News organisation the Guardian has relaunched its weekly paper, transforming it into a magazine in a bid to engage readers all over the world and highlight its “in-depth journalism”.
The latest project work from design studios across the UK, including rebrands, product launches, app redesigns and new exhibition spaces.
Studio Robot Food has redesigned the branding and packaging for the North American and Australian markets, opting for a “contemporary” look inspired by European patisseries.
Assets designed for the company include a new logo which acts “like a compass”, as well as marketing materials and a new website.
The product, known as Heer, includes a seat that rotates and gently rocks to help calm babies and offer mothers some privacy.
The new badge was designed by Barcelona-based consultancy Summa, which also created a new typeface and visual system for the club
Collins and R/GA have helped the marketing platform overhaul its identity, with changes including an updated logo and new illustrations.
The London-based design studio of advertising agency Mother has created the new branding for the BBC radio station, in a bid to help it appeal to its target audience of
The free show features over 30 artworks that were removed from the London museum’s political exhibition Hope to Nope, after it hosted an event by an arms company in July.
The charity’s goal is to broaden its appeal while maintaining its core base of supporters, according to the design studio.
The terrestrial channel has a new look and a new, animated series of idents, created collaboratively between an in-house team and branding consultancy Superunion.
Thompson Brand Partners has worked with charities Mind and the Royal Foundation to design the Mental Health at Work website, a new resource for employers and employees.
A new gallery devoted to the intersection of science and art has opened with its first exhibition, Hooked, which delves into the psychology behind addictions, from drugs to gambling and
As Carlsberg unveils a sleek new branding design this month, alongside updated packaging that looks to reduce its plastic waste production, we speak to Taxi Studio about how the beer
The £50m refurbishment project has been led by architectural firm Stanton Williams, and features areas that the public can use without having to buy a ticket to a performance.
The start-up has a new visual identity designed by Wolff Olins, one year after being embroiled in a host of scandals, and two years after its last brand was launched
The education website now offers a more personalised teaching service for students aged three to 16+, and the new look hopes to represent this broader scope.
Design studio The Team has given the charity a new identity centred around the equals symbol, in a bid to highlight its aim to make the UK a better place
The festival, which will run in October and is focusing on the work of pioneering female authors, is now in its 12th year and has been given a new look
The award and exhibition, which is now in its 11th year, celebrates the best in design across graphics, products, transport, digital, architecture and fashion.
Design studio Nomad has created new branding for the top three tiers of professional-level women’s football, with the aim of inspiring more girls aged seven to 15 to get involved.
Designer Marc Donaldson shares the journey of creating a “readable” logo for the organisation, with help from members of the blind and partially-sighted community.
The two high-street retail chains, alongside their parent company John Lewis Partnership, have a new, unified identity, which looks to link up all three brands coherently and emphasise how employees
The huge design exhibition, which takes place every two years, has seen 40 countries across six continents create designs in response to the theme Emotional States.
The department store chain has revealed a fresh new look and accompanying marketing campaign created by Mother Design, which follows a difficult financial year for the company.
The OneStep+ lets photographers access new creative tools with the Polaroid Originals app using Bluetooth
ANNA stands for Absolutely No-Nonsense Admin and is available to any self-employed creative freelancer or small business that wants help organising their finances, from invoices to expenses.
NB Studio has worked with Better Bankside to commission 45 creatives including Morag Myerscough, Alan Kitching and Supermundane to create colourful flags that will fly across Borough Market during London
The herbs and spices range has been given new packaging by studio BrandOpus, to better showcase the ingredients within jars and encourage more people to cook at home.
The set of eight, Royal Mail stamps have been designed by studio Hat-trick in collaboration with typographer Kelvyn Laurence Smith, and aim to convey the feeling of watching a play.
The world’s largest library and the official reading room of the American Government has a new visual identity that looks to symbolise bookcases through an animated logo.
Product designer Hans Ramzan has created a simple kit that costs only £4 to produce and allows patients to prick their own fingers to test for the disease.
