Our 58th annual showcase – sponsored by Verso Corporation – presents 700+ projects that reflect the many ways in which design shapes commerce and culture. And, at its best, communicates the essence of what a thing is.
To reflect both OpenWeb’s evolution and its mission to fuel relationships between publishers, audiences, and advertisers through healthy online conversation, COLLINS was invited to drive not just a rebranding, but a full-on reimagination of the brand.
The world’s largest fitness club brand kickstarts a multi-year evolution centered on its holistic approach to health and wellness with convenience.
Reflecting on the way the insurance industry continues to stereotype based on demographics rather than the individual, Pearlfisher developed for Loop auto insurance a central creative positioning of the ‘infinite loop’ that keeps everyone informed and involved.
As we head into 2022, GDUSA looks back on a year of high-profile rebrands, new office and experiential space openings, and a proliferation of flat logos. Here are our top design news stories of 2021.
C&G Partners partnered with the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian on exhibition, graphic, and media design. The designers conceived of the exhibit as a walk-in graphic novel, aimed especially at school groups and families.
Hyperakt presents a new branding and logo for Brooklyn Defenders, representing over 25,000 Brooklynites a year. The result is encapsulated by three words: Defend, Advocate, Change. The tagline is supported by a wholesale reworking of the verbal identity and communication tone.
A teacher, leader, advocate, poet, and Boston University’s current veep and associate provost for community & inclusion, Williams believes that education, art, equity and justice are essential to transforming our society.
Midwest advertising agency Extra Credit Projects (ECP) for client Guiding Light, are using traditional outdoor advertising in an untraditional way this giving season
The Pantone Color of the Year 2022 is Pantone 17-3938 Very Peri, a brand new red-violet infused blue. The new shade, and the act of creating it, is meant to represent what many hope for in the new year: a fresh start.
Ruki Neuhold-Ravikumar, Acting Director of the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, was named the 25th President of Kansas City Art Institute and will begin her term July 1, 2022.
Zero has partnered with two of the cannabis industry’s founders, Dosist’s Matt Seashols and Sunday Goods’ Randy Smith, to launch cannabis company Studio. After years of serving cannabis companies, Studio marks Zero’s transition to becoming equity partners in a cannabis venture – offering a family of creative cannabis brands that prioritize education, accessibility and reliability. […]
Envelopes.com and Folders.com, market leaders in specialty office supplies, have merged with JAM Paper & Envelope, a retailer of popular branded office and designer papers.
For the 50th anniversary of the M brand, which started as BMW Motorsport, BMW reverses to a classic logo for select models. The emblem puts three specific semicircles in blue, violet, and red around the BMW roundel to represent how the automaker is connected to racing.
Papa Johns is launching a full brand redesign. The logo, designed by Su Mathews Hale, removes the green border and pizza banner up top, as well as eliminates the apostrophe to help distance the chain from founder John Schnatter’s racially insensitive comments.
New OOH, digital, and audio ads from Liquid Agency for JumpCloud target select tech-heavy markets with real IT people and mythologically-inspired copy.
Swedish car manufacturer Volvo has revealed a flat, less colorful version of its longstanding Iron Mark logo. The logo redesign is part of a trend that has seen multiple car brands switch from 3D to flat designs for their logos.
Trollbäck+Company has rebranded digital wealth management platform Betterment, positioning the fintech company as a pioneer for inclusivity and forward-thinkers. The logo evokes a path, a sunrise, and a sense of progress.
Shutterstock has released its annual Color Trends Report. By analyzing millions of image downloads and pixel data, the report identifies the three most rapidly-growing colors, as well as trending favorites in twenty countries around the globe.
A new design for Fox Sports basketball coverage features a court that deconstructs into a swirling series of colored floor planks infused with glowing lines. The elements flow through a virtual arena, wrap around logos, and are transition and bumper elements.
A collaboration between studios Public Address and Works Collective, FIFA’s identity for Women’s World Cup 2023 sees local artists come together to create an identity that celebrates the heritage and culture of the host nations.
The Turner Duckworth design agency recently partnered with The Brotherhood Sister Sol (BroSis) to create a new visual identity for the non-profit organization.
When DIRECTV became a standalone video company earlier this year, it turned to creative marketing agency Compadre to help harmonize its logos for its traditional satellite tv product, app, and streaming services.
The BBC is updating its longtime logo design and adding a series of distinctive sub-brands for each of its major services
Neenah is more closely aligning paper and technology with the launch of a refreshed Neenah CLASSIC® swatchbook and a new numbering system designed for its Neenah Swatch Pro™ extension for Adobe Illustrator®, Photoshop®, and InDesign®.
New LA-based cannabis gummy and street brand, RERUN, is a cult cannabis brand and a collaboration with Pearlfisher and House of Brands – the first in a portfolio of brands to come.