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«Unwinnable» board game No Worries If Not explores sexist double standards

Design studio Little Troop has developed a limited-edition board game that explores the contradictory expectations and demands placed on women in a patriarchal society. Designed for American beauty brand Billie, No Worries If Not mixes elements of popular board games like The Game of Life and Snakes and Ladders with a hyper-vivid colour scheme to reflect the satirical tone of the...

Playful Jell-O rebrand captures jelly’s «jiggly goodness»

Dessert brand Jell-O has received its first makeover in ten years courtesy of branding agency BrandOpus, featuring a bolder, blockier logo and hyperreal renders of pudding swirls and jelly fruits. The aim of the rebrand was to attract both parents and kids through «imaginative and playful» imagery, BrandOpus creative director Rebecca Williams explained. BrandOpus has updated Jell-O’s logo for the...

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Layer rebrands dog supply company using colours visible to canines

Canadian dog brand Earth Rated has received a holistic overhaul from design agency Layer, encompassing new canine-friendly branding and a range of toys designed for more «stimulating, long-lasting and enjoyable play». The extensive two-year project saw Layer, led by designer Benjamin Hubert, expand the brand’s product portfolio beyond commercially compostable poo bags to include a range of other dog-walk supplies...

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Digital content is all «fed through the same sausage machine» says Neville Brody

The shift from printed media to digital has led to the death of editorial expression in graphic design, according to British designer Neville Brody. Brody, a leading figure in graphic design and typography, told Dezeen that digital media has created a fundamental shift «from expressing content to just delivering content». «When we shifted from print to digital, I think people...

Design school director criticises Dezeen over AI artwork competition

The director of CY École de Design in France has criticised Dezeen over our reader competition to design artwork for a new editorial series using generative AI. Dominique Sciamma said the initiative risked «people thinking that anyone able to type some prompts could take the place of skilled professionals». Dezeen recently ran a competition calling for readers to create the...

Ten AI illustrations shortlisted in Dezeen’s AItopia competition

Following the conclusion of Dezeen’s reader competition to design the artwork for the AItopia series using text-to-image tools, here we publish the 10 shortlisted entries. To help introduce AItopia, our new editorial series exploring the short-term and future implications of artificial intelligence (AI) for design and architecture, we asked readers to come up with visual branding using generative AI programs...

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Tilly Talbot announces «captivating and poetic» winner of Dezeen’s AI artwork competition

British architect and designer Selina Yau has won Dezeen’s competition to produce the artwork for our new AItopia editorial series using text-to-image software.  Announced by AI designer Tilly Talbot, Yau’s haunting illustration was created using Midjourney. It shows a future with two hooded figures moving through a field of flowers facing a cluster of strange, cloud-like objects that contrast with...

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Less than a week left to enter Dezeen’s £1,000 AI artwork competition

Thanks to everyone who has already taken part in our competition to use AI image generators to design the artwork for Dezeen‘s next editorial series. If you haven’t yet, enter for the chance to win £1,000! Our next editorial series, named AItopia, will explore how artificial intelligence (AI) will impact design and architecture. The winning design will form the artwork...

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This week Dezeen launched an AI artwork competition

This week on Dezeen, we launched a contest to design the artwork for our upcoming series focused on how artificial intelligence will impact architecture and design. To mark the start of the series we are inviting our readers to create an artwork using artificial intelligence (AI) text-to-image generators, with the winner receiving £1,000. Along with the winner, 10 shortlisted designs will be featured...

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Dezeen launches AI artwork competition for AI editorial series with £1,000 prize

Dezeen‘s next editorial series will look at how AI will impact design and architecture. To mark the start of the series we are inviting you to create its artwork using the text-to-image generators that are making headlines. Today we are launching the public contest to produce the illustration for our next series, with a £1,000 prize for the winning design. World’s...

Dezeen publishes 50,000th post

This is Dezeen‘s 50,000th article! To celebrate that dizzying milestone, we’ve commissioned a hypnotic illustration by London-based designer and artist Sarah Boris. More than sixteen years after being founded by Marcus Fairs from his spare bedroom, Dezeen is still going strong. The first ever Dezeen post was an unassuming news story on 17 December 2006, and we now publish around 75 every...

Neville Brody and Nike design «modular and slightly industrial» typography for England women’s kits

Graphic designer Neville Brody has collaborated with Nike to create a typography for the England women’s football kit that references the original Wembley Stadium’s art deco origins. The lettering and numbers are an updated version of the typeface that Brody created prior to the 2014 World Cup for the England men’s team football kits. Neville Brody designed the typeface in collaboration...