Offthetopofmyhead’s founder and creative director says there’s no such thing as brand design and much of what the design industry says about brand is incomprehensible, pretentious and just plain daft.
The biggest packaging design stories, from food and drink packaging to new trends in environmental sustainability and the latest debates around unbranded cigarette packets.
From vegan vending machines to zero plastic takeaways, the food industry is finding inventive solutions to its plastic problem.
We look back at the life and work of Pearlfisher’s co-founder, who has died aged 59 and leaves behind her a 30-year creative legacy, including an ample client list, sustainability
From seaweed shoes to synthetic spider silk, the fashion industry is finding inventive solutions to its sustainability crisis.
This year, the showcase of up-and-coming designers’ work challenges everything from ‘manspreading’ and loneliness in older people, to sustainability and smart phone addiction.
Monitor My Health is a new paid-for venture from the NHS that allows patients to take blood at their convenience, send it to a lab for testing, then keep track
The design consultancy recently created the branding, packaging and structural bottle design for Coke’s latest venture, its signature mixers for spirits. We speak to creative director Dave Robinson about bringing
The annual, global awards scheme, which famously rewards its winners with black, yellow, graphite and wood pencils, has announced its 720 winners for this year.
Design Week research reveals equal pay discrepancies between men and women in the same role, a gender pay gap of more than 20% and that three quarters of the designers
Lego bricks designed to help blind children learn, a smartphone concept that gets people away from their screen and a fun campaign encouraging nurses to wash their hands are some
‘This’ is a new vegetarian offering that hopes to those who want to cut down on meat a viable alternative that looks and tastes like the real thing.
We talk to graphic, product and industrial experts about the responsibilities the industry has in helping to save the planet, from designing persuasive visual campaigns through to better public transport
The sweets brand has launched a new campaign, which sees four limited edition pouch designs created to mark Pride events happening across the UK this Summer.
The sustainable fashion company, which sells clothing that expands as its wearer gets older, has new branding that looks to be “more human” and “less technical”.
Experts on branding (Jack Renwick), social design (Sophie Thomas), exhibition design (Lucienne Roberts) are joined by Ustwo design director Helen Fuchs, The Guardian’s digital director Ben Longden and many more.
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Tobacco manufacturers claim a loss of access to the EU’s picture library could encourage illicit trade, while anti-smoking campaigners say adopting Australia’s imagery instead will still be “effective in reducing
The museum’s new Brand Memories initiative is a form of reminiscence therapy, and involves using replicas of 20th century everyday items to trigger recollections from people’s pasts.
Twelve designs have been selected to share the prize of £761,400 for global competition, The NextGen Cup Challenge, with concepts including cup liners, new materials and reusable cup service models.
As part of our series looking at alternative jobs in design studios, we speak to Mike Beauchamp, associate creative director of 3D and experiential design at Pearlfisher, about how
Copyright might sound like fancy lawyers and big business, but its impact is real for studios of all sizes, says Eric Schrijver. The designer and author shares his best advice
Design studio Landor has carried out the packaging project, making the Kellogg’s logo larger and using a bowl of cereal as a “visual centre point” on each pack across the