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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Weir, who replaces John Mathers, has been chosen for her experience in leading public, private and third sector institutions.
As part of our series on the future of design in 2017, Made.com head of design Ruth Wassermann looks at what will happen in furniture design over the next 12 months.
The programme will see four “new and emerging” designers take up a spot within the Design Museum’s new studio.
The prime minister has delivered her speech on Brexit – although the tone aimed to be positive, some outcomes for designers still look bleak. We look at what her plan means for creative businesses.
As part of our series on the future of design in 2017, Fitch executive creative director Alasdair Lennox looks at what will happen in retail design over the next 12 months.
Last week, we wrote about Birkbeck, University of London’s new graphics, which – like so many university rebrand projects – has received mixed reviews, with some criticism. Now, designers tell us about the most challenging projects they’ve worked on.
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.
Data from job site CV-Library shows that the number of design jobs has increased in the last year more than any other sector – but is this because employees are leaving their jobs?
As part of our series on the future of design in 2017, head of HTC Creative Labs Drew Bamford looks at what will happen in interactive design over the next 12 months.
The Design Museum’s latest temporary exhibition – curated by Jeremy Myerson – examines design solutions for an ageing population, with themes ranging from community to identity.
A brand refresh for BBC Three, and a smart scooter aimed at keeping older people healthy – 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 – […]
A book on the influence of Scandinavian design on Canadian craft has been published by Black Dog Publishing. True Nordic: How Scandinavia Influenced Design in Canada examines how the era has made an impact on Canadian craft, design and industrial production since 1920. Authors include George Baird, Rachel Gotlieb, Mark Kingwell and Michael Prokopow, and […]
Sculptor Zuza Mengham has been selected as one of Tom Dixon’s “rising talents” of this year. Her latest work includes a series of resin-cast furniture, including her Nexus Z-shape chair, her Camber flower vase and her Murmur book ends. Other materials used include birch-plywood, terrazzo, synthetic onyx, and marble. These will be exhibited at Paris-based […]
Branch has designed the identity for Cambridge Open, Cambridge University Press’ peer reviewed open access content publisher. Following on from its work on the Cambridge Core and Cambridge Elements identities, Branch has adopted a colour palette that is used within the University of Cambirdge’s guidelines, and has used LL Brown as the lead typeface. The […]
DesignLSM has redesigned the interiors of the Lacoste store in Westfield Stratford City, east London. The interiors feature materials including white washed concrete, oak and timber, with dark metal framed cabinets showcasing Lacoste’s product range. The shop front features striking illuminated signage and an entrance wall decorated with a tennis ball installation.
Illustrator Jean Jullien has released his first first monograph, which 150 of his commissions and Instagram posts in one place. Modern Life highlights Jullien’s humorous observations of daily life, and includes a foreword by actor Jesse Eisenberg. The book is available from TeNues for €24.95 (£21.64).
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 […]
As part of our series on the future of design in 2017, designer, editor and curator at MagCulture, Jeremy Leslie looks at what will happen in editorial design over the next 12 months.
As part of our series on the future of design in 2017, Seymourpowell creative director Matthew Cockerill looks at what will happen in product design over the next 12 months.
On 9 January 2007, the first ever iPhone was revealed. We look back at the evolution of one of Apple’s most successful products to date.
As part of our series on the future of design in 2017, Airbnb lead interior designer Rebecca Ruggles looks at what will happen in interior design over the next 12 months.
“If you’re ambitious, you’ll naturally look for inspiration from big, disruptive projects. That’s great. But it puts you before the people you’re designing for. And isn’t that the opposite of what we’re supposed to be doing? That’s why my favourite example is a tiny change the NHS made to reduce the problem of missed appointments. […]
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.
As part of our series on the future of design in 2017, Coley Porter Bell CEO Vicky Bullen looks at what will happen in packaging design over the next 12 months.
A spokesperson for Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says that the “vanity” buses will no longer be produced and “greener” public transport alternatives will be prioritised.