After Boris Johnson announced a lockdown, ministers have been clarifying the new rules – there has been confusion around terms like ‘key workers’ and ‘social distancing’, whether new couples could see each other, and Michael Gove has had to clarify rules for children of separated parents. Given the unprecedented nature of the announcements, what role does design have in communicating the message clearly?
Regarding the current serious situation we all find ourselves in with Covid-19, I am currently showing no symptons, and working from the studio as normal. Having said that, I am completely self sufficient and more than happy to continue to work without you having to make any unnecessary contact. You can ping emails, message through Facebook or bombarb me with phone calls. Thanks
The illustrated book publishers, founded in 1942, has been given a new visual identity by Harry Pearce which features a new cartouche.
Pentagram has redesigned the visual identity of book publisher Thames & Hudson, including a new wordmark and symbol.
Harry Pearce, partner at London’s Pentagram office, says that the new identity is “part modernisation and part restoration” of the brand.
The logo was unveiled along with news of the BMW Concept i4, and aims to represent an “openness and clarity” for the car manufacturer.
BMW has unveiled a new logo, as part of an update to its brand identity.
The new, flat version of the familiar roundel is one of the “first steps” of the updated identity, according to the company. It was revealed with the images of the BMW Concept i4 vehicle and represents a “look ahead” at the i4, which has a planned production date of 2021.
The new logo and brand design symbolise the brand’s significance and relevance for mobility and driving pleasure in the future.”
Clwb Ifor Bach has been open since the 80s and now has a new identity, including logotype, typeface and design system for posters and flyers.
Clwb Ifor Bach has been given a new identity by London-based design studio Nissen Richards.
The club, whose name translates to Ivor the Short Club in English, first opened in 1983 as a Welsh language social club.
A painter and decorator has told how he has won praise from some of the biggest stars in the world for his celebrity portraits.
John Donaldson, 40, from Brislington, Bristol, puts his children to bed then draws his heroes at the kitchen table as a way of relaxing.
His art has been celebrated by stars including Stormzy, Slash, Vinnie Jones and Snoop Dogg.
It even led to him creating designs for the US rapper’s clothing line.
The independent brewer’s new look has been created with Made Thought, it marks a change in the company’s positioning as it looks to embrace a more sustainable future.
Scottish craft beer brewer BrewDog has unveiled a new visual identity, which aims to support the company in its new sustainability mission.
Mother Design New York has begun a visual update for the advice-sharing website, starting with a simplified logo and “subtle” name change.
Mother Design’s New York studio has updated Tripadvisor’s logo as part of a wider identify refresh, which will roll out over the year.
Some special stamps have been released by Royal Mail to mark the 200th anniversary of the Royal Astronomical Society…and they’re out of this world!
All of the pictures are of phenomena which have been discovered or investigated by UK astronomers and astrophysicists.
Researchers believe they are the first to film grey seals clapping their flippers underwater.
Dr Ben Burville from Newcastle University has spent 17 years trying to capture a seal producing the gunshot-like sound, which they make during the breeding season.
He recorded this footage off the Farne Islands, near Northumberland.