The logo was designed by Johnson Banks and chosen based on public feedback, a project which aimed to demonstrate Mozilla’s advocacy for an “open and accessible” internet.
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The prime minister has delivered a powerful, positive speech on Brexit – but some of the outcomes for designers still look bleak. We look at what her plan means for creative businesses.
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.
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.
Studio Output has given BBC Three a new colour palette, suite of illustrations and refined the logo, a year after it revealed a drastic rebrand.
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.
The Scooter for Life prototype has been designed by PriestmanGoode, and aims to challenge the misconception that people do not want to stay active after retirement.
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.
The Nokia 6 will launch exclusively in China early this year, after HMD secured exclusive licensing rights for Nokia mobile phones in 2016.
“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. […]
From a new look for Birkbeck, University of London to the upcoming 12-sided £1 coin – we round up the important design news from the last seven days.
The Royal Academy of Arts and HTC Vive have curated a display of “the world’s first” 3D-printed virtual reality sculptures. The artworks have been created by the Royal Academy School’s alumni Adham Faramawy and Elliot Dodd, and current third year student Jessy Jetpacks, using VR platform HTC Vive. Elements of the artists’ work have been […]
Design group Collective Paper Aesthetics, which creates installations out of cardboard and paper, has designed a temporary five-metre high piece for the National Gallery Singapore. The installation was created to celebrate the gallery’s first birthday, and is made from recycled cardboard. It is a physical reinterpretation of Malaysian artist Latiff Mohidin’s oil painting, Pagodas II. […]
Animation studio Young has created a mixed-media film for oil and gas company Exxon Mobil. The studio was commissioned by creative consultancy AMV BBDO, and looked to “bring to life” the company through paper craft, stop motion, claymation, CGI and cell animation, says Young. The video took two months to produce and Young aimed to […]
NB is celebrating the Christmas period with a festive game of charades. The game comes in the form of a series of brightly coloured gifs, featuring black graphic images. Head to the studio’s Instagram page to test yourself.
M&C Saatchi Abel has teamed up with marketing company RocketSeed on a new initiative called Stamps for Good. The campaign allows people to include a virtual stamp featuring a miniature artwork in their emails. The series of ten stamps are linked to ten different charities, including the Animal Anti-Cruelty League and Reach for a Dream. […]
Animation studio Trunk has created a Christmas card in the form of a fun, moving gif to celebrate the festive season. The gif sees an image transform from a Christmas pudding into a stocking, tree, cracker and various other Christmas symbols.
Consultancy Brandon has worked with Edinburgh-based brewery Stewart Brewing on a Christmas campaign to help raise money for Save the Children. Based on the charity’s nationwide Christmas Jumper Day campaign, the design consultancy created a series of miniature Christmas jumpers for a selection of limited edition beers to “wear”. Brandon also designed a series of […]
Consultancy Your Studio has designed a Christmas installation for Eastland shopping centre in Melbourne, Australia. The installation includes an outdoor 9m-tall tree made of crystal glass, with a real Christmas tree trapped inside, an indoor multi-sensory “snow storm” made up fake icebergs, light and sounds, and an in-store Christmas glade area which recreates a “fairy […]
AKQA has designed a children’s story app which comes to life as you read it. The Snow Fox tells the story of a young child who is travelling through the forest with a “newfound furry friend” in search of their mother. Using Siri, as you read the story it plays out on the screen, and […]
Jason Bruges Studio has designed a permanent multi-sensorial art installation at Le Grand Musée du Parfum in Paris. It visualises the process of creating a scent and features an “atomized haze” which is associated with perfume bottles. Eau de Cologne, Oriental, Fougères, Floral, and Chypre perfume technologies are all represented. Shafts of light and a […]
Engage Works has designed an interactive table and wall for property developer Shape, based on a map, which shows off new development The Taper Building. Printed vinyl and interactive touch foil have been used to allow customers to interact with landmarks around the property to discover more about the location. Having been used at a […]
Jelly London has produced an animated short film to promote the work that Crisis does during the festive period, while one in four homeless people spend Christmas alone. The film has been created by Jelly London’s in-house animation team, The Kitchen, in collaboration with illustrator, Steve Scott. Jelly London is also sending out bespoke packs […]
The National Lottery ‘Thank You’ from Art&Graft on Vimeo. Ad agency AMV BBDO has commissioned Art&Graft to create a film for the National Lottery’s “Thank You” campaign. The film focuses on a handful of its projects, including land regeneration, historic monument conservation and community music projects, set against Norman Wilkinson-inspired illustrated landscapes.
The Fifth Sense, an online platform from Chanel and i-D has teamed up with digital artist Lucy Hardcastle to create an interactive online space which explores the “sensorial experience of fragrance”. Intangible Matter is made up of five different graphic “rooms” inspired by Chanel’s N°5 L’Eau perfume – Molten, Mist, Beam, Soft and the Fifth […]
Flying Object has designed a gesture-based installation which allows audiences to fill the Royal Shakespeare Company’s front of house with thunder and lightning, to coincide with its production of The Tempest. Responding to the hand gestures of players, the storm is projected onto huge screens in the space, increasing with intensity as players gesticulate more […]
We look at some of the key designs launching at this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show, including Hyundai’s wearable robot exoskeleton and a Lego kit which teaches children to build and program robots.
We asked you to submit photos of your teams getting into the Christmas spirit – here are some of our festive favourites.
The Royal Shakespeare Company has combined a traditional set with projection mapping and avatar technology to create a live, virtual reality experience for its latest production. We speak to the theatre company’s design director about treading new territory in stage design.
Last week, we wrote about a website which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to create logos without the need for a human designer. So we’ve asked – if you could automate one part of your job, what would it be?