I know. Sounds like predictive text wrote the headline, but this is the work of Japanese illustrator / animator Yoyo the Ricecorpse. It’s really neat, in a rather odd way.

Short-circuiting all the usual monologues about the roles brands play in our lives, this installation in the Midlands, UK, takes a sideways look at how we shop: In the shop, some 500 items have been repackaged with new branding developed in workshops with members of the local community: schoolchildren, mental health service users, people with […]

Poor quality puns aside, spotted this fabulous car accident repair centre, designed by Parallax in Australia: “Vintage car badges served as inspiration for a new identity that is at once completely contemporary without losing the company’s heritage.” It’s a really fantastic example of revitalising what’s clearly a pretty standard piece of garage architecture (the type […]

If you’ve not stumbled across The Money Project you should take a look. In its’ own words they aim ‘to use intuitive visualizations to explore ideas around the very concept of money itself.” I found them via an article in Fast Co called ‘All The Money In The World, In A Single Chart’. Here’s the […]

Is the ability to design a innate characteristic or does it have to be learned? I was reading an article by Risto Lähdesmäki, where in tracking trends on UX for the coming year, he centred in on design as a core skill. No surprises there, you’d hope as much. But this trait isn’t only for […]

Whoa. Don’t get the wrong idea, I’m not trying to cop an attitude. It’s the question that’s been rolling around in my head for a bit, that when I talk about design, should I frame the conversation primarily around problem-solving? Ok, breaking it down a bit further, when using design in the physical activity of […]

…well, it is now, courtesy of Dado Queiroz and his Massey Ferguson uppercase characters. “I was commissioned by Dez Comunicação in Brazil to create an upper case alphabet for Massey Ferguson, based on the shapes of Helvetica Neue—their corporate font—and using parts of their world-renowned products, such as tractors and pulverizers, taken out of photographs […]

The saying, ‘written on the back of a stamp‘ often means either you know very little, or don’t have very much to say, on a subject. Or that you don’t have a great deal of space to exercise all the expressive qualities and messages you think you need. These self-initiated Basic Stamps by Duane Dalton […]

We’re in the process of refreshing our identity and our new card proofs just arrived… Rather pleased, it worked out well. More on the refresh as it happens.

Look at this. Argos. Wow. So, all you ‘premium’ retail aspirants, the bar just got a raise. Dalziel and Pow creates new Argos digital concept