Harry Pearce has designed the visual identity for new music label Pink Floyd Records, alongside a 27-disc box set of the band’s work ahead of a retrospective exhibition at the V&A. We speak to the Pentagram partner about how he delved into the past for inspiration, and how a photo of an old tour van became a “lovely graphic tool”.
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Consultancy Edit_ has rebranded the North Gateway Development Zone as Constellation and created a new visual identity for the partnership of local enterprises and authorities spanning Cheshire and Staffordshire, which fall within the planned high speed rail route.
As Phaidon releases a new book looking at famous graphic designs from all over the world dating from the 15th century up to the present day, we speak to the publishing house’s editorial director Emilia Terragni about the process of narrowing down millions of designs to just 500, and why Graphic isn’t strictly a history book.
Mark Studio has designed the visual identity for Walk Through Walls, a new charity which looks to help human trafficking victims “overcome obstacles” by providing job opportunities.
The refresh for print and online has been carried out by the media company’s in-house design team alongside design consultant Mark Leeds.
The long-haul airline brand has been launched by British Airways’ owner International Airlines Group.
The lager brand’s refreshed visual identity has been designed by Turner Duckworth and looks to target young adult drinkers, particularly in markets across Eastern Europe, Russia and Asia.
The Beautiful Meme has designed the festival’s branding, which is based around a series of colourful animations using the classic D&AD pencil.
Last week, we wrote about V Festival’s new branding, which emulates the colourful look of existing music events. Now, designers tell us about their favourite festival designs.
Including Aldi’s take on “contemporary” with its new visual identity, and Royal Mail’s David Bowie tribute stamps – which were quite literally launched into space.
The museum’s new exhibition looks at the unrealised, communist architecture of Soviet Russia alongside propaganda posters from the era, and it entices visitors to draw parallels with society today.
Design Bridge has designed the new visual identity and packaging for the brand, which nods to its origins as a New York deli set up in the early 20th century.
Online stationery retailer Papier has collaborated with the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum to produce a new stationery collection featuring designs taken from 19th century architect Owen Jones’ archive. The Middle Eastern-inspired collection features designs from Jones’ 1856 publication The Grammar of Ornament, with the patterns being taken from original drawings Jones produced for the […]
Independent watchmaker and design studio Anicorn has launched the first stage of its project The Trio of Time, as it seeks to find collaborators to work with its brand. Here are the results of the first collaboration, which has seen Anicorn founders Joe Kwan and Chris Chan travel to Seoul, Korea, to work with Jiwoong Jung for the […]
Penguin Random House is set to release a fun – or perhaps frightening, depending on your temperament – book of eggs painted as clowns. The Clown Egg Register records over 250 clown faces painted onto eggs, to celebrate what the publisher describes as a “dying art form” that continues to “delight and terrify children and […]
Graphic designer Jonathan Roberts has designed a new concept publication that celebrates the history of the Premier League. 25 Years of the Premier League cites facts, records and statistics supplied by Opta, the Premier League’s official sports data provider. Records include highest appearances, highest possession in a game and furthest distance for a goal. The […]
Iris has created a campaign for Guinness to coincide with St Patrick’s Weekend, called “Let’s Get Together”. The consultancy commissioned illustrator McBess to create a series of monochromatic illustrations, which feature characters ranging from bikers and hipsters to jockeys. The illustrations also reference figures from famous Guinness adverts, including surfers, flamboyantly dressed Congolese men – […]
Several junior designers from Design Bridge’s London office have designed a poster campaign to promote the consultancy’s annual Dog’s Bollocks competition for design students. The campaign is based around the concept of “said no award winner ever”, and is designed to be a “tongue-in-cheek” take on “all the wrong advice”, says Design Bridge. The posters, […]
Illustrator David Doran has created a new travel-inspired book of typographic prints called Alphabet Cities: Around The World in 32 Pull-Out Prints. The book features 32 pull-out prints with illustrations of cities all over the world, including Amsterdam, Zurich, Nashville, Istanbul, Reykjavik and Tokyo. Doran’s illustrated scenes and characters take inspiration from early and mid-20th […]
Gravity Road has worked with illustration studio Rude to design a series of “provocative” campaign posters for Advertising Week Europe. The posters feature illustrations, coupled with controversial quotes from past speakers such as comedian Jimmy Carr and artist Grayson Perry. Mark Boyd, founding partner at Gravity Road, says: “There’s lively debate at Advertising Week Europe […]
Together Design has designed the visual identity for grocery store and restaurant concept Eat 17, which currently has three sites in the UK. The identity features a bright colour palette and centres around an illustration concept called The House of Eat 17, with different rooms depicting various aspects of the company, such as food shelves, […]
London-based consultancy AffroditiKrassa has rebranded health food restaurant brand, Detox Kitchen. The new visual identity has been created to reflect the company’s current transition from a start-up to a small and medium-sized business (SME). It features a new, hand-written style logo, and a bright visual style comprising colourful photography of fruit and vegetables overlaid with […]
The TV channel’s new visuals have been designed by Argentina-based consultancy Superestudio, and feature colourful graphics, idents and bumpers which include children interacting with the branding.
Royal Mail’s in-house team has worked with a Studio Dempsey template to create the stamps, while Supple Studio worked on an associated presentation pack.
You now have a couple more weeks to enter the Design Week Awards, which is back with a bunch of new awards alongside our most popular categories. It’s time to get entering.
The music festival has been given a new visual identity by Form, which incorporates more colours and a series of symbols and icons.
The NHS sparked controversy when it announced that trusts would need to spend resources enforcing a new set of branding guidelines. We look at why design in public services should not be underestimated.
Whether you’re drawing, fanaticising over comic books or exploring a niche film genre, engaging your creative side can have a positive impact on mental health, explains freelance illustrator and columnist Ben Tallon.
A new Canadian design documentary, a comeback for the Nokia 3310 and a digital strategy from the UK Government – the design news of the last seven days.
The National Health Service (NHS) has new compulsory rules around logo placement, typeface and colour usage, which have allegedly sparked anger from hospital managers under pressure to save money.