers get paid £3,000 below the average UK salary, and Kickstarter and Formula One rebranded – the news from the last seven days.
New York-based studio Order has created a new visual identity for the crowdfunding platform, which sees a “bulkier” word marque and a darker green and black colour palette introduced.
The global design consultancy’s New York office has given the charity a new visual identity, in a bid to help its mission of protecting children from sexual abuse online.
The ad agency has created an identity, which takes on the form of an F1 car and has been designed to evoke “speed, attack and control”.
BrandOpus has created the identity and packaging for Scrubd, which aims to reflect changing attitudes towards male grooming.
The Autumn Budget and its effect on designers, a peep into retailers’ Christmas windows and the Design Museum’s new show – the news from the last seven days.
Partner Marina Willer has created the branding, exhibition space and two films for the new show, which delves into the history of the Italian car brand.
7-Inches for Planned Parenthood has released a compilation vinyl boxset featuring original work from the likes of designer Shepard Fairey and musician Björk to raise money for the charity.
Art director, designer and typographer Oliver worked with bands including Pixies and Cocteau Twins has given publisher Unit Editions access to his archive, which stretches back 40 years.
As part of a special focus on freelance designers, we share advice from industry figures such as Emily Forgot and Ben Tallon on how to be successful as a freelancer.
The Team has created the new branding for the anti-crime charity, which aims to disassociate it with other organisations such as the police in order to avoid confusion among the
WhatTheFont uses image recognition technology that enables people to discover what fonts are being used in real life, simply through snapping a photo of an object or sign.
The studio collaborated with illustrator Paul Davis to design the identity for Pernod Ricard’s specialist gin brand, which includes Beefeater and Seagrams.
Dutch Design Week, working overtime and illustrated ambulances on the streets of Sheffield – the news from the last seven days.
Foxall Studio has designed the branding for UK jewellery designer Castro Smith, which is inspired by his training in Japan.
This month you can read about designers’ relationships with the humble pencil, check out a series of talks from female creatives and visit the Northern Design Festival.
Offthetopofmyhead founder and creative director John Spencer considers the tensions between designers and strategists and why they ought to get along better.