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 […]

Strange furry creature stars in ad campaign for The Cunning Little Vixen opera

A furry, fox-like creature moves frantically in this ad, created by branding agency Superunion and animation designer Esteban Diacono for a performance of opera The Cunning Little Vixen. The designers tried to visualise a struggle between man and nature in the motion graphics. Their aim was to capture the emotionally charged spirit of the classic […]

OMSE uses augmented reality to create moving 3D typography for Printworks

London design agency OMSE has created an augmented reality campaign for cultural venue Printworks London that transforms static typography into immersive three-dimensional animations. The new creative campaign was developed by OMSE to promote the launch of Printworks‘ autumn-winter season of events across a variety of platforms. The existing graphic identity is based on the venue’s heritage […]

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 […]

Competition: win an illustrated film poster by Aiste Stancikaite

In our latest competition, we’ve teamed up with creative agency Grand Matter to offer five readers the chance to win the print of their choice, illustrated by artist Aiste Stancikaite. Stancikaite has re-imagined posters for the films Call Me by Your Name, Paris is Burning and The Danish Girl as hyper-realistic red pencil drawings. These […]

Useless is a digital directory for London’s zero-waste shops

Ethical creative agency Nice and Serious has developed an online platform that directs Londoners to their closest zero-waste shops and offers tips on how to reduce your reliance on plastics. Useless is described by its creators as “London’s first digital directory that is dedicated exclusively to showcasing the capital’s zero-waste shops”. The website features an […]

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 […]

Snøhetta designs both online and physical spaces for Norwegian fashion label Holzweiler

Snøhetta has designed both physical and digital retail spaces for Oslo-based fashion label Holzweiler, featuring a muted colour palette and gridded elements. Holzweiler was keen to offer its customers a similar retail experience both online and in store, so asked Snøhetta to design a showroom and flagship store, but also to create a website to […]

EU costs same as Netflix say Rem Koolhaas and Stephan Petermann in pro-EU film

Architects Rem Koolhaas and Stephan Petermann have produced a film explaining why, at the same price as a Netflix subscription, EU membership offers value for money to UK citizens. Released by the Guardian to coincide with European elections this week, the four-minute film sets out the benefits of being part of the European Union. The […]

Competition: win three architectural prints by Emily Forgot

In our latest competition, we’ve teamed up with designer Emily Forgot to offer readers a chance to win three architectural prints. Based in London, Emily Forgot is the moniker for multidisciplinary designer Emily Alston. Her graphic, colour-block prints depict stylised interiors, and are based on a combination of real and imagined spaces. We’re offering three […]

Coca Cola spirit mixers come in the brand’s original bottles

Coca-Cola has released a range of mixers packaged in Hutchinson glass bottles, the design used by the brand in 1894 when the product was first bottled. The Hutchinson bottle used for the Coca-Cola Signature Mixers has a straight-sided silhouette and a bulbous neck. The launch marks the first time that Coca-Cola has re-released the bottle […]

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 […]

Federico Babina merges animals with architecture for Planimals floor plans

An elephant, giraffe and crocodile are among the animals that Federico Babina has illustrated in these zoomorphic floor plans.  Named Planimals, they are the latest series of architectural illustrations completed by Italian architect and graphic designer Babina. Each drawing is intended to resemble “a huge, habitable sculpture” whilst merging the boundary between architecture and the natural world. […]

Facebook puts privacy first with updated site design

Facebook has traded in the blue background of its site for a more “modern”, all-white design that aims to put privacy at the forefront of users’ social interactions. Announced at the company’s annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, California, the new FB5 design signals an attempt to distance the social networking site from the […]

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 […]

IKEA’s iconic blue and yellow logo made “future proof” in subtle redesign by Seventy Agency

Swedish furniture giant IKEA has unveiled an updated logo, although the changes will only be spotted by those with a keen eye for detail. Stockholm brand agency Seventy Agency developed the new ident, in its first redesign since 1983. It sees the blue block letters of the iconic IKEA logo subtly enlarged to snugly fill the edges of […]

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 […]

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