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B&B studio design 'boom box' style delivery boxes for Dalston's Soda

Creative Boom

As we adjust to the prospect of weeks, even months, of social isolation, there are many forward-thinking brands stepping up and embracing home delivery like never before. One such brand is Dalston's Soda who recently called on B&B studio to help design its new delivery boxes.

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Medieval Road-trips & the Invention of Print

I Love Typography

We don’t know for sure what prompted Hans Gensfleisch to leave his hometown of Mainz in western Germany for Strasbourg in the south but leave he did, probably in the early 1430s.

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Timeless shell-toes are celebrated for its game-changing team spirit

Creative Boom

Can you believe it's been 50 years since the Superstar was born?

How To Build An Online Presence With Sustainability At Its Core

Just Creative

This article has been contributed by Rodney Laws. In 2020, sustainability permeates everything we do. It’s in the news every day, climate change marches occur around the world, and environmentalism is being taught in schools everywhere. In short, sustainability matters.

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How Do Professional Designers Work From Home?

Creative Market

Working from home is a concept that’s still foreign to many people. However, as a consequence of COVID-19, work from home has suddenly become a reality for more and more professionals of all industries all over the world.

Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for Covariant by Pentagram

Under Consideration / Brand

“Twist and Sort”. Established in 2017 (originally as Embodied Intelligence), Covariant is a company based in Berkeley, CA, focusing on artificial intelligence.

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Growing Up Travelling: Photographs that reveal the inside world of Irish traveller children

Creative Boom

When American photographer Jamie Johnson visited Ireland for the first time in 2014; she immediately felt connected to the Irish travellers living there. She spent the next five years going back to Galway, Limerick, Cork and Tipperary, taking portraits of the communities, particularly the children.

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Noted: New Logo and Identity for Lendify by Essen International

Under Consideration / Brand

“Lend me your Arrears”. 2014) " Lendify is building the next generation bank that is efficient, digital and fair. Lendify caters to Swedish households with high credit ratings who often already have loans from one of the traditional banks, but can and want to get better terms.

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These Viral Visual Explanations Are Spreading Information About COVID-19 Extremely Effectively

Design You Trust

This animation shows how the exponential spread of the virus can be slowed by simple measures such as working at home and not attending barbecues.

Finery Vodka Sodas Feature Crisp & Fresh Branding

Trendland

Inspired by classic cocktails, Finery is an Auckland brand of refreshing vodka sodas with a twist. Fine, organic ingredients served as a base for drinks, featuring blends of teas and botanicals.

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Photography that needs no explanation, Aaron Berger is all about the effortless and the unforced

Its Nice That

Delve into the priceless and fortuitous moments captured by the New York-based street photographer as he reveals why he doesn’t like “clever or intellectual photography.”.

How to manage a remote team

Canva

With more of us doing our day jobs from home, offices are becoming something of a vestigial space. Leaders, in turn, need to adjust their management methods to an online environment and overcome the challenges that this style of working brings.

Meet this year’s V&A Illustration Awards shortlist

Creative Review

The Catmolean Museum by Laura WInstone The V&A’s 2020 shortlist offers up an eclectic range of styles and subject matter, particularly in the student category – where artists have tackled everything from life in a refugee camp to imaginary museum collections and the discovery of the Lascaux cave paintings.

How to build culture in a remote team

Canva

Whether you work in a bustling office environment—filled with a plethora of snacks, the latest music tracks, and the infamous ping-pong table—or as part of a remote team, a crucial step in having a healthy and happy workforce is ensuring that they feel included.

Bright Spots: Five Outdoor Lights That Enliven Al Fresco Living

Azure Magazine

From shades inspired by sea urchins to profiles designed to fade into the background when not in use, these exterior lighting collections from the likes of Flos, Bover and Artemide will help make the most of outdoor spaces – and outdoor life – in both private and public settings. Bonbori by Brokis.

Artist Re-Imagines Classic Paintings To Obey Social Distancing Rules During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Design You Trust

People across the globe have been instructed to obey social distancing rules for the foreseeable future amid the coronavirus pandemic. And following the new legislation, German based artist Til Kolare have reimagined a series of classic paintings in accordance with the law. More: Source.

