Product Design

Trends of the Year: Creativity and Activism

It was a turbulent year in politics and activism this year, as we saw mass protests around climate change, and also increased discussion around diversity and equal pay. Here’s a round-up of the key points for the creative industries

Book covers of the year 2019

Mark Sinclair, Senior Editor at Unit Editions, takes us through the year in book covers, spotting trends for 2019 plus highlighting his picks for the ten best covers of the year

Trends of 2019: How We Work

The way that we work today was put under scrutiny in 2019, as new styles of working – from flexible and remote working to the four-day week – were discussed widely. We examine the key points here

Trends of 2019: Branding and logos

This year saw the release of some major rebrands and new logos, plus real innovation in sectors – from death to the law – that have previously proved resistant to modern branding techniques. We examine the highs and lows of 2019 here

How I Work: Lego’s Roberto Marchesi

As Senior Creative Manager at Lego, Roberto Marchesi has created digital experiences for everything from iPads to AR, but he insists the secret to the world-famous toy company’s success will always be the humble brick

Why brands need to be bolder and braver than ever

The world doesn’t want to spend less money; it just wants to spend it better, says Paul Austin, Director and Founding Partner of Made Thought. Here he expounds on how the brands that can deliver bold experiences will be the ones that succeed

A conversation about storytelling

Punchdrunk’s Stephen Dobbie and Game of Thrones Production Designer Deborah Riley discuss how great stories get told, and why the boundaries between on-screen and real-life narratives are blurring The ability to spin a good yarn is an essential skill in the creative industries. Whether you’re making a blockbuster ad campaign or a long-running TV series, […]

The future of beauty lies in tech

Technology is the now the biggest influence on where the beauty sector will go next, according to a new report from Wunderman Thompson Intelligence. Its author Emma Chiu takes us through it

In praise of Fabien Baron

As Phaidon publishes the mega monograph Fabien Baron 1983-2019, Pentagram designer Domenic Lippa assesses the influence and importance of the art director’s work

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