graphic design

Rebranding Nature

Design Directions

Rebranding Nature

To lure Gen Z outdoors and engage them in conservation and climate activism, nature itself is getting a rebranding.
Design : Sports & Leisure : Sustainability
Elastic Agencies

Micro Trends

Elastic Agencies

Responding to the demands of Post-purpose Brands while facing rising inflation, creative agencies must embrace flexibility to keep clients and tale...
Design : Advertising & Branding : Technology
Designer Adam Naccarato is queering typography

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Designer Adam Naccarato is queering typography

With his Queering typeface, graphic designer Adam Naccarato is preserving the legacy of the queer lexicon, as well as signalling its capacity for c...
Design : D&I : Typeface
Divergent Design

Design Directions

Divergent Design

Designers are reframing the narrative surrounding neurodiversity from disability to hyperability through rich visual noise and joyful stimulation.
Design : Intersectionality : Health And Wellness
An elastic brand identity you can also listen to

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An elastic brand identity you can also listen to

Creative agency Reklamekollektivet is using the medium of sound to capture the spirit of The Kulthuset, a music and culture centre in Bergen.
Design : Advertising & Branding : Society
Five design responses to the climate crisis

Big Ideas

Five design responses to the climate crisis

Brands are using design mechanisms to communicate about environmental issues in a bid to increase awareness and action from consumers.
Design : Eco Design And Sustainability : Sustainability
How OffLimits is redefining emotional eating

Viewpoints

How OffLimits is redefining emotional eating

Emily Elyse Miller, founder of OffLimits, discusses disrupting the cereal category and creating a brand built around a full spectrum of emotions.
Food : Branding : Wellness
The internet in print

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The internet in print

London – The Whitechapel Gallery’s Electronic Superhighway exhibition catalogue translates the aesthetics of the online world into print.
Digital Art : Whitechapel Gallery : Digital Surrealism
Abstract-erotic

Design Directions

Abstract-erotic

A contemporary vision of erotica is being explored. Sex is being presented in a playful and stylised context, employing abstract representations ...
Eroticism : Odiseo : She Comes First
Marvelology

Design Directions

Marvelology

The reckless and brash spirit of Iconoclash has matured in the luxury landscape, fusing the naivety of child-like creations and their sense of ...
Luxury Futures : Iconoclash : Jaime Hayon
Wayward Whimsy

Design Directions

Wayward Whimsy

Packaging design is channelling a flamboyant and non-conformist Neo-Kitsch mood, with wayward graphics, kaleidoscopic patterns and neon palettes cr...
Neo-Kitsch : Anagrama : Branding
MTV Bump

Design Directions

MTV Bump

‘I want my MTV’ has turned into ‘I Am My MTV’ in a bold re-brand.
MTV : Emoji : GIF
Secrets of Success

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Secrets of Success

London – D&AD Judging Week brings together creatives from around the world to judge each other’s best work.
D&AD Judging Week : D&AD : Advertising
Designer lives: Self-help book applies principles of design

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Designer lives: Self-help book applies principles of design

Sydney – Acclaimed graphic designer Vince Frost’s latest book, Design Your Life, is a self-help book with a difference.
Vince Frost : Design Your Life : The New Value Economy
Soft Psychedelic

Design Directions

Soft Psychedelic

Designers are channelling the cues of the 1970s into a new aesthetic that is dream-like, joyful and poetically erotic
Graphic Design : Missoni : Futurist Montage
Chopping Block: Japanese cookbook marries food and design

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Chopping Block: Japanese cookbook marries food and design

Japan – A new cookbook of Japanese healthy snacks uses photographs of the ingredients to create a striking design aesthetic, unusual for the genre.
Moe Takemura : Foreign Japanese Sweets : Infosthetics
Möbius Design Studio: Visual Communication

Design Directions

Möbius Design Studio: Visual Communication

As part of a new wave of design talent across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, the all-female Möbius Design Studio is paving the w...
Dubai : MENA : Graphic Design
Norwegian mood: Digital techniques give banknotes a natural feel

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Norwegian mood: Digital techniques give banknotes a natural feel

Oslo – Norwegian design firm Snøhetta uses digital techniques to evoke Norway’s natural environment for the country’s new banknotes.
Norway : Currency : Graphic Design
Modern classic: Print studio creates a letterpress font for the 21st century

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Modern classic: Print studio creates a letterpress font for the 21st century

London – New North Press has created a letterpress font that can be 3D-printed, deftly merging an age-old technique with modern technology. 
London : 3D Printing : Letterpress Printing
Beautiful game: Soho Warriors FC announces World Cup show

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Beautiful game: Soho Warriors FC announces World Cup show

UK – Creative collective Soho Warriors FC has announced its debut exhibition. 
Football : Brazil : Sports Illustrated
Central Saint Martins launches world’s most expensive pop-up

Big Ideas

Central Saint Martins launches world’s most expensive pop-up

Students of the Central Saint Martins BA Graphic Design course are opening a pop-up shop selling limited-edition objects with prices starting at £1m.
Central Saint Martins : Pop-up : Graphic Design
Friendly takeover: ICA’s residency on Dover Street

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Friendly takeover: ICA’s residency on Dover Street

Friendly takeover: ICA’s residency on Dover Street
ICA : Dover St Market : Exhibition
Spoonful of sugar: Tea brand brews bespoke blends

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Spoonful of sugar: Tea brand brews bespoke blends

Berlin – Drinks brand 5 cups and some sugar has launched an online platform that enables customers to create their own bespoke tea blend.
Berlin : Europe : Germany
Monumental puzzle: Game based on MC Escher art

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Monumental puzzle: Game based on MC Escher art

London, Malmo, New York – Digital design studio ustwo is launching Monument Valley, a new interactive puzzle app inspired by Dutch graphic artist M...
Monument Valley : Gaming : London
Charlotte Audrey: Designer and Art Director

Design Directions

Charlotte Audrey: Designer and Art Director

Charlotte Audrey: Designer and Art Director
MTV : Tumblr Art : Inforgraphics
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