• How the design of the postbox has evolved August 17, 2018
    This week the Royal Mail began trialing a new postbox, heralding the first major design change in its 160-year history, prompting us to look at how it has developed. The post How the design of the postbox has evolved appeared first on Design Week.
    Tom Banks
  • SHAPE: a new diversity scheme looking to get more school kids into design August 17, 2018
    We speak to Kelly Mackenzie, founding director at White Bear Studio, about new initiative SHAPE, how hard it is to break into the industry without connections, and the need to broaden the workforce. The post SHAPE: a new diversity scheme looking to get more school kids into design appeared first on Design Week.
    Sarah Dawood
  • Baxter and Bailey plays with punctuation in rebrand for speech-writing agency AGL August 17, 2018
    AGL works with high-profile people such as Kate Middleton and David Cameron to boost their public-speaking and communication skills - its new identity looks to celebrate the beauty of grammar and language. The post Baxter and Bailey plays with punctuation in rebrand for speech-writing agency AGL appeared first on Design Week.
    Sarah Dawood
  • DesignStudio refreshes note-taking app Evernote’s elephant logo August 16, 2018
    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, the colour green and two new typefaces. The post DesignStudio refreshes note-taking app Evernote’s elephant logo appeared first on Design Week.
    Alina Polianskaya
  • A-level results day shows maths most popular subject as design dwindles August 16, 2018
    Figures show that 103,655 students took maths this year, while 51,900 took art, design and technology subjects. The post A-level results day shows maths most popular subject as design dwindles appeared first on Design Week.
    Sarah Dawood
  • 5 design things to look out for in August 2018 August 15, 2018
    Visit an interactive installation inspired by the Windrush Generation at Somerset House, head to Stockholm for a design festival and more this month. The post 5 design things to look out for in August 2018 appeared first on Design Week.
    Sarah Dawood
  • Pip Jamieson: Creativity should not be reserved for those who can afford it August 14, 2018
    The founder at creative networking platform and jobs site The Dots talks about why art and design skills should not be reserved for the middle class, and suggests how the industry can help diversify its workforce. The post Pip Jamieson: Creativity should not be reserved for those who can afford it appeared first on Design […]
    Pip Jamieson
  • Could a new brand design have saved Toys R Us? August 14, 2018
    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 year. We look at how the brand, which never came to be, was created. The post Could a new brand design have saved Toys R […]
    Sarah Dawood
  • Designjunction 2018 reveals programme for London’s South Bank August 13, 2018
    The annual design fair and exhibition, which takes place during London Design Festival, is moving from King’s Cross to South Bank this year, and has announced a host of exhibitors and installations. The post Designjunction 2018 reveals programme for London’s South Bank appeared first on Design Week.
    Sarah Dawood
  • London Design Festival announces headline Trafalgar Square installation by Es Devlin August 10, 2018
    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. The post London Design Festival announces headline Trafalgar Square installation by Es Devlin appeared first on Design Week.
    Tom Banks

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