Design studio SomeOne has created a new visual identity for the Wolverhampton Wanderers, with the aim of helping the club target a “more global audience”.
The British National Formulary (BNF) is a printed catalogue of drugs for doctors, nurses and pharmacists, updated and released twice a year – now there’s an app version, making searching,
The studio has designed the identity, marketing campaign and wayfinding for the new museum, which is based in a historic building in former Roman town St Albans, and will feature
The club’s refreshed retail concept features LED signposting, a core colour palette of blue and gold to reflect the team colours, and a zig-zag pattern used throughout.
The drinks giant has rolled out a new, uniform style of packaging, can and bottle design, which look to encourage more people to opt for no sugar, according to the
The health and fitness company, which owns private hospitals and gyms across the UK, has been given a new identity by Handsome Brands to unify its former, “disparate” look.
AGL works with high-profile people such as royalty and politicians to boost their public-speaking and communication skills – its new identity looks to celebrate the beauty of grammar and language.
The app, which allows users to write notes on a smartphone or computer in many different forms, has been given a refined visual identity focused on an updated elephant symbol,
Design studio Lippincott was commissioned to create a new visual identity for the toy store chain, which was fully completed – just before the company filed for bankruptcy earlier this
Visitors will speak to a lion sculpture, which will remember the words it has heard before “roaring” them back in the form of projection mapped poetry.
RAF Stories: The First Hundred Years 1918-2018 aims to bring to life the stories of those who served, while placing visitors in the cockpit and giving them ethical questions to
The Pentagram partner has created an identity, moving idents and promotional materials for the new content season, which has been put on by the BBC to mark 100 years since
A new look based on a grid system has been devised for broadcaster Fox Sport Netherlands’ coverage of the top Dutch football league Eredivisie
The studio has designed the branding for the company, which has recently changed its name from Pinewood Television, and concocted a make-believe town as part of the new identity.
The first branch of the European hotel brand aimed at “millennials” has opened in London, and has been given a pink-and-purple identity that uses skewwhiff typography as its main element.
The charity has recently merged with Beating Bowel Cancer, so has been rebranded by The Team in a bid to reflect the “human” side of the organisation.
The graphic designer, who was also behind Calvin Klein’s latest rebrand, has given fashion house Burberry a new look, which has been revealed on Instagram this week.
Stake has been repositioned for amateur investors in Australia so that they can access global financial markets.
Studio Designwerk is behind the branding for the European sporting spectacular, which will see 4,500 athletes compete across seven sports for two weeks in Berlin and Glasgow.
De La Rue has designed five new notes to commemorate the centenary of Mandela’s birth, which tell the story of the anti-apartheid revolutionary’s life through images.
Free internet browser Firefox is branching out into new apps and services, and is undergoing a rebrand to reflect this, so parent company Mozilla has launched two possible identity designs
The Twentytwo brand has been created through a collaborative process which has seen the consultancy work with seven creatives whose work responds to the building.
The tech giant is soon to release its adaptive controller, a gaming handset for those with limited mobility, and has also considered how to make it easy for people to
The retail space is a new venture from the Japan Centre, and features fresh food stalls, a supermarket, and “theatrical” spaces that will host events to teach visitors about regional
Coding novices and experts, along with avid Hogwarts fans, can now create their own wands and cast spells in a new kit from Kano combining physical and digital to teach
The mobile-only bank has designed two debit cards that are portrait-orientated and hide customer details on the back, in a bid to improve security and be used more intuitively.
Ukraine has declared itself open for business and tourism with its new brand identity, which looks to present the country as a place of opportunity.
FS Benjamin is a serif type dedicated to the capital city, and features a launch campaign that celebrates the diversity of London through pairing together eclectic sounds from its streets
The official organisation for Girl Guides in the UK has overhauled its range of activities, including new skills such as coding, human rights and inventing, and has commissioned studio Red
Sam Jacob Studio has been commissioned to design the exhibition spaces and interiors of the new Cartoon Museum, and will work with graphic design studio Fraser Muggeridge to create a
Kin Design has created interactive installations for the Eden Project’s new permanent show Invisible Worlds, which delves into the fascinating stories of miniscule micro-organisms, and the impact humans have made
The design consultancy has rebranded the alcohol subscription service, which sends its members a surprise bottle of gin plus other goodies every month.
