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US creative studio Loyalkaspar has created a new logo, typeface and on-screen designs for Syfy.
Mather & Co has designed the exhibition, which is set to take a world tour, and incorporated holographic and audio visual technology to create an interactive visitor experience.
A team of creatives including Assemble and Jason Bruges Studio will take part in Test Unit 2017, a project looking to turn derelict, industrial areas in Glasgow into public spaces.
We visit the East London-based start-up to find out about its latest crowdfunding campaign, and the importance of learning creativity, technology and science from a young age.
The video chat and messaging platform’s branding has taken on a style in line with software company Windows, alongside a new website and app design.
The social media brand has updated all of its platforms, with new rounded profile photos, a speech bubble reply icon and a greater emphasis on photography.
The book has been written by entrepreneur Steve Vassallo to help guide designers in setting up their own businesses, and also teach start-ups and big companies how to value design.
The Design Week Awards winners were revealed, NatWest launched its own digital studio and designers responded to the general election result – the news from the last seven days.
The pod-shaped car, which first did a test-run in 2015, will now be retired to museums and replaced with a minivan that has better vision and can reach higher speed.
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.
Leo Porto, a designer at New York agency Collins, has worked with Felipe Rocha on the branding and orchestration of Bonde, a new Brazilian design conference launching next month in New York. The designs use a simple typography led approach and a yellow and black colour palette. The Maar Sans typeface by foundry Commercial Type […]
Leeds-based studio Brass has created 40 animations for new CBBC show The Pets Factor, a children’s documentary series that goes behind the scenes of UK veterinary practices. Brass was brought in to work on the project by production company True North, and created animations of each of the animals, the four vets featured in the show […]
Director Layla Atkinson has worked with illustrator Anna Kövecses and animation studio Trunk to create a new advert for home renting and buying company Rightmove. The advert is aimed at renters, and follows the story of a young couple as they go house-hunting, and chancing upon many properties before finding the “perfect” one, says Trunk. […]
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 […]
Graphic designer Camille Walala, known for her colourful, geometric patterns that adorn various bridges and landmarks in London, is set to create an installation at Greenwich Peninsula’s Now Gallery. The sculpture will be a giant maze, laden with Walala’s distinctive patterns and composed of corridors, open spaces, suspended shapes and mirrors. The playful installation will […]
To mark the centenary of the Imperial War Museum and the beginnings of RAF Duxford, sound artist Nick Ryan was asked to create a site-specific sound sculpture. Kin was brought in as a collaborator to design, produce and install the sculpture and technology. 100 lights under the surface of the plane represent 100 memories. As […]
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 […]
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. […]
US-based digital design studio Tinybop has launched a new app that inspires children’s imaginations by enabling them to create their own fantastical animals. The Creature Garden lets kids “build” their own creatures through combining over 100, colourful heads, limbs, hooves, horns, wings, beaks, paws and claws. They can then create a wild virtual garden for […]
Artists Maeve Brennan and Imran Perretta have been announced as the winners of this year’s Jerwood/FVU Awards. Now in its fifth edition, the theme this year is Unintended Consequences, with applicants being asked to address “how the best-laid plans can unravel and well-intentioned actions can provoke unexpected side-effects”, says Jerwood Gallery. Brennan and Perretta have both interpreted […]
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 […]
Illustrator David Shrigley has worked with human rights organisation Liberty on a campaign that hopes to persuade Government to choose “decency” over “discrimination”, says the charity. #KeepBritainKind will last five years and will involve Liberty campaigning in Parliament, in courts and on streets across the UK to dismantle existing laws which they see as “racist, […]
London-based studio Technology Will Save Us has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a new interactive learning kit for kids made out of conductive play dough. The product is comprised of three individual kits that aim to help children learn about STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) principles, and the “fundamentals of electricity through light, […]
Busy, urban London is full of surprising green spaces, from Regent’s Park to Hyde Park. Not many of these currently float on water, however. Garden designer Tony Woods has worked with developer European Land and Property Limited to create a water-dwelling park in Merchant Square, Paddington. The Floating Pocket Park, which can hold 120 people, […]
Netherlands-based studio Super Symmetry has worked on a visual effects and sound project bringing plants to life through music and video. The “musical science” project aims to showcase “the beauty of the plant world”, says the studio’s art director Marino Capitanio. The studio worked with musicians Deproducers and a scientist to craft an album and […]
The UK-based consultancy has designed a new website for India-based, global broadcaster Star, which reaches 650 million viewers and is looking to focus on tackling social and political issues.
The new digital studio is based in Bristol and has employed 80 software engineers, designers and analysts to relaunch the bank’s browser and mobile platforms.
The sub-site allows Airbnb users to open their homes for free and match up with various refugee charities, as well as featuring video stories of people affected by the refugee crisis.
The pavilion is called We are Energy, and features a panoramic screen depicting a virtual landscape, with an accompanying soundtrack by composer Brian Eno.