Product Design

Record sleeves of the year #05: Earl Brutus, Closed box set

In the 1990s, Earl Brutus gained a cult following for their raucous live shows, provocative album art and unusual mix of punk, glam rock and electronica. Scott King’s Closed box set for the band perfectly captures their eccentricity and aesthetic. It’s everything a commemorative box set should be – a beautifully produced and loving homage […]

Record sleeves of the year #08: Nicolas Jaar, Sirens

The vinyl edition of Nicolas Jaar’s album Sirens comes with a scratch-off cover. The sleeve is coated in a white ink similar to the kind found on scratchcards and supplied with a quarter, which can be used to scratch off the coating. Underneath is an image of A Logo for America – a provocative artwork […]

Record sleeves of the year #10: Frank Ocean, Blond

On August 19, Frank Ocean dropped a 45-minute visual album and a beautiful video for the track Nikes directed by Tyrone Lebon. The following day, he released his much-anticipated second album Blond (also referred to as Blonde), giving copies away for free at pop-up stores in London, New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. The album […]

Redesigning the Spotify Icon Suite

Last week Spotify updated their icon suite. Here designer Andrea Limjoco talks through the process of creating a set of 600 icons to work across all of the brand’s products and services

How to turn your art into a business: six tips from Lazy Oaf founder Gemma Shiel

London-based fashion brand Lazy Oaf makes colourful clothes and accessories adorned with playful graphic prints. It was founded by Gemma Shiel in 2001, after she graduated with a degree in textile design from Nottingham Trent University. Fifteen years on, it has a permanent store off Carnaby Street, has created capsule collections with Disney, Garfield and Looney Tunes as well as […]

Slow fashion: Finery London’s alternative approach

Finery London offers an affordable alternative to fast fashion with pieces that are ‘designed to be treasured’. Co-Founders Caren Downie and Emma Farrow talk us through launching the brand, building a strong identity and making clothes for women of all ages

Carluccio's new branding

Carluccio’s rebrands

Italian deli and restaurant chain Carluccio’s has launched a rebrand, with changes to its menu, restaurant design and logo.

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Fushi Wellbeing

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Monddi Design Agency