As Bauhaus celebrates its centenary, we look at how its endurance can be explained by some simple yet powerful principles.
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We round up our biggest features of the year, including an exploration of Bauhaus on its 100th birthday, a Bible redesign for millenials and how the growing vegan market is being rebranded.
As more areas invest in new identities, we speak to designers and councils about why this is a growing trend, the benefits a visual brand can bring to a locality
The National Army Museum’s new exhibition explores the work of the Second World War graphic designer and master of visual seduction, who created propaganda posters to boost recruitment, educate soldiers,
Offthetopofmyhead’s founder and creative director says there’s no such thing as brand design and much of what the design industry says about brand is incomprehensible, pretentious and just plain daft.
Inspired by independent magazines, California-based start-up Alabaster is attempting to bring the religious text to younger audiences.
We talk to the multi-faceted designer about leaving Poke after 18 years, his future projects and the race to recreate the hamburger.
We look back at the life and work of Pearlfisher’s co-founder, who has died aged 59 and leaves behind her a 30-year creative legacy, including an ample client list, sustainability
Hippy clichés are out as designers push category defining identities which celebrate taste and flavour.
No, No, No, No, Yes editor, David Dunn, tells us what he has learned about creating a winning book cover.
Bars on benches, studs in doorways and fenced off window ledges are just some of the many measures put in place to control how public space is used – but
From vegan vending machines to zero plastic takeaways, the food industry is finding inventive solutions to its plastic problem.
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital has found that the mental health and experiences of those receiving intrusive examinations, surgery, chemotherapy and emergency care are improved when visual art is installed.
Protests against climate change and ecological destruction are currently taking place across the world – we speak to graphic designer, Clive Russell, about how the eco group has used creativity
We speak to New York-based Pentagram partner Bierut about creating a more “consistent” identity for collaborative working tool Slack, retaining the “playfulness” of its beloved hashtag, and why the
Sean Thomas, executive creative director at JKR, talks about the other roles and desirable options available in studios when design positions are hard to come by or don’t appeal.
Last week, we examined how the global sports brand has been unsuccessful in claiming the use of three stripes as its own — corporate lawyer Tessa Laws shares her
As part of our series looking at alternative jobs in design studios, we speak to Marc Solomon, brand strategist at Bulletproof, about how he got to where he is,
Andrew Lawrence, executive creative director at Elmwood, discusses why newly formed, break-away political party Change UK: The Independent Group is struggling to make an impact with its current brand identity.
It’s hard to write for brands without sounding forced, argues Rob Mitchell, co-founder at copywriting agency We All Need Words — most brands give up altogether and let the design
We take at look at the design and representation of female characters in video games and ask if they are falling behind the real world in terms of gender equality.