• New Cartoon Museum will bring “humour and delight” to Central London July 20, 2018
    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 joyful and frivolous space inspired by comics and cartoons. The post New Cartoon Museum will bring “humour and delight” to Central London appeared first on […]
    Sarah Dawood
  • Bringing tiny organisms to life through digital at Cornwall’s Eden Project July 19, 2018
    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 on the world. The post Bringing tiny organisms to life through digital at Cornwall’s Eden Project appeared first on Design Week.
    Sarah Dawood
  • How D&AD Shift is getting those without degrees into paid design work July 19, 2018
    Research shows that over half of designers have been to university, compared to a third of the UK workforce on a whole. We chat to Hilary Chittenden, senior foundation manager at D&AD, about giving opportunities to those who can’t afford or aren’t equipped for the traditional career path. The post How D&AD Shift is getting […]
    Sarah Dawood
  • BrandOpus creates “curious” identity for Craft Gin Club July 18, 2018
    The design consultancy has rebranded the alcohol subscription service, which sends its members a surprise bottle of gin plus other goodies every month. The post BrandOpus creates “curious” identity for Craft Gin Club appeared first on Design Week.
    Sarah Dawood
  • Design being “squeezed out” of state schools, says V&A director Tristram Hunt July 18, 2018
    Hunt has set up a new initiative which will see 60 objects from the V&A’s collections travel to regional museums in the Midlands and North of England, in a bid to inspire more young people from diverse backgrounds to take up art and design. The post Design being “squeezed out” of state schools, says V&A […]
    Sarah Dawood
  • How marchers used art and design to protest Trump’s visit to the UK July 17, 2018
    On 13 July, tens of thousands of protesters marched the streets of Central London imploring prime minister Theresa May to “Dump Trump”, as the US president made his first official visit to the UK. Littering the streets of Oxford Circus were hundreds of mass-produced placards made by unions and organisations. But many attendees rejected these […]
    Sarah Dawood
  • New business Mathers & Wallsgrove focuses solely on rebranding charities July 16, 2018
    Ex-Design Council CEO John Mathers and creative director Bill Wallsgrove have co-founded a branding consultancy, which will look to improve the creative image and strategy of charities to help them attract more funding. The post New business Mathers & Wallsgrove focuses solely on rebranding charities appeared first on Design Week.
    Sarah Dawood
  • Social Mobility Foundation gets a moving brand identity July 16, 2018
    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 career ladder” as it jumps up the logo. The post Social Mobility Foundation gets a moving brand identity appeared first on Design Week.
    Sarah Dawood
  • John Kampfner steps down as CEO of Creative Industries Federation July 16, 2018
    Alan Bishop, former CEO at the Southbank Centre, has replaced Kampfner as head of the independent organisation, with a view to look for another chief in the long-term. The post John Kampfner steps down as CEO of Creative Industries Federation appeared first on Design Week.
    Sarah Dawood
  • SomeOne looks to avoid bereavement clichés with Funeralbooker rebrand July 13, 2018
    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 the “sunsets, flowers and doves” that litter the sector. The post SomeOne looks to avoid bereavement clichés with Funeralbooker rebrand appeared first on Design Week.
    Sarah Dawood

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