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Wagamama at 25

Wagamama turns 25 this year. We look at the role design has played in its success – and speak to head of insight Stuart Wright and head of brand Joss Bynoe about what’s next for the Japanese-inspired restaurant chain

Designer vs Developer #7: Becoming a creative coder

In the sixth episode of designer vs developer, Google Design Advocate Mustafa Kurtuldu’s YouTube and podcast series aimed at improving understanding between designers and developers looks at the craft of coding. He speaks to Mariko Kosaka, a Developer Advocate on the Google Developers Relations Team, about the art she creates with code and how developers can embrace the notion of making something that isn’t necessarily useful but still has value.

Sea Design’s “human, soft and friendly” Callcredit rebrand

London-based agency Sea Design has recently rebranded analytics and software company Callcredit, creating designs that aim to position the brand as “a contemporary and vibrant business within a crowded sector.” Sea worked with the UK Callcredit team and consultants Crimea River on the project, which looked to reposition the brand as well as creating a […]

Black and Gold: Kontrapunkt’s minimal packaging for Carlsberg

Danish design agency Kontrapunkt’s minimal cans for Carlsberg Black Gold Pilsner are designed to look as if they have been “dipped in black”. Cans feature a two-colour design and a matt black top and ring pull. Black Gold has a slightly higher alcohol percentage and a more “intense” flavour than regular Carlsberg. Kontrapunkt says the design […]

Illustrated “bookazine” by TLS celebrates Jane Austen’s work

While many would argue that Jane Austen’s themes, heroes and heroines are as relevant in 2017 as they ever were, 2017 in fact marks 200 years since the author’s death. To mark the anniversary, the Times Literary Supplement (TLS) has launched an illustrated  “bookazine” gathering together writings on Austen from the likes of Melvyn Bragg, […]