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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
  • Oriental Icons

    Commissioned by Anyhow Studio, Charlotte Trounce has illustrated a guide for Tokyo's Mandarin Oriental Hotel.

    Posted on Jul 27th 2017
  • The Way to Design

    Silicon Valley firm Foundation Capital has created a manifesto on the future of business and design, brought to life by Human After All.

    Posted on Jul 27th 2017
  • Artificial Immortality

    Alma Haser has collaborated with Wired magazine, creating portraits for an article about keeping the dead alive with AI.

    Posted on Jul 27th 2017
  • A Picture of Health

    Recent work by Nick Shepherd addresses the subject of mental health, featured in the Guardian and Management Today.

    Posted on Jul 24th 2017
  • Setting the Scene

    From suits and spectacles to boots and berets, Assa Ariyoshi's illustrations capture the diversity of Roundhouse theatregoers.

    Posted on Jul 24th 2017
  • Cracking Branding

    We Launch has helped The Snaffling Pig Co. develop a new pork crackling product, featuring bright, geometric packaging.

    Posted on Jul 24th 2017
  • Simple, Not Basic

    Argos enlisted The Partners to transform its identity, including honest packaging design for the new Simple Value range.

    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