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Rebranding the YMCA

No longer catering exclusively to the young, male, or Christian, the YMCA unsurprisingly faced problems in communicating what it stood for. ArthurSteenHorneAdamson has developed a new brand identity which aims to better reflect the breadth of the charity’s work in England. We spoke to ASHA’s Marksteen Adamson about the project…

Financier: a new typeface family for the Financial Times

An integral part of the recent redesign of the Financial Times was Kris Sowersby’s new typeface family, Financier. Here, the Wellington-based designer and founder of Klim Type foundry offers a detailed account of the newspaper’s typographic journey – charting a range of influences from the new FT grid to the work of Eric Gill

New type

This month’s pick of new type designs, projects and events includes new releases from foundries Klim and Blackletra, a lovely letterpress printed newspaper and an exhibition exploring type and manual printing methods…

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

From cosy geladas to luminous squid, here are some of our highlights from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014 winners and shortlisted works…

Horst’s Patterns from Nature

A series of unusual and beautiful images by one of the twentieth century’s most celebrated photographers, Horst P. Horst, have been brought together in a new publication presenting a collection of largely unseen, kaleidoscopic and abstract works, entitled Patterns From Nature.

Port issue 15: Q&A with Kuchar Swara

Port magazine has just launched its 15th issue, which features a striking series of portraits of composer Esa-Pekka Salonen shot by Pieter Hugo, and photo features on New York cricket, sea bass fishing and SCP owner Sheridan Coakley’s Hampshire home. We spoke to creative director Kuchar Swara about the issue, and some of his favourite Port features to date

Bombay Bicycle Club tour visuals

Bombay Bicycle Club’s hypnotic visuals for their recent tour made for a sensory-stimulating show, and they stood-out as the new experiential players at major festivals this summer including dreamy Suffolk weekender Latitude and the hedonistic paradise of Glastonbury. We talk to filmmaker Anna Ginsburg and video designer Adam Young about what it took to create the impressive stage aesthetic and why intensifying the audience’s live show tingle is so important.

D&AD New Blood winners 2014

The winners of D&AD’s New Blood awards scheme were announced at a ceremony in London last night, with two black pencils and 30 yellows awarded to an inventive range of apps, posters and ad campaigns…

APFEL rebrands Curator

Design studio A Practice for Everyday Life has created a new visual identity, website and interface for Curator, a moodboard app aimed at designers.

Teletext lives on

The third International Teletext Art Festival takes place in Berlin next month, showcasing a range of work inspired by the analogue text service…

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