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Soundation Gets Design Overhaul by Kurppa Hosk
Born from equal parts passion and need, Soundation was created to offer a powerful and high-quality online music production service for newcoming producers.
FITC Toronto 2019: The Technology & Creativity Conference
The 2019 FITC Toronto, a globally recognized industry event showcasing the best the world has to offer in design, digital development, media and innovation in creative technologies, will be held April 29-May 1 at the Hilton Toronto hotel in Ontario, Canada.
White Bear Studio Rebrands CPA Ireland
White Bear Studio recently created a new branding for CPA Ireland. CPA (Certified Public Accountants) is a highly regarded and well-established qualification. However CPA Ireland's brand was in need of an update.
UX Copenhagen 2019
The fifth UX Copenhagen, a two day conference for professionals working with and around User Experience Design, will be held March 18-19 at the CfL. Attendees will hear about some of the newest trends in the field, presented by a diverse panel of speakers ranging from super gurus to juniors, from companies that range from being front-runners in User Experience to those who are just starting to create UX teams.
Shutterstock's 2019 Color Trends Report Reveals Pink, Green and Purple as Top Colors Around the World
Shutterstock has released its 2019 Color Trends report, which identifies the top three universally popular colors that are surging year-over-year as well as local favorites from around the world.
Straight Forward Design Rebrands 'Unsung' British Leather Goods Brand Tusting
Straight Forward Design has developed a fresh new identity and voice for British leather goods makers Tusting.
40th Annual Telly Awards Are Now Open
The Telly Awards has launched its annual call for entries with new categories honoring outstanding work in serialized branded content and live video. Founded in 1979 to honor commercials made for cable and local TV, The Telly Awards recently renewed itself for the multi-screen era.
Crowd Designs Social Advertising Campaign for Napa Valley Film Festival
Crowd has designed the digital marketing campaign for Napa Valley Film Festival, an annual celebration of food, film, and wine, lighting up the towns of Napa, Yountville, Calistoga and St. Helena at the most colorful time of the year.
me&dave Rebrands Homeless Charity robes
me&dave recently rebranded Southwark-based homeless charity robes, to help it attract the investment it needs to continue its life-saving work on the streets of London.
Carter Wong Unveils New Visual Identity for Kin + Carta
Carter Wong has created a new visual identity for international marketing services group St Ives - now rebranded as Kin + Carta.
Dieline Relaunches with New Identity from Jones Knowles Ritchie
Dieline has received a refreshed creative platform and bold new identity developed by Jones Knowles Ritchie.
Stephen Kelleher Rebrands Gunner
Stephen Kelleher has completed the rebranding of Gunner, an award-winning animation studio based in Detroit. Having established itself as one of the most exciting new voices in the motion design industry, Gunner wanted to refresh its identity to reflect its position as a force to be reckoned with on the global stage.
2019 New York Festivals AME Awards Open for Entries
The 2019 New York Festivals AME Awards is now open for submissions. Founded in 1994, the AME Awards honors international work that demonstrates ground-breaking solutions to challenging marketing problems.
UX Vilnius 2018
UX Vilnius 2018 is a design conference for professionals working with and around User Experience Design. The conference will be held in Lithuania on November 13, 2018.
COLLINS Partners with Mailchimp to Create New Brand System
Mailchimp has launched a fully redesigned brand identity and design system today to better support its customers as its business and services evolve into a full-service marketing platform.
Frontend Voted UX Winner in Fast Company Awards 2018
Frontend.com was honored as a winner by Fast Company in its annual Innovation by Design Awards for 2018 in the User Experience category.
Ragged Edge Adds a Dose of Fun to the Sharing Economy with Whirli
From strategy and naming, through to identity and launch, Ragged Edge worked with entrepreneur Nigel Phan to build an exciting proposition centered around swapping for toys instead of shopping for toys.
Sheridan&Co Designs Brand and Product Concept for The Y Code
Sheridan&Co has created a new brand and product concept, 'The Y Code,' which aims to repurpose male cosmetics for the 'everyday man.'
Michael Wolff, NB Studio & Alice Bowsher Help Create Identity for ANNA
Michael Wolff, NB Studio and Alice Bowsher have created the identity for a new financial service for creative professionals, freelancers and sole traders called ANNA Money.
