Wolff Olins global CEO Sairah Ashman discusses the design process, backlash and legacy of the London 2012 Olympics brand on its tenth anniversary.
We delve into the design industry with longer reads, exclusive interviews, opinion pieces and reviews.
Minigolf, Mogwai, and magazines dedicated to letters are some of the past month’s design stand-outs.
Now ubiquitous, the rainbow flag once looked quite different – though it’s always had the ambitions of the LGBT community at its heart.
As inflation soars, we speak to designers about how current living conditions are affecting their work and practice.
In this excerpt from Jean Jullien’s debut monograph, Raphaël Cruyt explores the illustrator’s “rough-and-ready” drawing and satirical edge.
We look back on the life of British designer Colin Forbes, who worked on branding for D&AD and Nissan and helped to establish Pentagram.
Among our highlights for the month are Birmingham Design Festival and Salone del Mobile, and a talk about magazine design.
From an orbital-inspired bar to a restaurant-club hybrid space, these hospitality projects have caught our attention lately.
The inside track of everything you need to know about the new railway, from temperature-controlled train carriages to a regal visual identity.
Design Partners researcher Anusia Grennell shares insight into the world of musical instrument design and tips on establishing a more inclusive approach.
Both London Craft Week and Clerkenwell Design Week kick off this month, while a design podcast returns with a space focus.
Some recent stand-outs from the design world include identity work for the V&A’s menswear exhibition and a showcase of female type designers.
Pearson Lloyd’s Tom Lloyd considers why the metaverse is offputting for many and how the barriers to entry might be lowered.
Big Motive content designer Rachel Orr looks at where the dangers are and shares tips for designers on how to design digital services which help protect children.
Football: Designing the Beautiful Game traces the rise of football to global phenomenon, and the design story behind it.
Folklore-inspired craft beers to a lighting project at a children’s hospital ward are among some of our favourite projects from the past month.
A new exhibition on the design of all things football and a Black designer’s view of industry are among our top picks this month.
From a “Japandi” café to a video game-themed office, these are the interiors projects that have caught our attention.
Fashioning Masculinities: The Art of Menswear has been designed by JA Projects to make visitors feel they are “part of the show”.
Else partner and chief design officer Dave Dunlop heads to SXSW Conference where he finds ethics and real human connection are taking precedent over hype trends.
The Foundling Museum’s new exhibition explores “care experience” within the superhero canon, and the evolving nature of comic books and graphic novels.
As war rages, Ukrainian designers are reorganising their work to spread messages of hope, accurate information, and provide logistical support.
For International Women’s Day 2022, we spoke to women in the design industry about their main challenges and opportunities in the workplace today.
Leaders in design education are teaching a new generation how to think like sustainability innovators rather than designers.