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Design Indaba

As this year’s line-up demonstrated, Cape Town conference Design Indaba is about much more than just design

Your health in your hands

Wearable devices linked to online systems and clinicians could put designers at the heart of a revolution in healthcare. As the AXA PPP Health Tech & You exhibition launches at the Design Museum, we ask where this ‘self-care’ movement is taking us and if we are ready for what it means

Toooooo looooong?

We ask four top ad creatives if TV ads are getting too long, including AMV BBDO’s Alex Grieve, Droga5’s Nik Studzinski, W+K’s Iain Tait and BBH London’s Ewan Paterson

Design Indaba 2015: Day three

The final day of Cape Town creative conference Design Indaba featured talks from maverick filmmaker Casey Neistat; Interlude founder, and creator of Bob Dylan’s Like a Rolling Stone interactive video, Yoni Bloch; plus Dan Wieden and Emily Oberman.

Design Indaba 2015: Day one

Day one of creative conference Design Indaba featured a look at some bizarre and thought-provoking projects by emerging designers, Burning Man co-founder Larry Harvey’s reflections on collaborative art and creating great visitor experiences, a How To of graphic design from Michael Bierut and a talk from The Workers, the London design studio behind Tate After Dark. Here are some of the highlights…

New type: Formist, Hoefler & Co, Studio Feed & more

Our latest pick of new type designs, projects and events includes a guide to combining typefaces from Thames & Hudson, punk inspired lettering from Montreal studio Feed and new releases from Fontsmith and Hoefler & Co. First up, though, is a new style blog with some striking headlines…

Aesop designs logo for Andy Murray

Branding agency Aesop has created a logo for tennis player Andy Murray, featuring his initials and the number 77. But how does it compare to his competitors’?

Proxy: Venture capital meets branding

Proxy is a London‐based venture capital company with in‐house brand studio which creates visual identities, interfaces and packaging for the companies it invests in. We spoke to co‐founder Aapo Bovellan about how the business works, some of its recent projects and the importance of providing design and branding support to startups…

Are ads getting too long?

YouTube has released a list of the ten most watched ads in the UK in 2014. Aside from the mild surprise that Sainsbury’s ended up beating John Lewis at the Christmas ad game, the most striking statistic the press release contained was that the top ads this year were 57% longer than in 2013…

Ads of the Week

We’re only just over a week into the new year, but already the ad industry has surpassed itself, with a plethora of great new campaigns released. As well as Ikea and Nike+, which we’ve already covered, here are the other ads that have impressed us this week…

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Fushi Wellbeing

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Monddi Design Agency