Communication Arts 25th Annual Interactive Competition
Communication Arts magazine is calling for submissions for its 25th Interactive Competition. The annual competition celebrates the best work being done for the Web, Desktop, interactive installation and handheld devices. Student work is also being accepted.
Edenspiekermann Creates Brand Design for Revolutionary Body-scanning Device
Edenspiekermann recently created the brand design and strategy for Naked, the world's first home 3D body scanner.
Sub Rosa Creates New Visual Identity and Website for STARR Restaurant Group
Recently STARR Restaurants tapped Sub Rosa to redesign a more user-friendly website for 33 of the restaurant group's restaurants across five cities.
me&dave Breathes New Life Into Royal Mint Court
me&dave has designed a refreshing and unique branding strategy for London institution Royal Mint Court.
Adobe Adds 600+ Monotype Fonts to Typekit
Adobe has added 665 fonts from Monotype to its Typekit library. Many of the Monotype fonts now available for sync were originally designed in the early 20th century and have been updated and refined over the years to bring them from their original use cases such as the letterpress, hot-metal typesetting and phototypesetting to the digital era.
Spicefire Creates Direct-to-consumer Brand Happy Go Healthy
Spicefire recently created branding, naming and packaging design for the new direct-to-consumer dog health supplement Happy Go Healthy.
2019 One Show: Call for Entries
The One Club is now calling for entries for the 2019 One Show, the world's most prestigious awards show recognizing the best creative work in advertising, interactive, design and branded entertainment. The brightest creative minds from advertising agencies, digital agencies, design agencies, production companies, consumer brands and non-profit organizations are invited to enter.
isobel Engineers New Brand Identity and Campaign for Micralite
isobel has created a new brand identity for baby travel brand Micralite. The brand identity reflects the 'life-enhancing' properties of the product and is rolled out across packaging, website design and a brand film.
Ragged Edge Creates Identity for Assembly, The Hotel That Doesn't Want You to Stay
Ragged Edge has created the identity for Assembly, a new hotel brand from Criterion Capital.
Indigo Design Award 2019
The 2nd Indigo Design Award is now open for entries. Indigo is open to conceptual and completed designs that are five years old or less.
Applied Arts 2018 Advertising Awards
Applied Arts 2018 Advertising Awards is now open for submissions. The contest is international and open to all forms of commissioned, published, unpublished and personal work from professionals and enthusiasts created between January 2017 and August 2018.
COLLINS Partners with Ogilvy to Redefine the Company's Brand Experience
Last month, Ogilvy announced its rebranding, complete with new visual identity, logo, and organizational design.
Carter Wong Creates Bold New Identity for Protean Electric
Carter Wong has designed a new brand identity for innovative Automotive Technology company Protean Electric.
Archiboo Web Awards 2018
Archiboo is calling for entries for its 2018 Web Awards. The Awards celebrate architects and their collaborators who best use online to communicate great architecture.
Studio Blackburn Creates Brand Identity and Logo for New Agency Collective Hello Finch
Studio Blackburn has designed the logo and brand identity for newly launched agency collective, Hello Finch.
Ragged Edge Rebrands Trussle as the Home of Home Ownership
Ragged Edge has unveiled the rebrand of fintech start-up Trussle as the 'home of home ownership.' Trussle enlisted Ragged Edge to create a brand reflective of their ambition to become the number one brand for home ownership.
Adobe XD Announces Integrations with Photoshop CC and Sketch
Adobe has today announced new time-saving features for XD. Notably, users can now bring their Photoshop and Sketch assets and design files directly into XD, enabling designers to automatically convert to XD files and more quickly create interactive prototypes.
2018 Adobe Design Achievement Awards
Submissions are now open for the 2018 Adobe Design Achievement Awards. The Awards celebrate student achievement at the intersection of technology and creativity.
Pollen Designs New Website for Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
Pollen recently designed the new website for the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA). Conceived in collaboration with the MCA's digital, curatorial, marketing and leadership teams, Pollen also worked closely with the Museum's Artists and Indigenous Advisory Groups.
