Simone Post combines hypnotic patterns with bubbles in wax-printed fabric

Dutch textile designer Simone Post has adapted a traditional wax printing technique to create a colourful fabric that combines 3D geometries with bubble patterns. Post, who is also a founder of design studio Envisions, designed the Bubble Block Wax for Vlisco, a Dutch fabric manufacturer that produces textiles for the African market. The brand, which has The post Simone Post combines...

Make Bank’s Print Project sees 20 designers create prints to fund arts education

Social enterprise Make Bank has released a collection of 24 prints by British creatives, including textile designer Donna Wilson and graphic designer Peter Chadwick, to help fund arts education for disadvantaged children. The 24 print designs were commissioned by Make Bank, a social enterprise instigated by Kirsty Thomas, a designer and co-founder of Tom Pigeon, The post Make Bank’s Print...

Glug creates digital database of protest posters for today’s climate strikes

Creative networking organiser Glug has launched its #ProtestByDesign campaign that aims to create the world’s biggest database of protest posters in support of the global climate strike today. Glug tasked a group of creatives from the design and advertising industry to submit their posters to a large digital archive, which currently contains 150 designs. Protesters The post Glug creates digital...

Top five wallpaper designs revealed in Samsung and Dezeen’s mobile design competition

Dezeen promotion: a vibrant rainforest, a personalised flower made by an algorithm and a screen that changes in social situations are among the finalists in the Samsung Mobile Design Competition wallpaper category, revealed today. Five designs have been selected as finalists in the competition’s Next Mobile Wallpaper Paradigm category, which sought new wallpaper designs for The post Top five wallpaper...

Ben Ditto creates «dystopian» campaign to launch People by The 1975

Surveillance culture and climate change are the focus of the campaign for band The 1975’s latest release, which features augmented reality, neural networks and glitchy graphics. Creative director Ben Ditto worked with a group of designers and coders to create the campaign, which aims to investigate «environmental collapse, surveillance culture and the contemporary nihilism that The post Ben Ditto creates...

TBWA creates «soothing and hypnotising» animations of McDonald’s Egg McMuffins

To celebrate the Egg McMuffin being available all day in McDonald’s restaurants in France, TBWA has created 15 satisfying animations of the deconstructed breakfast item coming together. Advertising agency TBWA created the looping animations to promote the Egg McMuffin in an alternative way to standard food advertising that would appeal to millennials. Each of the The post TBWA creates «soothing...

Colourful circles denote contact-lens prescriptions in Dimple design by Universal Favourite

Australian studio Universal Favourite has designed the packaging for contact lens subscription service Dimple, which makes use of boldly patterned circles that correspond with prescriptions. Dimple is a direct-to-consumer service that targets the millennial market. As such, the company needed branding that would stand out on social media and attract new customers — without losing The post Colourful circles denote...

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SomeOne rebrands the House of Commons for the digital age

Design agency SomeOne has updated the visual identity of the UK’s House of Commons to make it perform better across different platforms including apps and social media. London firm SomeOne was tasked with a holistic rebranding project to improve consistency across all touch points, including procedural documents, signage and digital applications. The existing core green The post SomeOne rebrands the...

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Visual identity for Re:publica rebels against digital culture with reams of text

Fertig Design has created a visual identity for the Re:publica conference that uses lengthy passages of text and typography instead of conventional graphics to pay «homage to the written word». The annual conference is the largest aimed at the digital and internet society, and saw its thirteenth edition this year in Berlin. This year’s theme The post Visual identity for...