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New designs from Inkahoots, Snask, The Partners & more

Posted by Rachael Steven, 20 November 2014, 17:29

Our latest pick of new graphics work includes an open-source identity for an exhibition in Brisbane, branding for global education initiative #UpForSchool and a contemporary new logo for the Swedish Handicraft Association...

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Words of the Umbrella Movement

Posted by Yan Kallen, 20 November 2014, 16:46

In a city where the majority of writing is finger scribbled on the screen of a smartphone, Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement has developed into an unexpected platform for handwriting and handmade typography.

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The Times to screen Unquiet Film during Homeland ad break

Posted by Rachael Steven, 20 November 2014, 14:53

The Times has bought an entire ad break on Channel 4 during Homeland this weekend to screen a short from its Unquiet Films series, documenting the kidnapping and return of foreign correspondent Anthony Loyd and photographer Jack Hill in Syria in May this year.

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Guatemala City type project

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 20 November 2014, 12:55

Richard Heap is a British graphic designer who now lives and works in Guatemala City in Central America. He recently started taking pictures of type he comes across in the capital's Zone 1 district – and in tracing the images in Illustrator back at his studio, he has begun to document the city's urban lettering...

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Unit9 presents launches live action zombie game

Posted by Rachael Steven, 19 November 2014, 16:48

Unit9 has teamed up with a student director and producer to launch a live action zombie game sponsored by G-Shock. The game was launched under Unit9 presents, a scheme helping new creatives make interactive content combining film and gameplay...

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Our pick of the best new children's picture books

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 19 November 2014, 14:33

While children's favourites Alfie, Mog and Paddingon each have Christmas books out this month, we thought we'd put together a special round-up of some of the most interesting illustrated titles we've seen in recent weeks. There's something for everyone this season: a dog on stilts, a bear who wants to read, new-look Richard Scarry and two books about snow...

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Weather forecasts were never so much fun

Posted by Creative Review, 18 November 2014, 15:52

In a rather sweet 'internet of things' experiment from Uniform, three different data-powered devices react to imminent weather conditions

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Sheffield Design Weekender

Posted by Rachael Steven, 18 November 2014, 15:46

After a successful debut in June this year, Sheffield Design Week is back with the Design Week-ender: a mini festival of events taking place in the city this weekend. The three-day line-up includes talks, screenings, a design-themed pub quiz and a new installation from The Designers Republic...

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A Quality of Light: Vintage Classics' Virginia Woolf series

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 18 November 2014, 14:27

Over the last two years, Vintage Classics has republished 14 of Virginia Woolf's works in an ongoing series which includes her novels, essays and diaries. For the series' cover designer James Jones it's been an opportunity to use images from a range of photographers and create a set unified by the strength of its imagery...

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The World Trade Center: designing a mark of respect

Posted by Michael Evamy, 18 November 2014, 9:20

The new identity for the World Trade Center is the latest in a series of recent World Trade Centre marks that look forward as well as back

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