Jones Knowles Ritchie has rebranded the charity — which helps young people from disadvantaged backgrounds get into their dream careers — with a playful, animated “o” symbol that “climbs the
The funeral comparison service has taken on new name Beyond, and design studio SomeOne has given it a new identity centred around a three-dimensional, cartoon man, which looks to counter
A new, independent magazine celebrating classic graphic symbols has launched, based on a popular Instagram account created by a London-based designer.
The studio has designed the visual identity for sports network Eurosport’s cycling coverage, which lasts 200 days and features 110 events, including the Tour de France and more.
A Bath-based graphic designer has reinterpreted the classic NHS logo and turned it into a positive badge that is being sold to raise money for charity.
Homophobia is still rife in football culture – so creatives from across the world have come together to design six, rainbow-inspired shirts for the World Cup, which will be sold
A charity art project has been organised by the Imperial Health Charity, which has commissioned seven illustrators and artists to create healthcare-inspired prints that will be sold to raise money
Design studio Layer has designed a connected vest, pod and app which work together to track distance, acceleration, heart rate and more, to help amateurs and professionals improve their game.
The Leeds-based theatre, which helped to develop the careers of playwright Alan Bennett and actor Maxine Peake, has been rebranded by Reggie London to reference its history and reflect its
The previously Virgin-owned trainline has been temporarily renationalised and taken over by the Government, and given a new name and identity to match by studio BrandCooke.
The Pentagram partner and his team have redesigned and rebranded the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s magazine, a print publication dedicated to new tech, drawing on designs created by Muriel Cooper
London-based consultancy LoveGunn has created a series of type-based posters inspired by 20th century Russian Futurism and Constructivism for this year’s World Cup.
The WC2018 predictor lives as a website and Instagram feed, displaying a number up to 100 for each country that indicates how well it’s likely to perform in the tournament.
Glasgow-based studio Tangent has created the campaign imagery for this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival.
True North has given the research group a new name and brand identity, including an animated page-turning logo to show how it is constantly “discovering” new developments in scientific and
The London-based consultancy has created illustrative designs for the African health food brand’s new range of “super teas”, which are inspired by traditional fabric patterns from the continent.
The studio, based in Monterrey, Mexico, has worked on naming, branding, copy, a custom typeface, art direction and photography for the brand, which works in collaboration with
The website, which was founded in 2007, features reviews of over 220,000 online businesses, and has a new identity designed by Venturethree centred around a green star symbol.
Studio Blackburn is attempting to combat the “garish and unattractive” charts used to track match results of football tournaments with its Russian-influenced set of three posters.
This year saw the most popular awards yet, and winning entries include a set of cushions embroidered with penises, some hectic children’s magazine illustrations and build-your-own packaging for a range
Ogilvy, the advertising agency founded in 1948 that now operates across 80 countries, has new typographic branding inspired by its founder’s history as a writer and love of the colour
Studio Commission has rebranded design research group FranklinTill with a simple, rectangular logo that is filled with various colour combinations, depending on where and how it is applied.
The studio has rebranded the football competition with an animated starball icon that lights up as something spectacular happens on-screen.
Visuals have been released of the retail and food spaces that will sit in the new Scottish design museum, which are being created by Lumsden Design.
Studio Robot Food has given the Co-op range of beers, cider and spirits a new look with a consistent style and colour palette, that aims to change perceptions of supermarket-branded
A new book written by ex-Design Museum curator Libby Sellers profiles 25 past and present influential designers, from Ray Eames to Es Devlin, and aims to provide some much-needed insight
Polymer £5 and £10 notes issued by Ulster Bank will enter circulation in 2019 – we speak to Nile, the design studio behind the new notes, about celebrating migration, indigenous
Toxic emissions, caused by traffic and factories, are linked to 40,000 deaths a year in the UK. Makerversity, a co-working and making space for creatives, set about challenging designers to
The Frontiers of Design has been produced by New York-based studio Doberman, and features short interviews with 20 influential designers, sharing their views on topics such as diversity, ethics, the
Design studio Turquoise has given the European football competition a refreshed look, which uses the shape of the league’s trophy as inspiration for the graphics.
