Consultancy Jaywing has created the place branding for Hull 2017, the initiative marking the northern city’s status as UK City of Culture. The logo is an “H” shape constructed out of a series of geometric lines, used against a colourful palette of purple, green, yellow, blue and pink. Gavin Shore, creative director at Jaywing, says […]
All the latest project launches and breakthroughs from across the design world.
Design Junction moves to King’s Cross and overhauls format to build show around more divisible spaces and a new emphasis on interaction.
The four winning teams will receive up to £50,000 each to take their product design concepts to market.
The new college’s three-month intensive graphic design course hopes to get students “ready to walk straight into a junior position”.
Y&R Portugal has designed the Euro 2020 identity, which features bridges and is meant to symbolise the coming together of 13 host cities.
PriestmanGoode has created two new train seat concepts which aim to provide more carriage space for passengers.
Software company Mozilla is working with design consultancy Johnson Banks – and gathering opinions from the general public – to create its new brand identity.
The bottle was designed to be a collectable “object d’art” and is the result of a rigorous prototyping and testing phase.
The studio has created a new visual identity for UKCloud, which provides cloud services for public bodies like the NHS.
Everything from heat sensitive inks and microtext to negative space have been used to help people solve the mysteries of classic Christie novels.
The UK government has committed £50 million to fund the building of the National Memorial, along with an accompanying Learning Centre and additional educational work.
The Google Arts & Culture app for the Natural History Museum lets visitors explore galleries virtually in 360°, and come up close with extinct animals.
Illustrator Noma Bar has released a new selection of prints, which are available to buy through Outline Editions. Bar uses “bold colours, shapes and pared down iconography”, says Outline Editions, and “imbues simple graphic forms with political and social commentary”. The prints range from £180 to £750 in price. You can view them here. Photos […]
Design studio Up^ has created motion graphics for a new documentary film, A Good American. The film is about previous U.S. codebreaker Bill Binney, and the studio was tasked with “visually and emotively representing” the intelligence tool he created called ThinThread, says Up^. Up^ created CGIs, motion graphics and data visualisation for the film, as […]
Design studio and teaching platform Goldfinger Factory has produced a new Tom Dixon range of products, Trellick. The range includes a tray, a stool, small and large plant pots, a bench and a table, alongside t-shirts and prints. The range is part of a crowdfunding campaign from Goldfinger Factory to raise £20,000, in order to […]
True North has designed a collection of essays exploring the relevance of Shakespeare in society today, by looking at the context and connection that Shakespeare has around the Globe. The British Council commission includes Nobel-prize winning writers, politicians and others looking at how Shakespeare has a connection with their society. True North has designed a printed […]
Uniform has designed an “emotional radio” which uses artificial intelligence principals to recognise a listener’s emotions and play mood-influenced radio. A facial recognition feature can recognise the nuances of people’s expressions and react accordingly, says Uniform. It links up with Spotify algorithms and can broadly categorise happiness, sadness and anger. It’s being demonstrated around London […]
The Science Museum’s Mathematics Gallery that will open in December has been captured in a new animation the shows the patterns of airflow around the Handley Page aircraft, which hangs at the centre of the gallery. The layout of showcases, and development of the pod-structures around the airplane have also been informed by the airflow of […]
Design consultancy Studio Makgill has partnered with furniture company H Furniture to create a new version of the WW chair. The WW chair draws inspiration from the classic Windsor chair, and was previously only available in natural wood colours. The new limited edition range, which is being previewed at London Design Festival’s Designjunction this week, includes […]
Designer furniture company Vitra has turned a two-storey building in Shoreditch, London, into an office and lounge space, as part of London Design Festival. The space aims to be an area where people can “exchange ideas on how workspaces are evolving into the future”, says Vitra. The ground floor of the pop-up office includes the […]
Supple Studio has worked on the the branding for Straightline, a new video and podcast app from the Prison Radio Association (PRA).
We take a look at the design of the new waterproof £5 note, which has been introduced so that it can last longer and help to prevent counterfeiting.
The visual identity – completed by ad agency Whistlejacket London – is the company’s first rebrand since it launched 41 years ago.
Consultancy Venturethree has designed the branding for new video company MX1, which will create 360° video for companies like Disney and Facebook.
The consultancy has created a red box symbol for the Indian shopping site, and has updated the typography to make it “digital-first”.
The new energy efficient LED light bulb has a central gold element which illuminates people’s faces with a “soft, ambient light”.
The all-electric Vision Van features a launch pad for drones and is designed to make home deliveries more efficient.