Legendary Chip Kidd, a Batman expert, was inspired to invite some of the world’s greatest illustrators, cartoonists and designers to sketch one-of-a-kind covers with complete creative freedom.
Dr. Meryl Epstein on degree programs offered by Sessions College and their new Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) program developed for adult learners and working professionals.
Drinks design specialist Denomination has created an evocative package for the latest wine varietal from House of Brown, the new second label from Brown Estate, Napa Valley’s first Black-owned estate winery.
Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv creates a new name and identity for Royal Caribbean Group to distinguish the parent from its flagship cruise line, and to make clear that its business includes multiple ventures.
Mucca’s rebrand for The Hermitage Hotel inaugurates a new era for the landmark. Pairing a custom typeface with a bold yellow, the new identity promises a playful luxury experience while celebrating the hotel’s suffragette history.
“Emoji help fill the emotional gaps when representing ourselves online and help us communicate our personal identities, thoughts and feelings in ways words often cannot,” says Adobe’s Paul D. Hunt.
The Museum of Fine Arts’ new identity by Base Design looks to communicate inclusion and community, and to tie the institution firmly to its Boston home. Base also devised the slogan ‘Here All Belong.’
RIchard Poulin has written the first major publication on the life and work of celebrated mid-century modernist graphic designer Rudolph de Harak. The subhead: Rational Simplicity.
ThoughtMatter becomes one of the industry’s few POC-led, women-run agencies as Jessie McGuire is named Managing Partner. McGuire says “the world is ready for new brands and brand stories but they’re still too few and far between.”
Neenah introduces their Environment Mailer, a premium unboxing experience for non-fragile soft goods and garments. It is described as “sustainable yet durable” compared to traditional mailers.
The Type Directors Club’s highest honor recognizes individuals and institutions who have made outstanding contributions to typography. This year’s recipient will be Akira Kobayashi of Monotype.
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Brand design agency Lewis Moberly reveals a fresh redesign for iconic Swiss brand Ricola as it appeals to its global market. The new positioning builds on Ricola’s roots, expressing the brand as nature loving and down to earth.
JDO’s rebrand of BodyMark provides a distinct, yet flexible canvas that will help the BIC brand inspire young creatives to express themselves “without limits”. Photography features a diverse range of tattooed arms.
Buck’s Dr. Seuss-inspired book for Mailchimp channels ‘Oh, the Places You’ll Go’ and is intended to chart and celebrate the brand’s achievements over its 21 years. The style is linked to the company’s brand design.
New Jersey designer Alex Saltzman continues to advance through creative and leadership strides while being honored for her exceptional design prowess.
The One Club has announced its 12th annual ‘Where Are All The Black People’ diversity conference and career fair. It will take place in New York and online October 6-7. The hybrid conference is free.
GDUSA’s Gordon Kaye with thoughts on our 59th Annual Inhouse Design Awards showcase and why inhouse designers are in a position to create an upcycle of effective, authentic and trustworthy communications. Just when we need it the most.
This Q&A with educator Eric Rosenfeld and designer Camdon Wilde explores how Full Sail University successfully prepares its students with the tools to embark on their professional career.
To welcome inaugural members into Radius, Hagerty’s new invitation-only car club, the design team created a membership kit that is an experience in and of itself – surprising and delighting new members at every moment.
In the lead-up to the 2022 midterm elections, AIGA has created resources to encourage all voting-age populations to exercise their civic rights.
Paramount worked with New York-based branding and design studio Trollbäck+Company to design Mixible, a new platform specially designed to keep up with the speed of pop culture and all of the content it produces.
Tabasco enlisted New York creative agency Mrs&Mr to build its global visual identity, with ‘Light Things Up’ as its theme and new tagline. Bold colors and artwork, rather than insinuations of heat, create the energy.
Hoping to remove the mystery of TCM for western audiences, NOOCI partnered with branding and marketing agency SMAKK to create an identity based in transparency and science while fostering accessibility.
Ellen Lupton receives honorary designation to celebrate the conclusion of her tenure as Senior Curator of Contemporary Design at Cooper Hewitt.
The Type Directors Club used the opening of the TDC68 Exhibition in New York to announce top winners in its most recent competitions, as well as special Beatrice Warde and Adé Hogue scholarship program honorees.