FixCamp is a three-week programme in Brixton, South London, that will teach young people about everything from 3D-printing to how to work in a team, and hopes to involve locals
The independent music and arts festival based in Wales is in its 16th year, and celebrates its non-corporate ethos by commissioning a different illustrator annually to create its look and
A set of six stamps have been released to mark the 250th birthday of the Royal Academy of the Arts, and have been designed by renowned artists.
Earth is a kit made up of a model globe and smartphone app that uses augmented reality and artificial intelligence to teach people about the history of the world.
The design studio has created an abstract logo of a bridge reflected on water to represent the charity, which looks to protect and maintain England and Wales’ waterways.
Weird World Cup is a project that sees 20 illustrators create humorous artworks, which will be sold online to raise money for education charity Football Beyond Borders.
To mark the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s blockbuster science fiction film, Glazier Design has created a set of eight stamps that contain secret messages for fans.
Kempinski, which was founded in Berlin in 1897, is Europe’s oldest five-star hotel group, and has been given a new visual identity by Paris-based studio Work in Progress.
Founded in 1907, the Scouts was set up as an organisation to help young people develop life skills and now, it has a UK membership of 450,000 children and 115,000
The Italian ice-cream brand, which turns 60 next year, has launched a “simplified” new look created by Design Bridge that aims to appear “younger and fresher”.
The short-term rental brand has launched Airbnb Cereal, a new typeface set in six weights that looks to increase “readability” across its website and app, and print materials.
The new kit has been designed by Samsung’s in-house creative lab Kitten Planet, and includes an app and smart toothbrush that looks to encourage kids through play.
Studio Almighty has given the new skincare range a visual identity that is inspired by the periodic table of chemical elements, used alongside a pastel colour palette and “humanising” photography.
Print! Tearing It Up is a new exhibition opening in June that will delve into the art of the independent magazine, looking at print publications from the last 100 years.
Supple Studio has designed the visual identity for a new podcast series aimed at young adults, which will discuss all things sex, from HIV to addiction.
Charity Waste Free Oceans has created the environmentally friendly book in collaboration with illustrator Chervelle Fryer and tech company Teijin.
Baxter and Bailey has designed a recruitment campaign for the London university in a bid to show that it offers more than art and design courses.
The Mexican chain’s new restaurant in Shoreditch is hoping to help it “refocus its brand”, and has been given a colourful, food market-inspired look by the consultancy.
D&AD has launched its eclectic branding for its annual festival and awards, taking place this week – we look at how it was co-designed by Hato and thousands of people
The museum will work with research studio Forensic Architecture on the installation, which is inspired by this year’s theme of “emotional states”.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.
Mangobot has been created by tech start-up Little Tinkerer, and can be used to demonstrate basic coding principles to younger children as well as more difficult concepts as they get
The print edition magazine will put greater emphasis on “visual storytelling”, with more room for photography and two new typefaces that are named after historic explorers associated with the brand.
The animal charity has been renamed simply as Battersea, and its new identity features playful, watercolour illustrations that depict different breeds of cats and dogs.
The company’s new identity sees a black and white colour palette, and words that are “hidden” within the branding to reflect the nature of its work.
Zag has created a new logo and design system for the online retailer, based on the brand proposition “for the home obsessed”.
Jambo! is aiming to “raise the profile” of African cuisine in London, and has developed a colourful identity based around a speech bubble symbol.
Kids can use “Wollos” to understand the value of money in the Pigzbe world, which has been designed by a team including Jon Marshall and branded by Studio.Build.
Abbott Miller has led the brand refresh, which sees an updated “blue box” logo that aims to work across both print and digital.
