Channel 5 rebrands

Viacom has unveiled a new identity for Channel 5, which will be rolled out across its TV channels and on demand service on Thursday. It’s a radical departure from the channel’s previous look – but will it make people think differently about 5?

DesignStudio rebrands Premier League

The Premier League has launched a new visual identity for the 2016/17 season, with an updated lion icon designed to communicate a new side to the world’s most popular football league

Fast food and authenticity: who wins?

‘Authenticity’ is the new byword in design for fast food brands as the giants of the sector face up to the threat of new challengers such as Byron, Five Guys and Shake Shack. But, suggests Silas Amos, some of these ‘cooler’ alternatives may be just as contrived as their bigger brothers, whose future lies in simply being themselves

How to have great ideas

Do you find yourself struggling to come up with new ideas? Then these five tips from John Ingledew, extracted from his new book How To Have Great Ideas: A Guide to Creative Thinking, may provide some inspiration….

Author Orhan Pamuk brings his Museum of Innocence to London

Filling a series of vitrines with hundreds of everyday objects, Turkish author Orhan Pamuk has brought his Museum of Innocence to Somerset House. The result is a glimpse of both Istanbul and a love story at the heart of an intriguing novel

New £2 coin design honours Liverpool’s Pals Battalions of 1914

Uniform is behind one of a series of new £2 coin designs which will appear this year. Featuring a stylised image of soldiers from one of the country’s first ‘Pals Battalions’, the studio’s design honours the groups of men from “the commercial classes” that initially formed in Liverpool as part of Lord Kitchener’s First World War recruitment drive.