The 2018 Ampersand conference will be held June 29 at the Duke of York's Picturehouse, Brighton, UK.
TYPO Labs 2018
The third annual TYPO Labs conference will be held April 12-14 in Berlin. Under the theme of 'How far can we go?,' the conference will bring together 300 international developers to discuss new technologies for rendering text across the digital spectrum, including online, on mobile screens, and in virtual spaces.
8th Annual Lovie Awards: Call for Entries
The 8th Annual Lovie Awards is now open for submissions. The Lovie Awards honours the best of the European Internet across Websites, Internet Video, Online Advertising, Apps, Mobile Sites & Podcasts and Social.
ButterflyCannon Creates Premium Dairy Brand Tom Parker Creamery
ButterflyCannon recently created brand positioning, identity & packaging design for Tom Parker Creamery, a new range of high quality dairy products inspired by the founder's dairy farming Great Grandfather.
C&G Partners Creates '1938 Projekt: Posts from the Past' for Leo Baeck Institute
C&G Partners recently created the visual identity, website, exhibition design and social media strategy for the '1938 Projekt: Posts from the Past,' a captivating year-long social, web and physical exhibition program which presents a daily stream of one archival document - a handwritten letter, a diary entry, a photo, a newspaper article - from that year belonging to German-speaking Jews as they lived through the 12 months leading up to Kristallnacht and the beginning of the Holocaust.
Monotype Mosaic: Cloud-Based Font Platform for Enterprises
Monotype has today launched Mosaic, a cloud-based font platform that provides enterprises with an easy way to discover, manage, share and deploy Monotype fonts.
Adobe XD Previews New Feature and Unveils Free Icon Kits
Adobe has unveiled a sneak preview of vector graphic support in Creative Cloud Libraries coming soon to Adobe XD.
IdeaWork Studios Creates Brand Identity for The Strand Bar & Grill
Continuing their relationship with Miami's Carillon Hotel & Wellness Resort, IdeaWork Studios has recently completed the naming, brand identity, and web presence for the property's innovative new restaurant, The Strand Bar & Grill.
The Webby Awards 2018 Deadline Extended
The deadline has been extended for the 2018 Webby Awards until January 26. The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.
Adobe XD Introduces Multiple New Time-Saving Features
December's Adobe XD CC release has introduced several time-saving features that enable designers to quickly and efficiently turn ideas into experiences across multiple devices and platforms.
COLLINS Designs Monumental Rebrand for Dropbox
Dropbox has unveiled the biggest change to the company's brand in its 10-year history, including a colorful new look and global brand campaign focusing on creative energy, created in collaboration with COLLINS.
Lippincott Rebrands BAC Credomatic
Lippincott has recently completed a forward-thinking overhaul and creative redesign for BAC Credomatic.
Interaction Awards 2018
The 2018 Interaction Awards is now open for submissions. Professionals and students are invited to submit concepts and/or production projects of any kind that exemplify outstanding interaction design in one or more of the six categories.
Studio Output Updates BBC Sport Identity
With a quiet year between the Olympics and World Cup, BBC Sport embarked on a plan to harmonise the brand.
Communication Arts' 24th Annual Interactive Competition
Communication Arts is calling for entries for its 24th annual Interactive Competition. This juried competition celebrates the best work being done for the Web, Desktop, interactive installation and handheld devices. Student work is also being accepted.
Telly Awards Unveils New Branding
The Telly Awards has today unveiled a new visual identity, designed by Rob Trostle. Trostle developed a dynamic identity that also links the award to the idea that video can now be seen everywhere and on screens of all shapes and sizes.
Designers Fiesta 2017
The eight Designers Fiesta will be held September 15 at the Hackney Picturehouse, London. Designers Fiesta features key speakers and international instructors from print, web, video and new media work-flows.
Visual Dialogue Creates New Websites and Identities for Smithsonian Center
The Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage preserves and documents Americana and World culture, which includes presenting the Folklife Festival on the National Mall in Washington each summer, and housing the Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, the nonprofit record label of the U.S.
