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Developments and happenings from the world of YCN


We’re delighted to announce a new partnership with Zx Ventures — a group backed by AB InBev to examine the future of eCommerce.


Reshaping Retail

In collaboration with Company Member Hammerson, we'll explore the implications of emerging technologies for retailers online and in store.

More of what's new
  • New to our Members' Lending Library

    Interviews, insights and icons flavour this month's latest library additions — and included too is the latest popular work from Zadie Smith.

    Posted on Dec 1st 2016
  • Shop Shanghai Village

    Member Daniel Clarke has created illustrations for a new luxury shopping outlet in China, forming a beautiful printed brochure and wall mural.

    Posted on Dec 1st 2016
  • An illustrated experience

    One-man design studio and Member Hedof has been commissioned by WeTransfer to enhance the site with illustration, as part of the brand's identity relaunch.

    Posted on Dec 1st 2016
  • The second annual Stack Awards

    Magazine subscription service Stack hosted its annual awards ceremony last night, recognising the best independent print publications from the past year.

    Posted on Nov 30th 2016
  • Opinions on design

    Playing on the different ways we express ourselves online, Hato has created the identity for the Design Museum's annual exhibit, Beazley Designs of the Year.

    Posted on Nov 28th 2016
  • A check-up for the world

    Beyond Words has created a data visualisation experience for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, raising awareness of the importance of global health research.

    Posted on Nov 23rd 2016
  • Living, breathing colour

    Member Ed Andrews has shot a series of films with creative agency Peter & Paul, intended to showcase the quality and capability of EIZO's ColorEdge monitors.

    Posted on Nov 23rd 2016
  • Eating in

    Member Agency Studio Noel has created the branding and packaging design for a tempting new takeaway menu from restaurant group, Bill's.

    Posted on Nov 22nd 2016
  • A sharp identity

    The Clearing has created an identity for Tom Kerridge's new range of kitchenware, working to reflect the chef's own brand of refined British cooking.

    Posted on Nov 22nd 2016
  • A cup of Christmas

    Caffe Nero's takeaway cups are decorated with a festive scene this season, illustrated and commissioned by Members Niki Fisher and Together Design respectively.

    Posted on Nov 21st 2016
  • Working Perspectives: Michael C. Place

    Creative Director of Build, Michael unpacks the role typography plays in a brand's visual identity, charting recent examples of its effective application.

    Posted on Nov 18th 2016
  • Secret Sauce

    The second in Member Agency Animade's creative event series, Sauce, saw animators gather to discuss procrastination, and how creatives can paradoxically channel it productively.

    Posted on Nov 18th 2016
  • Print in motion

    As Cath Kidston and Disney team up on a collection of prints, animation studio and Member Plastic Horse has helped bring the patterns to life in style.

    Posted on Nov 15th 2016
  • Fresh food for Greedy Khao

    Member Agency Human After All has designed a visual identity and illustrated logo for the street food startup, that uses local, seasonal produce to cook up its delicious takes on Thai food.

    Posted on Nov 15th 2016
  • Working Perspectives: Shaun Bowen

    Co-founder of B&B Studio, Shaun, shares his take on emerging packaging trends and explains the importance of avoiding designs that stereotype target demographics.

    Posted on Nov 10th 2016
  • Working Perspectives: Ed Barrett

    We caught up with Animade's Ed Barrett about emerging animation trends and the importance of intersecting client work with internal projects.

    Posted on Nov 4th 2016