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25.07.17

The best subway ever and other musings on the latest creative news ...
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Mark Denton Esq.

We sat down with Mark Denton Esq. Ad Man Extraordinaire ...
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18.07.17

All is not as it appears, or is it? The modern traveller, vegetable material & a graduate making it easy to understand the complex things in life ...
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The New Beautiful

Flora Mclean shares her thoughts and experiences of arts education and the role of the educator ...
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Steven Learner

The founder of the Collective Design Fair shares his insight into the design industry ...
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the perfect equilibrium

Rethinking creative strategies to balance profit with consumer wellbeing ...
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11.07.17

Game, Set, Splash! A Wimbledon Special ...
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Vivienne Brophy

Vivienne Brophy defines future practitioners as Head of Architecture at University College Dublin ...
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The Old Fashioned Way

“You never have to backup a sketch book, and a pencil will never run out of batteries …”
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Denim & Steel

'Denim & Steel Interactive' create intuitive, strategy-led software and technology. We sat down with founders Todd Sieling and Tylor Sherman in their studio in our SODA x VANCOUVER series ...
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04.07.17

Check out another offering of creative news in this weeks' SPLASH!
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SODA x SODA

That name sounds familiar! Rob Fiehn sits down with architectural studio SODA to find out about their Soho beginnings and how they're searching out interesting new projects.
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Empty spaces to extraordinary experiences

Museum and interior design practice Casson Mann talk about how they create world-class innovative and engaging experiences.
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The Enduring Allure Of Indigo

Jenny Balfour Paul shares what makes the power and draw of natural indigo so enduring and what we can learn from its rich and magical history ...
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27.06.17

Apple Sneakers? That's all! Enjoy!
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13.06.17

Another round-up of creative news ...
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The extraordinary, everyday ...
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06.06.17

Ease into the new week with a new Splash!
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Kauri multimedia: the storytellers

The Award Winning filmmakers tell us their story ...
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29.05.17

This week we take a quick look at things that caught our eye at Clerkenwell Design Week ...
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23.05.17

It's time to immerse yourselves in five new nuggets of design & creative news ....
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PHOTO SERIES 1

Introducing a new series showcasing ongoing work from photographers and artists around the globe.
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15.05.17

A little bit of this and a little dash of that ...
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A Dancer's View

Retired Royal Ballet dancer turned photographer Andre Uspenski launches his first exhibition, 'A Dancer's View'.
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IN REVIEW : MAKERS HOUSE

Makers House : 'Inspiration & Process' was a unique collaboration between Burberry and the Henry Moore Foundation ...
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08.03.17

This week we bring you a video special ...
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HOLOGRAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS

Chelsea Jade Campbell talks DNA repair, interactive nail polish and the future of experiential branding ...
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Dean Di Simone

Tokyobike’s Dean Di Simone on the state of branding ...
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TAKESHI MIYAKAWA

We chat to the NYC based designer about his practice, wax chandeliers & chairs having conversations ...
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24.02.17

Splish Splash it's Friday! Distract yourself with our newest creative news round-up ...
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Stevie Wong

Stevie Wong and his observations of the film industry ...
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20.02.17

Blow away those Monday evening blues by diving into our creative news round-up ...
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10.02.17

"Grab a brew, take a pew, here's another creative news round-up just for you"
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01.02.17

Pinch! punch! it's our first creative news round-up of the month ...
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The Goldloxe Effect

Creating in the shadows ...
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23.12.16

A creative news round-up ...
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20.02.17

Emojis - an evolutionary throwback?

Love or loathe them, the success and popularity of emoji is undeniable. They’ve even been hailed as the fastest growing language of all time. But is calling these sometimes crude, informal icons a ‘language’ taking it one step too far? Apparently not. Experts and academics have been tracking their use and development as an important advancement in the way we communicate visually. The topic is covered in WIRED’s fascinating article, The evolutionary reason why we're so obsessed with emoji, and explains why a facial expression, even a picture of one, can often say so much more than a descriptive sentence can. After all, a picture says a thousand words.

Image: Larry Jordan, Duo Concertantes, 1964, Courtesy 

Lawrence Jordan (from AIGA Eye on Design Blog)

The international history of animation

This week we were fascinated by AIGA’ s ‘Eye on design’ interview with animation historian Maureen Furniss, the author of a landmark new book, Animation: The Global History. An international authority in her field, Furniss looks at the most recent developments in the art form and traces its origins back through history to early projectors in the 17th century and even prehistoric cave paintings. Emily Gosling's illuminating interview touches on key themes in the book, reminding us that animation remains a powerful form of visual communication and an essential part of different cultures around the world.

Image:  © Moodley brand identity

New identity for Austrian retail architects, by Moodley

Austrian design agency Moodley have created a bold new identity for Raumindex, the specialist retail interior and exterior architects. The design takes some familiar geometric shapes from the world of architectural floor-plans and technical drawing tools, such as rulers and protractors, and pairs them with a striking colour palette reminiscent of highlighter ink across uncoated paper. The result is an identity that speaks of technical competence as well as a contemporary, young mindset. See more images and comment on the full Brand, Packaging & Opinion write-up.

Image: © Cristóbal Palma

New Peruvian archaeology museum by Barclay & Crousse

Architects Barclay & Crousse have designed the new Museo de Sitio Julio C Tello in Peru, home to important artefacts discovered at the nearby Great Paracas Necropolis. As Dezeen report, the new structure is built on the site of a museum building previously destroyed in an earthquake. Its geometric forms and low-level structure are reminiscent of its predecessor but it differs in its remarkable use of materials, in particular red pigmented concrete, which makes it as sympathetic to the sand dunes and surrounding landscape as it is to the many ceramic exhibits inside. All this while remaining a breathtaking modern architectural statement.

Image: Poster for La La Land by The Project Twins

A visual celebration of 2016 cinema

With this year's BAFTAs done and dusted and the Oscars just around the corner, the innovative film recommendation site Delve, has found a unique way to celebrate the best films of the last year: commissioning individual artists and designers to create a bespoke poster for each of top films of the year, that both film and design fans can purchase online as well as learning more about each of the films. See the stunning selection in an online gallery here

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