7th Annual Lovie Awards
The final entry deadline for the 7th Annual Lovie Awards is June 9, 2017. The Lovie Awards is the only pan-European awards organisation to honour the full breadth of the European Internet, including Websites, Online Advertising, Internet Video, Mobile Sites, Apps & Podcasts and Social.
typotherapy Creates New Identity for Integrated Display Group
typotherapy has created the new Identity for Integrated Display Group, a leading-edge international consultancy that creates brilliant displays, fixtures and retail environments.
2017 Innovation By Design Awards
The 2017 Innovation By Design Awards is open for submissions through May 4, 2017. The competition aims to honor the designers and businesses solving the problems of today and tomorrow.
TYPO Labs 2017 Discusses Variable Fonts
The highlight of the three-day font developer conference, TYPO Labs in Berlin, was the final lecture, where Google manager, Dominik Röttsches, who is responsible for layout and text on Chrome, announced the release of a developer version of the browser (Canary) which supports the new variable font format OT 1.8 on all platforms.
2017 Adobe Design Achievement Awards
The 2017 Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA) is now open for submissions. With 14 categories, the ADAA is a competition for creative students of all disciplines.
Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017
Entries are now open for the 25th Red Dot Award: Communication Design. The competition offers agencies, designers and companies from all over the world a platform for evaluating their design and creative achievements.
Supafrank and Reed Words Create Striking Identity for London Flower School
Supafrank has created a striking identity for the London Flower School, with the help of Reed Words.
Bluecadet's Anti-Defamation League Site Redesign Takes the Battle Digital
Bluecadet recently refreshed the Anti-Defamation League website, equipping this bastion of human rights protection with a very modern tool to battle hate and promote respect at a crucial junction in American history.
The Rookies 2017
Submissions are now open for the 2017 The Rookies, an annual event which showcases and discovers the best new talent graduating from courses in creative fields.
Earth 2050 Project Invites Dreamers, Innovators and Designers to Predict and Illustrate the Future
POSSIBLE Moscow has created an interactive portal for Kaspersky Lab that invites users to discuss the world of the future, the opportunities it brings and the threats it might cause.
Remixing the Online Look and Feel of a Cultural Staple
Mass Appeal is a New York-based media and content company whose mission is to be the premier platform for leaders in urban culture.
2017 Siggraph Conference: Call for Submissions
2017 Siggraph, set for July 30 through August 3 in Los Angeles, has announced a call for submissions.
Figma Launches Components
Figma, a design tool with real-time collaboration, has launched Components, a feature that allows designers to reuse existing parts of a design quickly throughout a file, solving a common, tedious problem frequently faced by UI and graphic designers.
RGD Announces Recipients of Inaugural In-House Awards Program
The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) has revealed the recipients of the 2016 In-House Design Awards, an inaugural awards program showcasing the best design being done in-house.
Ragged Edge Creates Brand Identity for Hipchips
Ragged Edge has developed a bold brand and visual identity for Hipchips, London's first gourmet crisps restaurant, which launched in Soho this month.
Affinity Designer Now Available for Windows
Previously only available for Mac, Affinity Designer is now available for Windows.
TYPO Labs 2017: New Dimensions in Type Engineering
After a successful premiere in May 2016, TYPO Labs will open its door again next spring, from April 6 - 8, 2017 in Berlin.
21st Annual Webby Awards
Submissions are now open for the 21st Annual Webby Awards, the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.
Micha Weidmann Studio Revamps Dezeen Website
Micha Weidmann recently redesigned the identity and online appearance of architecture and design magazine Dezeen.
Jury Selects Winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016
The winners of the 2016 Red Dot Award: Communication Design has been chosen. From Corporate Design and Apps to Retail Design, the competition aims to showcase the excellent communication solutions in the design industry.
Mirror Conf, a conference designed to empower designers and front-end developers who have a thirst for knowledge and want to broaden their horizons, will be held this September in Braga, Portugal.
Designers Fiesta 2016
Taking place in one of London's most creative areas, the seventh Designers Fiesta will inspire those working within new media, while offering them invaluable hints and tips from some of the industry's top names.
Communication Arts 23rd Annual Interactive Competition
Communication Arts is calling for entries for its 23rd Annual Interactive Competition. Any interactive project created for digital distribution on disk, interactive kiosk, handheld device, online service or the World Wide Web is eligible.
