The London-based culture and art hub, which is composed of four venues, has been given a new visual identity by studio North, dropping the Wolff Olins branding designed in 2007.
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The London-based workspace chain aims to distinguish itself through “hotel-style hospitality” and being free from interruptions such as “people larking about or playing table tennis”.
The Counter Press has worked on the new look and feel, referencing the Art Deco and Art Nouveau heritage of the restaurant while marking the occasion of its reopening.
We visit the Scottish city during Dundee Design Festival, and find out why it is being touted as the UK’s new design and cultural hotspot.
The new identity and brand positioning looks to appeal to a wider audience, as well as reflect the restaurant’s globally-influenced food menu.
Last week the Museum of Failure opened in Sweden, which is archiving global design and innovation failures including the Segway and a frozen beef lasagne from Colgate. We ask designers about their most memorable work-related disasters.
We reveal all of the winners from last night’s Design Week Awards across every category, plus Best in Show, Hall of Fame and Rising Star.
The Conservative Party has failed to secure a majority and will join up with Northern Ireland’s DUP to form the new UK Government – we ask designers how they feel about the result and what this could mean for the industry.
If you’re planning to head to any graduate design shows this summer, here is our comprehensive guide to all of this year’s exhibitions.
Last week, a new exhibition on science fiction opened at the Barbican featuring masks, costumes and other designs from classic sci-fi films and TV series. We ask designers about their most memorable prop designs.
Consultancy Atelier Works has designed a new stamp collection to mark the anniversary of artist Arnold Machin’s original design, which looks at how the stamp has evolved over time.
Last week, the Design Museum in London launched a new exhibition exploring Californian design. We ask designers about the designs which are most evocative of the place in which they live and work.
Visual Communication students at The Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design have designed a new book of critical and creative writing. Anthology features the writing of the university’s English Literature and Creative Writing students, alongside illustrations and design by Visual Communication students. It aims to be a collection of the school’s “best fiction, poetry, […]
Mother Design has completed its first project since joining the BBC’s roster, the branding and campaign for a new BBC Three show. Sorry Not Sorry For Being Me aims to explore the personal identities and “uniqueness” of young people, and enable young viewers to feel comfortable in themselves. The campaign includes print advertising, social media […]
Damien Hirst has created a series of twelve screen prints, which use pharmaceutical packaging as a canvas for making comments about violence or force. It continues the artists long-standing fascination with the aesthetics of pharmaceutical packaging. Hirst says that medical packaging gives confidence with its minimalist packaging and perpetuates the modern fantasy “that everything can […]
Smart Giant has designed a new crest for Hartlepool United FC, which plays its football in the “non-league” National League. The new crest will appear on club shirts, in time for the 2017/18 season. It is a response to a brief to modernise the incumbent crest – designed in 1995 – which features a ship’s […]
Onedotzero has designed visuals and motion graphics as part of a campaign for the Festival City development in downtown Osaka, Japan. Illustrator Owen Davey was brought in to create a cityscape, which features the twin towers of the Festival City development prominently. Local sites can also be seen in the illustration as well as leisure […]
Sherlock Studio has created a guidebook to Brighton and Hove, which has been “written by children for children”. Pebbles, People and Places to Go: A Children’s Guide to Brighton & Hove features an illustrative style inspired by the colour palette often seen in seaside postcards. It looks to reflect the testimonies of the young writers […]
Monotype has released a new typeface called SST, which has been created by the type foundry in collaboration with technology company Sony’s in-house design team. Designed to be both “expressive” and “flexible”, according to Monotype, the typeface supports nearly 100 different languages and comes in six different weights and italics, including typewriter and condensed styles. […]
London-based consultancy The Plant has designed the branding and interiors for Wing Wing, a new Korean fried chicken and beer restaurant in Central London. Both the visual identity and interiors are rooted in the “vibrancy” and “energy” of Koren pop culture, says The Plant, featuring a bright colour palette and abstract patterns. The logo is […]
Uber’s in-house design team has launched a new advertising campaign. Produced in collaboration with agencies Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH) London and Manning Gottlieb OMD, the campaign is called “Where to?” and is centred around the idea of “the effortless journey”, says Uber. The campaign film has been directed by Kim Gehrig and tells the story […]
Hato Studio has designed the branding for the Hong Kong pavilion at this year’s Venice Biennale, which is centred around the work of multi-disciplinary artist and musician Samson Young. The pavilion is made up of an exhibition called Songs for Disaster Relief, which features artworks of different mediums exploring the concept of charity music singles. […]
This week, American graphic designer Lance Wyman spoke to us about his latest retrospective exhibition in London, and entries opened for our annual Top 100 consultancy survey.
This month, you can delve into all things science fiction at the Barbican, watch Stefan Sagmeister’s Happy Film and take a trip to the V&A’s new art and design quarter.
Metro: Art at Velocity is a new East London exhibition that showcases some of the most memorable designs seen in metro stations and city centres worldwide.
Apple’s Jony Ive took up a position at the Royal College of Art, and the London Design Festival announced its line-up – the important design news from the last seven days.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games organisers have launched a public competition calling for Japanese nationals and residents to submit mascot designs – which will later be voted on by school children.
From a panel discussion hosted by Design Week about the effect of Brexit on the design industry, to a display of screen-printed furniture created by Anthony Burrill and Michael Marriott, we round up the best bits to check out at Clerkenwell Design Week this year.
YouTube Sans takes inspiration from the brand’s play button symbol, and has been designed by its in-house UX team alongside brand consultancy Saffron.
Earlier this month Monotype launched a new font for Dubai, as part of a collaborative effort with the city’s Executive Council and Microsoft. We speak to the type foundry’s UK type director Nadine Chahine about the project.