A new crest for Juventus FC, a new logo for Mozilla and the effect of Theresa May’s Brexit plans on creatives – the important design news from the last seven days.
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The logo was designed by Johnson Banks and chosen based on public feedback, a project which aimed to demonstrate Mozilla’s advocacy for an “open and accessible” internet.
The stamp collection – designed by True North and with illustrations by artist Rebecca Strickson – features famous British prehistoric sites and artefacts.
Crest redesigned from scratch as club sets its sights on becoming a global brand operating in new markets and sectors.
The Design Week Awards is back with a bunch of new awards alongside old favourites to recognise the growing breadth and integration of the industry. It’s time to get entering.
The new identity looks to clear up confusion about what the speech and sign language programme does, and centres on a graphic hand symbol.
In this month’s column, freelance illustrator Ben Tallon looks at the new year as a great springboard for side projects and explains why you should follow them through.
Graphic designer Ben Bos shaped and influenced the Dutch Design scene for over 50 years and his work will be remembered for its “clarity, simplicity and functionality”.
Pentagram partner Domenic Lippa says the tweaked logo, refreshed colour palette and new advertising campaign hopes to make the university’s visual look “more modern” and “less austere”.
As part of our series on the future of design in 2017, The Beautiful Meme creative director Ben Haworth looks at what will happen in graphics over the next 12 months.
This month, you can explore the magical world of the Moomins and read about the illustrious history of the Design Museum.
Design Week rounded up the best stories of the year, and the English National Opera rebranded – the important design news from the last seven days.
Consultancy Baxter and Bailey has designed a new brand identity for media agency Threefold. Threefold plan and manage brand campaigns for retailers, aimed at shoppers. The new identity is “playful”, says Baxter and Bailey co-founder Matt Baxter, and based around the “rule of three”. This aims to symbolise the company’s focus on three areas – […]
Indie publisher Belly Kids has released a rather peculiar activity book filled with mazes, games and puzzles, based on American actor Jeff Goldblum. From Independence Day through to Jurassic Park, the book features a series of mindful activities drawn by various illustrators demonstrating Goldblum’s different roles and appearances. The book is roughly A4 size, 32 […]
French illustrator Lucille Clerc has created a new collection of prints for Outline Editions, which take inspiration from the coming season of Spring. The prints are “filled with fresh foliage, exotic blooms and abundant growth”, says Outline Editions, and aim to brighten up people’s walls “whatever the weather’s doing outside”. The prints also incorporate Pantone’s […]
Consultancy JKR has rebranded footwear brand Butterfly Twists, giving it a new, angular butterfly logo. JKR says it has given the brand a “more minimal, graphic icon” with four “twistable variations”, and the logotype has been updated to a “modern, geometric style”. Alongside the rebrand comes a new packaging design and a new colour palette […]
Photographer Neil Krug has created the album artwork for Bonobo’s new album, Migration. The image on the album cover shows a column of fire rising up from the sand beneath a deep blue sky, which Krug shot at dawn in the Mojave Desert in the US. Migration is available to buy now.
JDO has designed a range of craft beer packaging for Marston’s Shipyard in a bid to add “craft appeal”. Part of the brand task was to clearly differentiate the IPA and APA variants to aid consumer navigation of the range. Malcolm Phipps, JDO design director says: “We’ve rooted Shipyard back into the craft category and […]
In the wake of what would have been David Bowie’s 70th birthday Arigatourspress has published a book celebrating the great man’s sartorial adventures. Illustrator Amy Pearson has created the images, which are printed on four independent sections, meaning you can swap any given part of his outfit for a truly out of this world look. […]
John Morgan Studio has completed the print design for The Magazine of the Artist’s Institute in New York’s second edition. The issue is named Carolee’s, and is dedicated to American visual artist Carolee Schneemann. It features a previously unpublished image archive from the artist’s studio, alongside a profile interview with her.
Consultancy Glazier Design has released a hardback book of its designs for a special edition series of stamps marking Stephen Hawking’s 75th birthday. The hardback book follows the individual stamps, which were made for the Isle of Man Post Office last year. There are 100 copies priced at £250, which will be sold by the […]
SomeOne has created the brand identity for problem skincare company, D.Thomas, coming up with the brand name and designing the accompanying visual assets. The visual identity is inspired by the beauty brand’s light treatment therapies, with a colour system and graphics based on a Union Jack-like spectrum of light, to represent the company’s origins.
The visual look of the opera company has been redesigned by Rose, with the hope of boosting revenues after Arts Council funding cuts.
The London Design Biennale, an exploration of Stanley Kubrick’s films and Alan Kitching all make it into our top exhibition picks of the year.
Paula Scher has designed the visual identity for Period Equity, a new organisation hoping to eliminate ‘tampon tax’ in the US.
Think you know what happened in design this year? Test yourself with our quiz then tweet @Design_Week with a screenshot of your score and #dwquiz – we’ll pick one person to send a prize to next year.
A round-up of the most important people in design this year, from Design Museum director Deyan Sudjic to esteemed graphic designer Margaret Calvert.
Pick Me Up, an annual exhibition and fair which was set up in 2010 to showcase the work of emerging designers, will not run in 2017.
From an AI logo designer to the 50th anniversary of Royal Mail’s Christmas stamps – we round up the important design news from the last seven days.
The identity design projects that shaped 2016, a year noted for nostalgia and start-ups which grew up.