Consider the humble surgical glove, perhaps a slightly comedic request given certain associations but, putting those behind us, see instead a high volume consumable, essential to clinical practice but one with a health warning attached. In this sector even a seemingly innocuous product can have massive implications. Key ingredients may provoke an allergic reaction in […]
(Above: A ‘reminiscence room’ filled with vintage furniture, photographs and art at a Bupa care home) In 2013, an estimated 44 million people around the world were living with dementia. By 2030, it will likely be 75 million. An umbrella term for over 100 diseases affecting memory, language and cognition, dementia is a progressive condition, and […]
As far as I’m aware, my aunt is the only ambidextrous (or ‘mixed-handed’) person that I know. But she wasn’t born this way. Like me, she’s left-handed, only her school found that a bit devilish so they forced her to use her right instead. Unlike those in times gone past, I can’t say I’ve ever […]
“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” Dalai Lama With so many awards shows around, coming up with another one sounds like a crazy thing to even try and attempt. But the one thing that connects almost all of them is an underlying frustration that many […]
A cheeky new campaign for French charity AIDES comes with an important message about HIV
US insurance group MetLife has launched a new logo, strapline and design system in the first major change to its branding for more than 30 years. The rebrand forms part of a wider strategy to put customer experience at the heart of the business – and sees the brand drop its famous mascot, Snoopy
FCB Inferno has had great success with advertising that has featured real people and true stories. We talk to two of its creative directors about the way that agencies and clients can get the best out of working with the public.
“Everyone’s instinct was that if you could find out [people’s] age and gender data, that’s fantastic. But what we learned is: it’s almost useless. [What matters is] not who they are in a superficial sense – like gender, age, or geography. It’s not even what they tell you. It’s what they do.” Todd Yellin, VP […]
A new exhibition at the Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester explores the potential impact of ‘wonder material’ graphene through photography, poetry, conductive displays and a video installation by Rain Room creators Random International
Australia’s Transport Accident Commission and agency Clemenger BBDO Melbourne have created a figure ‘with bodily features that might be present in humans if they had evolved to withstand the forces involved in car crashes’
A new campaign for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy charity Duchenne UK encourages sports fans to use their strength to help fight the rare muscle wasting disease
Artist Tim A Shaw and curator Niamh White have teamed up with leading artists, designers and photographers to transform a secure psychiatric unit in south London. We spoke to White and Shaw about the project and the impact it’s had on staff, patients and visitors
TAONR has launched an ‘intergenerational’ crowd-sourcing platform in an attempt to foster ideas for social innovation, develop prototypes and continue working towards a world where age does not matter.
Freelance illustrator Jamie Kirk has created a colouring zine to raise money for mental health charities during Mental Health Awareness Week, with artwork by Jean Jullien, Brosmind, Ben Tallon and more…