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  • 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
  • Wing Wing

    Inspired by Korean pop culture, Member Agency The Plant has designed a striking visual identity for fried chicken restaurant Wing Wing.

    Posted on Jun 19th 2017
  • Theatrical typography

    From billboards to bags, Member Agency Atlas has created a new visual identity for performing arts theatre in Spain, Teatre Principal.

    Posted on Jun 16th 2017
  • Curated couture

    Combining essays with photography, Member Agency Charlie Smith Design has designed a book to accompany the V&A’s exhibition, Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion.

    Posted on Jun 15th 2017
  • Competitive creatures

    Member and illustrator Michael Driver has completed a new short film, Track, to develop his animation and illustration skills.

    Posted on Jun 14th 2017
  • City comics

    Member and art director Matt Willey has turned the New York issue of The New York Times Magazine into a series of comic strips.

    Posted on Jun 12th 2017
  • Cat crazy

    From rusty-spotted cats to tigers, Member and illustrator Owen Davey’s celebrates the feline family in his latest book, Crazy About Cats.

    Posted on Jun 9th 2017
  • Neon noise

    Member Agency Hato has created a bold visual identity for the Hong Kong pavilion exhibition at this year’s Venice Biennale.

    Posted on Jun 8th 2017
  • A sea change

    London-based animation studio and Member Animade explores the nature of change in its new minimal comic film, Dam.

    Posted on Jun 8th 2017
  • Visual narratives

    Vintage has commissioned Member Michael Driver to create an animation that showcases its new book series, Vintage Minis.

    Posted on Jun 7th 2017
  • Street Eat

    Carnaby London has commissioned Member Harry Bloom to create a poster to advertise food festival Street Eat 2017.

    Posted on Jun 6th 2017