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Developments and happenings from the world of YCN

The Learning Issue

Exploring how learning intersects with work and play today, the latest issue of the YCN Members' Magazine is here.


Sensory Science

We heard an experimental psychologist and a sonic branding expert discuss how brands sound.

More of what's new
  • Simple, Not Basic

    Argos enlisted The Partners to transform its identity, including honest packaging design for a new range of value products.

    Posted on Jul 21st 2017
  • Translating the Tour

    CNN Sport's guide demystifies the language of the Tour de France, with illustrations by Alec Doherty.

    Posted on Jul 20th 2017
  • Going for Gold

    Premier Global has enlisted The Clearing to revitalise the brand, with bold typography and a black and gold colour scheme.

    Posted on Jul 19th 2017
  • Hitting It Out The Park

    Member Pete Gamlen has created sporty GIFs for Bleacher Report, to help "make baseball cool again".

    Posted on Jul 19th 2017
  • Nostalgic Nails

    Cult LDN has created a series of GIFs to showcase Sally Hansen's Crayola-inspired nail polish collection.

    Posted on Jul 18th 2017
  • Tasty Guides

    In collaboration with S.Pellegrino and Bon Appétit, Member Adam Avery has illustrated guides to two cities favoured by food fanatics.

    Posted on Jul 18th 2017
  • Coaching at Work

    Member Liz Whitney explains how asking the right questions can help people unlock their potential, and why she thinks that coaching is the future of work.

    Posted on Jul 14th 2017
  • Job Well Done

    Nalla has designed a new visual identity for creative recruitment company Gabriele, that uses bespoke iconography to emphasise the individual attributes of its staff, candidates and clients.

    Posted on Jul 10th 2017
  • Russian Hospitality

    As Hilton opens its newest hotel in Saint Petersburg, The Plant has designed a series of visual identities for its bar and two restaurants.

    Posted on Jul 6th 2017
  • Get Plants

    Studio Noel has designed a new book for Kew Gardens that celebrates the humble house plant, and offers practical advice on how to help them flourish.

    Posted on Jul 5th 2017
  • Presence of Mind

    To combat the distractions digital devices can create, Member George Hadley has designed Tome, a timer locked wooden case for phones and tablets.

    Posted on Jul 5th 2017
  • Pure Boost

    Member StudioXAG has completed the design and production of a monochromatic installation for the luxury store Antonioli.

    Posted on Jun 26th 2017
  • Recording Rajasthan

    Member and photographer Simon Bray has completed his latest publication that documents his short stay in India.

    Posted on Jun 26th 2017
  • The Happy Film

    Member and designer Stefan Sagmeister has turned himself into a design project to complete his latest work, The Happy Film.

    Posted on Jun 23rd 2017
  • Plasticine portraiture

    From David Bowie to Zaha Hadid, Member Wilfrid Wood has sculpted six plasticine busts of 21st Century icons for Barcelona Design Week.

    Posted on Jun 22nd 2017
  • A new tradition

    Member Agency Charlie Smith Design has created a new visual identity for traditional British steak restaurant, Foxlow.

    Posted on Jun 20th 2017