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Olo Loco puts a playful spin on the classic game of shuffleboard

London-based studio Sennep specialises in designing and building digital products for the likes of Google, Barclays and the Guardian. In their spare time, however, the team behind the studio have also carved out a niche for themselves creating a series of innovative and engaging digital games. Developed with games publisher Rogue Games, Olo was launched...

Just Pictures exhibition celebrates boundary-pushing photography

A new exhibition titled Just Pictures is the manifestation of author, curator and critic Antwaun Sargent’s interest in young imagemakers working between “the commercial and the conceptual by creating worlds entirely their own”. Recently opened at projects+gallery in St Louis, Missouri, the exhibition features works by eight visual artists chosen for...

Can design save kids from ‘bad’ screen time?

As apps for children proliferate, questions are being asked about the dangers of the screen. But new app OK Play is using design and creativity to build a more positive relationship between kids and tech The post Can design save kids from ‘bad’ screen time? appeared first on Creative Review.

Vauxhall joins the Flat Pack with new logo design

Vauxhall has unveiled a logo revamp that does away with its previous 3D effect in favour of a flat design fit for the digital age, following a wealth of car brands including BMW, Nissan and Toyota in ditching once-cherished details that are notoriously difficult to implement across digital touchpoints. In its first major update in over ten years, the...

Ikea adds to its sleep campaign with a series of striking posters

One of the more documented side effects of the Covid-19 pandemic is the impact it is having on our sleep, with the situation described as the “perfect storm of sleep problems” . Ikea’s new ad campaign, which focuses on the benefits of sleeping well, is therefore nothing if not timely. The brand launched the first part of the campaign earlier this month,...

What to do when the plagiarist strikes?

Of all the projects I’ve been involved with since my career in design and branding kicked off some 20 years ago, there are few I feel as fondly towards as the Studiocanal cinema ident. I remember the day we received the brief; the rush of excitement cut through with trepidation at being asked to create a sequence which would run in front of movies for...

Clémentine Schneidermann traces George Brassens’ legacy in Sète

Though French poet and singer-songwriter George Brassens died over 40 years ago, Clémentine Schneidermann’s latest body of work stands as proof that his legacy is well and truly alive in his home city of Sète. The series, titled Sète #20, is being showcased in book and exhibition form, and is the culmination of Schneidermann’s month-long residency...

How Oxfam kickstarted Second Hand September

Oxfam has inspired people across the UK to swear off fast fashion and embrace a more sustainable approach. Here’s how the charity got its Second Hand September pledge off the ground The post How Oxfam kickstarted Second Hand September appeared first on Creative Review.

The first Photoworks Festival is coming to you in three ways

Launching on September 24, the first edition of Photoworks Festival is centred on the theme of Propositions for Alternative Narratives. With the festival running amid the pandemic, which has upended the traditional format of the vast majority of events due to social distancing requirements and travel restrictions, Photoworks Festival will unfold in...

Penguin Random House reveals winners of Student Design Award 2020

Chi Park, first place in Children’s Cover AwardFor this year’s edition of its annual Student Design Award, Penguin Random House UK invited students to produce a new cover for three widely known books: The Night Manager by John le Carré, Bill Bryson’s A Short History of Nearly Everything, and children’s book Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian....

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