A revamped Natural History Museum was unveiled, art and design university applications fell dramatically and Sky Sports got a new look – the design news from the last seven days.
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Sky Creative and Nomad have created a new identity for the sports broadcaster as it expands its service to include 10 individual channels.
This week, brands, celebrities and individuals around the globe celebrated World Emoji Day. Now, we ask designers about their favourite emojis and how they use them to communicate.
US consultancy FRCH Design Worldwide has worked on the restaurant chain’s Fresh Forward store concept, which features an updated food display system and self-service kiosks.
Consultancy GBH has designed the set of stamps, which feature 10 of the most famous public buildings from the last two decades, including Zaha Hadid’s London Aquatics Centre.
BBC Creative has designed a new identity for the 2017 edition of the music festival, including whimsical, animated TV titles that bring the Royal Albert Hall to life.
This month freelance illustrator and columnist Ben Tallon meets ad guru Sir John Hegarty and talks about why taking risks is so important in the freelance world.
From an exhibition celebrating 20th century Italian designer Franco Grignani, to a new initiative from the Mayor of London making housing in the capital more “affordable”, we round up the design news from the last seven days.
As a new exhibition featuring some of Grignani’s most famous works opens at London’s Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, we ask curator Marco Meneguzzo why the artist and designer’s style remains so influential internationally today.
One black pencil has been awarded to a graduate animation project for The National Autistic Society, along with three white and 32 yellow pencil winners.
The broadcaster’s new initiative looks to tackle children’s changing viewing habits, and compete with media giants such as Amazon Prime and Netflix.
Brand consultancy Lambie-Nairn’s visual identity for the scholarship charity features a cleaner, more streamlined version of its original bird logo.
Denmark-based studio Kontrapunkt has redesigned the packaging for Carlsberg’s Black Gold lager. The new packaging nods to the brand’s historic Black Gold bottles, with more saturated black and golden colours than the previous design. Kontrapunkt has also added a black top cap to the packaging to help the beer stand out on the shelves. The […]
Pentagram partner Michael Bierut has led a project to design a new visual identity for non-profit publisher the Poetry Foundation. The rebrand encompasses the foundation’s logo, print materials and magazine Poetry, and coincides with the redesign of its website by Chicago-based consultancy Fuzzy Math. The new identity looks to retain the support of existing poetry […]
Architect and academic Steve Bowkett is set to release the latest book in his Archidoodle series. Archidoodle: Architects’ Activity Postcards features 20 postcards of illustrations from the author’s Archidoodle and Archidoodle City books. Featured illustrations include bridge designs and futuristic cityscapes, which can be coloured in, doodled on and sent on to loved ones. The […]
Creatives including Jake and Dinos Champan and John Cooper Clarke have created a series of posters for a global campaign called Time for Outrage! The campaign is based on the book Indignez-Vous! (Time for Outrage!) by the late author and French Resistance member Stéphane Hessel, and asks artists and members of the public to express […]
Consultancy Hue & Cry has created the visual identity for a new, French bar in Bethnal Green, East London. Coupette – which means to have a “cheeky one” in French – looks to bring lesser-known French drinks such as Calvados, cidre and poiré to London. Hue & Cry’s identity for the bar is inspired by […]
Architecture lecturer Mollie Claypool is set to release a new book about the life and work of 20th century Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi. This is Gaudi features colourful illustrations by London-based designer Christina Christoforou, and highlights the architect’s most famous projects such as the Sagrada Familia and Casa Mila, along with some of his lesser-known […]
ECE Architecture has teamed up with designer Creative Forager to create a 1,000m2 typographic mural on a brutalist, multistorey car park in Worthing, UK. The reimagined car park has been spray-painted in an array of bright colours by street artist Ricky Also, who went through roughly 600 cans of spray paint in seven days to […]
Brand consultancy Designhouse has created the visual identity for a private clinic currently being built in Swiss ski resort Crans Montana. Summit will mainly carry out day surgeries, and will focus on beauty and orthopaedic treatments. A neutral grey logo is inspired by Switzerland’s mountains, the cross symbol seen in its national flag and Swiss […]
NotOnSunday has designed a summer campaign for Horniman Museum and Gardens in South East London. The vibrant, multi-coloured campaign is based around the series of Indian Summer-themed events taking place at the museum from July to September 2017. The branding for Indian Summer is designed to work across various family events, an adult late event […]
Illustrator Marcus Marritt has created a series of beer can designs for Beatzniks Republic, to mark its move to Manchester and the opening of its new brewery in the city. The visually striking, illustrated cans are part of an ongoing series as the brewery adds new flavours to its range; the latest being Tropic Fiesta […]
The visual identity for Storey centres around a colourful, modular set of shapes based on the forms of the buildings rented out by the brand.
The landmark art, design and culture event, which is set to take place in Newcastle in 2018, has been branded by consultancy Build with an animated, upward-arrow symbol.
This month, you can read a new book on design and emotional wellbeing, attend a conference on issues in the creative industries such as Brexit and education, and visit the V&A’s new Exhibition Road Quarter.
From a week-long festival to celebrate the opening of the V&A’s new design quarter, to a more “human” look for smart home brand Hive, we round up the design news from the last seven days.
The London-based consultancy has created a new corporate identity based around the idea of messenger apps’ ellipses devices.
The new exhibition looks at the Dutch designer’s research into the endless possibilities of colour, and aims to open visitors’ eyes to the world around them.
The British Gas-owned smart home brand has recently expanded its product offering beyond heating, and aims to be “accessible” to a wider range of consumers with a new visual identity.
A new digital report, commissioned by The University of Sheffield and Creative Sheffield, has revealed that there are currently 21,000 people employed in creative and digital jobs in the city.