Eurovision 2020 visual identity combines song contest participant’s national flags

Design agency Clever Franke has created a logo for the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 that combines the flag and year that each of the 41 participating countries first competed. The logo comprises a series of brightly coloured vectors emanating from the central point of a circle, like a sunburst. It will be used during the […]

Applications now open to Make Your Own Masters course

Stacie Woolsey has turned her experience of unaffordable further design education two years ago into her Make Your Own Masters course, which will take on 10 students in 2020. Make Your Own Masters (MYOM) is now open to applications from UK-based multidisciplinary creatives who “have all faced a barrier to post-grad learning”. The 18-month, part-time […]

Netherlands replaces “tulip Holland” identity with “less touristy” NL logo

Dutch branding agency Studio Dumbar has designed a new visual identity for the Netherlands featuring a logo that combines the letters NL with a stylised tulip. The Dutch government asked the Rotterdam-based studio to develop a new identity that will be used to help enhance the nation’s image on the global stage. The project was […]

OlssønBarbieri designs Snåsa water bottle and visual identity

Oslo-based design studio OlssønBarbieri has created the visual identity and bottle for water brand Snåsa, which is made from materials that are easy to recycle. The Norwegian mineral water company asked the studio to “reflect a new idea of luxury” in both the bottle and visual identity. In response, OlssønBarbieri has designed a glass water bottle […]

Pentagram creates “21st-century identity” for Yahoo

Pentagram has redesigned Yahoo’s logo and branding to give the search engine a “bold and confident” identity for the 21st century. The logo has been designed to be more simple and flexible than the previous design, but also look back to the fun of the brand’s “Looney Toons-style” logo from 1996. “Yahoo is one of the […]

Welsh FA unveils simplified dragon as new visual identity

London design agency Bulletproof has developed a new visual identity for the Football Association of Wales, featuring a modernised version of its red dragon badge. Bulletproof was tasked with overseeing the first major refresh of the association‘s branding in a decade. The brief called for a new identity that would encompass all football in Wales […]

Colourful circles denote contact-lens prescriptions in Dimple design by Universal Favourite

Australian studio Universal Favourite has designed the packaging for contact lens subscription service Dimple, which makes use of boldly patterned circles that correspond with prescriptions. Dimple is a direct-to-consumer service that targets the millennial market. As such, the company needed branding that would stand out on social media and attract new customers — without losing […]

SomeOne rebrands the House of Commons for the digital age

Design agency SomeOne has updated the visual identity of the UK’s House of Commons to make it perform better across different platforms including apps and social media. London firm SomeOne was tasked with a holistic rebranding project to improve consistency across all touch points, including procedural documents, signage and digital applications. The existing core green […]

Visual identity for Re:publica rebels against digital culture with reams of text

Fertig Design has created a visual identity for the Re:publica conference that uses lengthy passages of text and typography instead of conventional graphics to pay “homage to the written word”. The annual conference is the largest aimed at the digital and internet society, and saw its third edition this year in Berlin. This year’s theme […]

Jessica Walsh splits from Stefan Sagmeister to launch creative agency &Walsh

Graphic designer Jessica Walsh has started her own company after nearly a decade working alongside fellow designer Stefan Sagmeister at New York design studio Sagmeister & Walsh. Walsh, who is partner and art director at Sagmeister & Walsh, announced today on her Instagram account that she has launched her own creative agency called &Walsh. Walsh has […]

Summa designs new visual identity for Spanish postal service Correos

Spanish branding agency Summa has subtly rebranded Correos, the Spanish national postal service, with a simplified logo for the digital age and a new typeface. Summa updated the 350 year-old postal service’s logo with a “simple” and “purist” design, as well as introducing the new lettering created in collaboration with Monotype. Summa designed a new […]

“We wanted to create a symbol” with new minimal BT logo says designer Paul Franklin

London studio Red&White is behind the new minimal logo of telecommunications company BT. Studio founder Paul Franklin told Dezeen that confidence was the key to rebranding the British icon. Red&White‘s brief was to create a more modern and “useful” visual identity, replacing the multicoloured globe logo that the organisation had been using since 2003. According […]

Brexit Party logo “a very clever piece of graphic design” says Design of the Year winner

The Brexit Party will receive a lot of votes in the UK’s upcoming European elections thanks to clever graphic design, says Ben Terrett, the designer behind the award-winning gov.uk website. In a post on Instagram, the British designer praised the arrow-shaped logo adopted by the newly formed pro-Brexit political party, which is led by former […]

Alibaba offers bespoke typeface to businesses looking to rebrand

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has released a new custom typeface that its partners, sellers and consumers can use free of charge to establish their own brand identities. The two fonts in the typeface, Alibaba Sans (Latin W1G) and Alibaba PuHuiTi (simplified Chinese), were debuted at the company’s annual UCAN design conference in Hangzhou, China, on […]

Leta and Wade reveal their “purposeful eclecticism” in five zany projects

Brooklyn design duo Leta and Wade are out to show how design can be more fun. The pair talk Dezeen through five of their favourite projects, ranging from a series of idiosyncratic couple portraits to an alternative Valentine’s Day party. A married couple, Leta Sobierajski and Wade Jeffree “do almost everything together”. Their work brings together graphic […]

Pentagram creates Flight Center font for hotel in Eero Saarinen’s JFK airport terminal

Lettering used in Eero Saarinen‘s 1960s TWA Flight Center at John F Kennedy International Airport in New York provided the cues for the branding of the new hotel in the terminal building. Graphic design firm Pentagram was enlisted to create the new typeface for the TWA Hotel at JFK in Queens, New York City, which is slated […]

Creuna Norway creates simplified visual identity for the city of Oslo

Creative agency Creuna Norway has worked with citizens of Oslo to create a new visual identity for the city inspired by its buildings and history. Comprising a simplified logo and a design system made up of basic geometric shapes inspired by Oslo’s architecture, the design is intended to better communicate to the city’s citizens what […]

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