We look at the black and yellow pencil winners from the design categories at this year’s Design and Art Direction awards.
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The film will tell the story of her Jewish, Czech family escaping Nazi rule in World War Two, and will be shown at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
Consultancy Blue State Digital has designed a new website and identity for the anti-racism charity, which aims to reflect the “serious times” that we live in.
The 12-year-old news site has a new name, logo and website design that aim to resonate better with its audience and help restore trust in news, which editor-in-chief Lydia Polgreen says is “at a historic low”.
Design studio UFO has worked on the new branding for the online magazine, which looks to “move away from a Nuts and FHM” mentality and focus on political and social issues such as mental health.
From a book exploring the life and work of Paula Scher through to our poll launched in light of the General Election 2017 – the important design from the last seven days.
The new version of Google’s geographical information program includes additional features such as a series of interactive guided tours from various storytellers, scientists and non-profits.
Three-day design conference Offf took place in Barcelona this month, with the likes of Moving Brands, Lance Wyman and Anthony Burrill imparting their wisdom. We round up our favourite talks and what we learnt.
The tech firm will be trialling its autonomous vehicle technology after being granted a permit to test it on roads across California in the US.
Architectural practice David Kohn Architects is designing the building exterior and interiors, which will house 270,000 photographs, camera equipment and archive materials.
The website has been designed by Stink Studios alongside Pitchfork’s creative team, and aims to drop the “manly” aesthetic associated with craft beer and make the topic more “accessible” to women and younger people.
We visited Somerset House’s new exhibition Game Changers: Another Way to Play and spoke to design studio Matheson Marcault about the inspiration behind it.
Superfried founder and designer Mark Richardson has revealed a personal typographic project called Klaws. The project is inspired by the graffiti that Richardson saw on a train one day while on his way into the Superfried studio in Manchester. The result is a series of numeral, angular typographic designs created by Richardson in three-dimensional modelling […]
The Partners and Lambie-Nairn have collaborated to create a new visual identity for cultural TV channel Arte. The rebrand looks to reflect Arte’s mission to be a cultural channel for all of Europe and change perceptions that it is too “highbrow” and “intellectual”, say the consultancies. The logo has been redesigned as a magnet, mirroring […]
TV show Sesame Street has found a sensitive way to teach children about autism, through the introduction of a new animated puppet character. Julia is the latest addition to Sesame Street, and lives with autism. The latest episode shows her playing and interacting with other characters, and demonstrates how although her behaviour differs from those […]
Jones Knowles Ritchie has created a 50th anniversary campaign for Heinz Beans, which playfully depicts what beans “means” to different people through various can designs. The campaign includes the limited edition packaging, alongside an pop-up café in Selfridges on Oxford Street, London, and a store window display. There are 50 different iterations of the tins, […]
Travel website Expedia has created an online campaign where visitors can explore the different stations of the Stockholm Metro in Sweden. The metro has art in 90 out of its 100 stations, created by various artists. The series of webpages have been designed for Expedia’s Sweden website, and allow users to navigate themselves around a metro […]
The National Autistic Society has released a powerful video, which looks to highlight how isolating autism can be. Make It Stop has been produced for the charity by advertising agency Don’t Panic, and shows a 12-year-old girl called Holly becoming overwhelmed by information from different people talking to her and asking questions. The video, which […]
Digital consultancy Universal Everything has worked with Zaha Hadid Architects and Samsung on a new interactive installation set to open at this year’s Milan Design Week. Unconfined is based on Samsung’s newest phone release, the Galaxy S8. Visitors create their own avatars using the S8, which then take over the curved screens in an architectural […]
London-based consultancy 18 Feet & Rising has created a digital campaign and competition to raise money for Space for Giants, a charity working across Africa that protects wild elephants and the landscape they live and depend on. The March for Giants campaign uses computer graphics technology usually seen in films and games to create […]
Templo has created a recruitment campaign for Plymouth College of Art, which has launched in time for UCAS events this week. The campaign is inspired by “the living and breathing energy of octopus skin,” according to Templo founder and creative director Pali Palavathanan, who says the skin is “adaptable and ever changing.” To this […]
Music has developed this film for property specialists U+I, which is working on the regeneration of the Mayfield area in Manchester. The poem, commissioned by Music, is entitled Manchester’s Sprawling and is written by David Scott AKA Argh Kid. The poem is read over film footage of the derelict Mayfield site and images from the […]
Design studio Those has launched Joto, a display which looks to make digital visualisations more interactive. Joto is a wipe-clean digital display with a pen and eraser attachment, and a mechanical arm that physically draws out images and words. It is controlled via an app. Users use the app to send words or images to […]
London-based lighting design consultancy Nulty has designed a lighting scheme for Keflavik International Airport in Iceland, which looks to reimagine the Northern Lights. The design comprises an interactive installation of LED outdoor lights, which project a sequence of different colours onto the ceiling of the airport’s arrivals and departures lounges. The installation reacts to live […]
Fashion illustrator Jacqueline Bissett has decorated the windows of design consultancy Gpstudio with sketches of outfits she saw at London Fashion Week. The colourful illustrations adorn the studio’s arch window that sits under the railway at Southwark in London, “transforming the pavement outside into a free gallery”, says the studio. Bissett has painted interpretations of […]
In keeping with chef Heston Blumenthal’s wacky culinary style, Seymourpowell has designed a mechanical, miniature sweet shop which will be used in his Berkshire restaurant Fat Duck. The scale model Victorian sweet shop is used to serve the final course of Blumenthal’s tasting menu, through a series of mechanical cogs and pulleys which are activated […]
Es Devlin has worked on the set design for Ugly Lies the Bone, a new play by Lindsey Ferrentino that examines the use of virtual reality (VR) in treating soldiers experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder. The set takes the form of a bowl-shaped basin with moving images projected onto it that simulate the world as though […]
Type expert and graphic designer Sarah Hyndman has written and illustrated an activity book that asks readers to bring typefaces to life through drawing, colouring and thinking. Published by Laurence King, How to Draw Type and Influence People encourages people to delve into the words they encounter subconsciously every day and think about how they might look, feel, smell and sound. We speak to Hyndman about how the book aims to get people away from their computers and engage their imaginations.
Flexible flow chart-style identity is developed to show and to explain the full range of work the charity is involved in.
We headed to Milan Design Week for the Lexus Design Awards, an annual initiative that gives young designers a platform to develop their concepts into prototypes.
Following a rise in the number of accidents caused by silent electric cars, Ustwo is developing sounds which could make the vehicles safer.