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The latest news, analysis and opinion on visual identities, rebrands and logo design, from sports brands to start-up tech companies.
Hamish Smyth and Jesse Reed are developing a new online platform that will help designers to create guidelines and clients to follow them properly.
The branding for Critics’ Club – which places students from underrepresented backgrounds on art criticism courses – looks to appeal to this younger audience.
This month we were enamoured with offerings from across the design spectrum, from minimalist signage and intricate book illustrations, to sleek lighting and bold large-scale installations.
Design studio Uncommon is behind the identity for the city, which will take up the City of Culture mantle in May 2021.
While the latest branch of the American military revealed a logo earlier this year, it already has an update (and new motto).
NB Studio has created the new branding for one of the world’s biggest media agencies, with a logo that looks to topple expectations.
SomeOne’s identity for the charity has been designed with the youthful target audience in mind, with a refreshed tone of voice and visuals.
The new look for the brand aims to reposition it as “permissible treat”, and comes with a redrawn wordmark, rethought imagery and updated packaging.
The “forward-facing” brand identity for the Japanese car company includes an on-trend flat logo in an attempt to create a more “premium” appearance.
Johnson Banks has created the new identity for the music conservatoire, which takes a more “forward-thinking” approach to its competitors.
Design studio Accept & Proceed and poet Tom Sharp have created the branding for a newly-established data consultancy group.
The new appearance looks to give the retail brand a more consistent and “ownable” identity across both physical and digital spaces.
The identity for the neighbourhood centres around a graphic “R” logo, which the studio says is designed to “almost disappear” when applied.
The company’s first new logo in 20 years was created by an in-house design team and looks to embrace both physical and digital platforms.
The CBD company – which is “by women for women” – has branding that resists the more bohemian tropes of CBD and leans into luxury instead.
The Australian energy start-up Edify was founded in 2015 but needed an identity to match its “established success” and wider work network.
The visual identity — which includes a new golden logo — (almost) leaves out its famous kangaroo as Australia looks to tell other stories.
The identity for Shivering Mountain takes inspiration from the geological and botanical influences on the area, and introduces the world to the concept of “ginology”.
The “next-gen” cereal brand has been branded by the graphic designer alongside illustrations from Shepard Fairey’s Studio Number One.
The Scottish football club has a new visual identity, including a new crest, typeface, colour palette and range of assets tailored to digital platforms.
The Dutch beer company required a more united visual identity across its international markets, while also still adapting to local needs.
Design studio SomeOne has given the American restaurant chain a new identity in the hopes of making it a high street favourite.
Google-owned Waze has a new visual identity designed by Pentagram and its in-house creative team, which plays to the driving app’s social side.