People are Recreating Famous Artworks Using Whatever They Have at Home During Quarantine

Colossal

Image via Between Art & Quarantine. By sporting a bonnet fashioned out of toilet paper and clutching a celery-stalk cigarette, people are finding ways to engage with their favorite artworks from a distance.

Metamorphic and mesmerising, Sujin Lee paints the most common subject of all: grass

Its Nice That

Looking to the everyday for inspiration, the artist strives to take nature's simple forms and transform them into something mysterious.

Italian Photographer Matteo Carella Captures Urban Tokyo In Noir And Neon

Design You Trust

Matteo Carella aka adjacent.future is a self-taught photographer from Torre Annunziata (a town near Naples, Italy) currently based in Milan. He loves capturing Tokyo pictures both in daylight and nightlight scene.

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The Art and Technique Of Arranging Type

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The Art and Technique Of Arranging Type Typography actually speaks louder than words. Do you really agree with that statement? Many people do not know that several high-quality designers aren’t aware of the roles and values of typography in designs.

Witty ‘Coronavirus Tourism’ Posters Advertise the Thrilling Adventures of Staying Home

Colossal

All images © Jennifer Baer. Global travel may have stopped almost entirely, but the “Coronavirus Tourism Bureau” is ramping up its latest campaign.

Mad River

Communication Arts

An adventurous spirit infuses the portfolio site of this Dorset-based design firm that features bespoke illustrations. Article

Using Photography as a Therapeutic Tool for Those Living with Disfigurement

Feature Shoot

Photography bears witness to the world in which we live, transforming now only how we see, but also how we think. It’s most primal power lies in the fact that you simply cannot unsee what it has shown: for better or for worse, it makes the invisible known.

Getty Museum Challenges People To Recreate Great Works Of Art With Items And People In Their Homes

Design You Trust

The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles challenged those who might be bored while in quarantine to recreate great works of art from the Getty online collection using three items and/or people at their home. The response to the challenge was quite overwhelming and incredibly creative.

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In Porto, a Collage-Like Renovation Animates a Modernist Apartment

Azure Magazine

Though Porto is home to its share of globally renowned projects by the likes of OMA, Álvaro Siza and many more, the Portuguese city has also welcomed a series of more subtle – but equally striking – interventions throughout its architectural fabric.

Quarantine – All Against The Virus: Brazil Designer Made A Boardgame About Quarantine

Design You Trust

During the quarantine period, imposed by the coronavirus pandemic, thousands of people are in their homes trying to make the best of time. Some are reading books, marathoning series, cooking, cleaning or having fun with video games and board games.

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V&A Illustration Awards shortlist features fairytales and refugee camps

Design Week

The V&A has announced the shortlist for its 2020 Illustration Awards. The annual competition aims to celebrate the best work in student and published illustration over the last year.

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5 Design Tips to Follow to Enhance UI/UX

Inspiration Feed

UI/UX design is essential to a well-functioning website or app. User experience can make or break software, websites or apps, but implementing a few of the most common practices can add to user retention.

Synchronized Starling Flocks Undulate in Mesmerizing Patterns Captured by Photographer Xavi Bou

Colossal

?. For starlings, there’s truth to safety in numbers.

How Bullet Journaling Will Change Your Life (Methods and Best Practices)

Inspiration Feed

What Is A Bullet Journal? A Bullet Journal is an analog system that was created by a New York-based designer, Ryder Carroll, to help people coordinate their lives into a streamlined system.

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tbh. Skincare Stands Out

The Die Line

Playful and energetic colours, bold typography and ‘spot/bubble’ motifs were used to create this confidence and positive energy.

Becky and Joe are back with more gooey gruesomeness in new idents for Trolli

Its Nice That

The directors looked to B-movie horror and Ray Harryhausen’s Creatures for inspiration for the creepy stop motion ads.

Bedroom Gallery Wall

Old Brand New

So today, my CLIENT (aka my boo. I’ll be referring to him as my CLIENT from now on. And in all caps because he’s demanding AF) suggested I build a gallery wall in our bedroom where our current Frame TV is. I’m all about gallery walls but I liked that it was simple and minimal.

Designer Spotlight: Micah Lanier

Abduzeedo

Designer Spotlight: Micah Lanier. abduzeedo Apr 02, 2020 Times are definitely changing, the bull market which was one of the longest is over and we are all heading to a global recession.