Salary Finance has been given a new look by Ragged Edge, featuring a “smiling” logo and a “warm” colour palette of pink and blue.
1,000 brand colour combinations have been created to reflect the variations of moods and feelings that children experience and deal with.
The UK-based property company’s updated identity aims to prevent its sub-brands from being “pigeonholed”.
Broadgate has been given a new look by Dn&co, which looks to “change perceptions” of the area and showcase its cultural offering.
A year-long initiative called Mackintosh 150 has been launched to mark the anniversary of the Scottish designer.
A new TV channel targeting the African diaspora has been designed by DADA and draws influence from traditional and contemporary African culture.
Village Green has rebranded the art and design graduate show to coincide with its 33rd edition, which takes place this summer.
London-based consultancy Ragged Edge has redesigned the identity for mortgage broker Trussle, featuring a simple, graphic logo that symbolises an “open door”.
Paula Scher has led the rebrand, which sees a new “e” symbol and a bespoke typeface called Expedia Group Display.
New look Hikma brand designed to work on the same global scale that the company now does.
Design studio Start has created Folio, an online platform where the university’s 20,000 art and design students can upload their own work, and like and share other people’s.
Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv has redesigned the tennis tournament’s logo, drawing inspiration from its existing flaming ball symbol.
The museum has been renamed as D-Day Story and given a new look by StudioLR to help it appeal to a wider audience.
Banking start-up Tide has revealed the portrait card design as part of a wider rebrand by consultancy Article.
Dalziel & Pow has given the building society and bank a new store design that aims to create a more “homely” feel for high-street banks, while ditching closed counters to
Design studio SomeOne has given Parliament a rebrand to make it easier to access and use online, distinguishing it from the Houses of Parliament so it is centred around the
The fashion brand’s latest opening includes high tech features such as LED windows and touchscreen tables.
Developer Zach Lieberman and artist Molmol Kuo have launched an app that lets users create typography and graphics in their surroundings by using augmented reality technology.
The organisation, which gives the public access to hundreds of privately-owned houses and gardens across the UK, is looking to raise awareness, boost memberships and reveal itself as the UK’s
Charity New Story and construction company Icon have worked together to create a home using 3D-printing, an “affordable” and “fast” alternative to traditional house-building methods.
Technology Will Save Us, the studio behind many kids’ games that educate through play, has brought out a new interactive kit with Marvel Comics that aims to inspire children to
Lafayette Anticipations is a new cultural space that will showcase visual art and performances, as well as hosting a workshop in its basement for artists and designers. Wolff Olins has
The wildlife charity has launched the Shark Conservation and Elephant Crisis funds, and Superfried Studio has given them visual identities that trick the eye with optical illusions.
Female Union Films, a new production company, has been given a bold, monochrome visual identity by design studio Ahoy that aims to promote gender equality in the male-dominated film industry.
The Pentagram partner has given the film and TV review website a new logo, icon range and colour palette for the first time since 2001.
Discussed at this year’s Design Indaba, Spin Studio has given the BBC’s in-house creative team its own branding, which is a playful take on the existing BBC logo.
German car company Audi recently revealed a rebrand to improve its digital presence and online user experience; now, it is launching an interactive tool that encourages people to play with
The upcoming feature film from American director Gary Hustwit will delve into the life and work of the German designer, who is responsible for creating hundreds of products for Braun,
Made Thought has created the logo and campaign for Plastic Free Aisle, an initiative launched in collaboration with environmental charity A Plastic Planet and Dutch supermarket chain Ekoplaza.
Andy Cooke, creative director at studio Weather, runs us through his new book Graphic Design For, which explores graphics’ impact on everything in the world around us.
Discussed at this year’s Design Indaba, product designer Renata Souza has created a prototype colourful insulin pen and illustrated tattoo kit, which aims to teach children with type one diabetes
Discussed at this year’s Design Indaba conference, Brck is a Kenya-based start-up that gives school kids in rural areas access to the internet and new learning materials. We speak to
The revamped Great Hall’s permanent exhibition space is part of the museum’s redevelopment masterplan, which is set to be completed by 2025.