A better logo for Canada

Canada’s Federal Government has released proposed designs for a new logo to mark the country’s 150th anniversary. Outraged by the quality of those put forward, a team of Canadian creatives have launched a website showcasing some alternatives…

Cover Lesson

There are many ways to successfully skin a mag, and the plurality of approaches can make for more interesting and surprising newsstands

Noma Bar: Cut the Conflict

Noma Bar has dusted off his die-cutting machine for a new exhibition exploring conflict between warring nations. We visited the show ahead of Thursday’s opening to ask Bar about the concept.


Riposte is a new women’s magazine promising intelligent editorial and beautiful design. We spoke to editor Danielle Pender and creative director Shaz Madani about the title, which launches next week.

Rio 2016 Olympic pictograms unveiled

The Rio 2016 Organising Committee has unveiled the design of the pictograms for the next Olympic Games. For the first time, all Olympic and Paralympic sports are individually represented

Q&A with AG Rojas

AG Rojas won the Best New Director award at last year’s UK Music Video Awards. As the shortlists for this year’s awards are released, we talk to Rojas about his year, which has included launching a film programme, and experiencing some crazy-sounding times in the world of advertising…

What’s in a name…

Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum re-opened on Saturday following a major refurbishment with a new name, The Wilson, and visual identity designed by ArthurSteenHorneAdamson.

Rebranding Feminism

Elle magazine has approached three advertising agencies – Brave, Mother and Wieden + Kennedy London – and asked them to rebrand feminism. Discuss.

3D and the Art of Massive Attack

Vinyl Factory’s Creative Director Sean Bidder interviews the man behind Massive Attack’s visual direction, and co-founder of the band, Robert Del Naja

History of a radical type

The heyday of influential Swiss design journal Typografische Monatsblätter is examined in a fine new book from Lars Müller Publishers

ICA’s journey through London subculture

A major new project, ICA Off-Site: A Journey Through London’s Subculture, at the Old Selfridges Hotel, presents a timeline of four decades of creativity in London, from the anarchic, post-punk artistic practices of the early eighties, through to now what is arguably a more commercially savvy alternative design scene.

#OccupyGezi: The art of the Turkish protests

The Occupy Gezi movement started in Istanbul with the aim of preserving one of the very few green areas left in the city and turned into a group of massive, nation-wide anti-government protests. This has ignited a flurry of creative production which has resulted in a variety of posters, banners and street art