Patrick Argent reflects on the multi-faceted career of the late Dennis Bailey RDI (1931-2016), one of Britain’s pioneering independent graphic designers.
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This coming month you can read a new book on typography tips, go to an academic design festival in Copenhagen via Edinburgh Airport, where you’ll find a Scottish design exhibition…
The visual identity celebrates the west London business district’s role in the area’s ongoing £8 billion regeneration.
The new beer features a geometric design which mirrors the form of the new Tate Modern extension.
A new logo for Mastercard, a new interior design concept for Starbucks and insight into augmented reality – we round up the important design news from the last seven days.
The consultancy has created a new “human-centred” visual approach for the AIDS and HIV support organisation, using the well-known red ribbon symbol at the centre of its design.
Pentagram partners Michael Bierut and Luke Hayman have created a new visual identity for global finance brand Mastercard, which aims to retain its 50-year-old familiarity while making it more digital.
Moving Brands has designed a new on demand platform for the BBC’s children’s programmes on its CBeebies and CBBC channels. Aimed at one to nine-year-olds, BBC iPlayer Kids takes the form of an app which looks to tap into the changing viewing patterns of kids away from Saturday morning TV sessions and towards using tablets […]
The new Design Museum will open its doors on London’s Kensington High Street in November – but its first retail space launches for the public today.
The online auction business already has concessions in Argos, which was acquired by Sainsbury’s as part of its £1.4bn Home Retail Group deal
Accountant Kingston Smith’s Marketing Monitor report has examined the financial performance of branding and design consultancies alongside, digital, advertising, marketing and other sectors.
From a debate over the EBacc curriculum excluding art and design subjects, to earphones which let users alter background noise, we round up some of the key design events from the last seven days.
Futurebrand has created a new brand identity for newly formed global food retail company Ahold Delhaize. Ahold Delhaize is a collaboration between two previously separate companies. The new visual identity combines elements of both brands, using the crown icon from the Ahold logo and the lion from the Delhaize logo. The new design aims to […]
Studio Theolin and designer Tom Collins have collaborated to create the visual identity for a new online video festival in Sweden. VidStar Festival is a weekend-long event featuring a closing party, as well lectures, scene appearances and seminars from 30 Swedish YouTube vloggers, including 2chips1cola, Anty and Ebba Lindblad. The brightly coloured identity is born […]
Consultancy Ahoy has created a colourful new visual identity for a Manchester-based restaurant, bar and club called Neighbourhood. Ahoy worked across branding, print collateral such as businesses cards, packaging and menus, restaurant interior graphics and the website.
Consultancy Fiasco Design has created the visual identity for Larmer Tree Festival. Taking place in July, it is a music and arts festival set in the Victorian Gardens of Cranborne Chase, on the Wiltshire-Dorset border.
Brand Union Madrid has created the branding for new Spanish real estate company Dospuntos in a bid to “break the norms and regain people’s trust” as the market recovers from years of recession. Javier Eguidazu, chief executive officer and general director of Dospuntos, says: “The new brand arises as a response to a sector that has […]
Consultancy DixonBaxi has created a brand guidebook for its previous rebrand of Eurosport, which it completed in November last year alongside Pentagram partner Angus Hyland. The guide aims to be “flexible yet robust to communicate the brands we make”, says DixonBaxi. 250 physical hard back copies of the brand guide were printed, with the aim of […]
Underscore has redesigned the website for Brighton Pier, with the aim of encouraging “both young and older” people to visit the attraction. The new campaign is centred around using the word “Brighton” as “brighten” in a series of statements, such as “Brighton your weekends” and “Brighton your appetite”. The website also takes a colourful approach […]
Brand Union has created the brand identity for Formula 1 legend Sir Jackie Stewart’s new charity, Race Against Dementia. Sir Stewart was motivated to create the charity after his wife, Helen, was diagnosed with dementia. Race Against Dementia aims to fund research to find a cure for the disease and search for a preventative medicine. […]
Neon has launched its I’m an Activist for Action for Children campaign, which was first revealed in a two and a half minute long animated film at Glastonbury festival. The consultancy’s brief was to weave together the story of a boy called Harry, who is sailing 6000kn around the UK for Action for Children, and […]
Dark Igloo’s space-age branding for Giphy draws on the website’s loud personality and internet humour.
Some of the best creative work by students at design colleges and universities from all over the country is on display at Truman Brewery in London until tomorrow. We’ve rounded up our top five students to watch from the D&AD New Blood Festival.
Coke Zero has been rebranded, given a new packaging look and backed by a £10 million push to discourage Coke drinkers from consuming too much sugar.
Public trust in charities is plummeting according to a new Government report, so this should mean that design consultancies are helping them to communicate in new ways, but many are getting it wrong, according to designer John Spencer.
Consultancy Branch has created the logo for the charity startup, which combines an “H” with an infinity symbol inside a circle.
Mozilla is bending the terms of the rebrand with a “branding without walls” open-source initiative.
From shocking research revealing a drop in students studying creative subjects, to greater copyright protection for designers, we round up some of the key design events from the last seven days.
Consultancy North has recreated the visual identity for cultural organisation Tate, refining the logo’s dot concept so that it can evolve and adapt to suit different audiences.
The new visual identity for Visit Jersey was introduced to help dispel the perception of Jersey as an “out-of-date” holiday destination, according to FutureBrand.