Design

Why neutrality is a powerful tool for grassroots abortion...

Designing graphics around abortion is a tricky balance: too strident, they further alienate the people a campaign needs to reach;...

The Grand National gets a galloping new standalone brand

Thisaway has designed a new visual identity for the annual racing event, using big, mud-splattered type to evoke the energy of the...

Why place brands should embrace their ‘difficult’ bits

Is Essex right to leave TOWIE behind, or is it abandoning branding gold? Lantern’s Ryan Tym discusses why the best ideas for place...

A new photo book remembers the bygone era of the office

Shot during the 90s, Steven Ahlgren’s photo series offers a glimpse into a time when our working lives were defined by water cooler...

What Coinbase’s Super Bowl ad reveals about how we adopt...

Coinbase's Super Bowl ad – and the fallout after it – has shone a spotlight on the relationship between tech and marketing. Here Lore...

New Burger King posters feature meaty-looking vegetables

Created by David Madrid ad agency, the posters aim to promote the brand's new plant-based Whopper by pointing out its similarities...

How artists subverted the language of advertising to talk...

A Norway-based exhibition, titled Every Moment Counts: AIDS and its Feelings, showcases work from creatives across photography, collage,...

Logo Beginnings delves into the deep history of logo design

The book, by Jens Müller, uncovers the history of thousands of historic symbols, many of which have remained largely unchanged for...

The do’s and don’ts of creative side hustles

Three creatives share advice on how to start (and stick with) a side hustle – from balancing it alongside your day job to ensuring...

What archives bring to the creative process

Information designer Giorgia Lupi and photographer Tom Wood explain the creative, practical and personal value of their archives

These sex toys are designed to not be hidden away

Morrama has designed a range of sex toys - including a pink, “rabbit-esque” product called Two Good - for Toy Projects.

Should interior designers be paying attention to the metaverse?

We consult designers working to produce digital furniture, lighting and spaces to find out where the opportunities are.

This interactive data visualisation goes inside NYC’s “Surveillance...

Digital design studio Superposition has developed the visualisation in partnership with Amnesty International, as part of its “Ban...

Design inspiration: our favourite projects from February

This month brought us an eerie title sequence for a new Netflix show and a campaign that put a twist on English Heritage’s blue plaque...

Zip the satchel-carrying squirrel roams through this nut...

Straight Forward Design has rebranded American nut company Squirrel, introducing a furry character called Zip.