Rotterdam-based agency Bikker came up with a nice piece of visualisation: the ‘Logo Projector’, which is a nice tool that reflects the colour position of (mostly) Dutch brands and their context. As you can see, many, many logos are blue or red. Why?
Airline carrier Emirates offers a special ‘flying’ experience to Londoners and visitors of the British capital as the company has teamed up with Transport for London (TfL) to build and operate a cable car service close to the city’s O2 Arena.
Makers & Brothers is an online store dedicated to locally crafted Irish products, founded by Jonathan and Mark Legge. A week ago the brothers opened a temporary pop-up shop on the top floor of the Brown Thomas department store in Dublin. Between the usual products that are available at a huge inner-urban department store, a small shed built of wood and corrugated iron has popped up in order to bring beautiful locally produced design items to a new group of customers. We spoke with Jonathan Legge about design culture in Ireland, his passion for local crafts and the way he thinks the artisan economy contributes to Dublin’s and Ireland’s identity.
In an effort to recycle clothing and decrease waste fashion, department store Marks & Spencer launched ‘Shwopping’, a project that combines shopping and swapping. The fashion brand covered a couple of facades of buildings in hipster town East London with 10,000 pieces of unwanted apparel, resulting in a brilliant, colorful temporary installation that completely changes the face of the buildings.
More than 40 years after the release of the famous Standards Manual for the New York Underground, Jesse Reed and Hamish Smith found a rare copy in the basement of design firm Pentagram. They decided to reprint it and make it available for purchase on Kickstarter.