Wrench: The New Digital Platform That Enables Mechanics to Be Their Own Boss
PWW's Seattle Partner and Creative Director, David Wykes, has partnered with Haystack Studios to design Wrench, the platform that enables mechanics to "be their own boss."
Typeface to Interface: Graphic Design from the Collection
On view at the SFMOMA through October 23, the Typeface to Interface exhibition presents a selection from the museum's permanent collection of graphic design since 1950.
25th ADCE Awards: The Champions League of Creativity
The 25th edition of the ADCE Awards are now open for submissions. The ADCE Awards is unique in only being open to creative work that has been awarded at a local European show, ensuring a selection in which every single entry has already been deemed outstanding.
The Smarties 2016
The 2016 Smarties competition is now open for entries. The competition is one of the biggest, worldwide celebrations of mobile marketing excellence and innovation, in categories ranging from Mobile Video to The Internet of Things, and so much more.
The District Designs Brand Identity for Learig
The District recently designed the new brand identity for Learig. Experts in the entire end to end process of residential and commercial development, from planning to design to build and, inevitably, the financial wizardry that exists throughout, Learig have effectively prodded and poked every related nook and cranny in Cambridgeshire for a number of years.
RGD 2016 In-House Design Awards
RGD is calling for entries for its first-ever, international In-House Design Awards. This competition has been created to acknowledge and honour the work done by ever-growing creative teams that work as internal agencies.
WIRED Unveils Scroll-through, 3D Rendering of the New SF MoMA
In celebration of the long awaited re-opening of SF MoMA on May 14, WIRED has unveiled a scroll-through, high-fidelity rendering of the museum.
2016 Innovation By Design Awards
The 2016 Innovation By Design Awards is open for entries. Organized by Fast Company, the competition aims to honor the designers and businesses solving the problems of today and tomorrow.
ADCE Releases the Annual of Annuals 2015
ADCE has launched the 2015 edition of the Annual of Annuals, showcasing the best in advertising and design from across Europe.
FITC Toronto 2016
The 2016 FITC Toronto will be held April 17-19 at the Hilton Toronto. It is a three-day professional celebration of the best the world has to offer in design, web development, media and innovation in creative technologies.
Communication Arts Publishes Interactive Annual 22
Communication Arts has published Interactive Annual 22, featuring the winners of its 22nd annual interactive competition.
6th Annual Lovie Awards: Call for Entries
The 6th Annual Lovie Awards are now open for entries. The competition aims to honour the most outstanding European work across Websites, Online Advertising, Internet Video, Mobile & Apps and Social.
Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016
The 2016 Red Dot Award: Communication Design is now open for entries. From Corporate Design and Apps to Retail Design, the competition aims to showcase the excellent communication solutions in the design industry.
One Show 2016
The 2016 One Show, one of the most prestigious awards competitions in advertising and design, is now open for entries.
Teak Rebrands City Pass
City Pass recently tasked San Francisco-based branding studio Teak along with Whitefish, Montana-based The ZaneRay Group, to create a more modern look and feel for the brand in order to better capture the attention of travelers and increase CityPASS sales.
Pixel Awards 2015
The 10th Annual Pixel Awards are now open for entries. The competition is open to all companies, organizations and individuals involved in making the best work in digital.
24th ADC Europe Awards
Entries are now open for the 2015 ADC Europe Awards, celebrating the very best in European advertising and design.
Designer's Fiesta 2015
Now in its 6th year, Designer's Fiesta is a unique event, packing a huge number of talks, on a wide range of topics, in just one day of intense learning and networking.
Think to Make Creates Branding for 1Kick Canned Mule
Think to Make worked on an integrated branding project for the innovative cocktail 1Kick.
Communication Arts 2016 Interactive Competition: Call for Entries
Communication Arts' 22nd annual Interactive Competition is now open for entries. The competition celebrates the best work being done for the Web, DVD, interactive kiosk and handheld devices. Student work is also being accepted.
RGD Accessibility For All: New Resources Help Make the Web More Accessible
The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) has launched an initiative that promotes understanding and compliance with accessible website requirements.