Category: Design (page 1 of 4)

Nice and Equal

Woman are underrepresented in the creative industry. Study upon study shows gaps in pay; job function; seniority …

I work at Nice and Serious. As  a studio of 17 in London and 3 in New York, we have 6 women. 3 are in project management roles, 2 creatives and one in senior management. Whilst we are above industry average, we know there’s so much more to do. There’s also so much more we need to understand about the issue. Why aren’t we getting more job applications from women? How can we attract women to both us as an agency and the industry as a whole?

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Sage Project

Every day we’re bombarded with information about our food. From offers and nutritional claims to ingredient labels and on-pack information like sustainability credentials – it’s pretty hard to work out what’s important and what it actually means.

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New news

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With the internet killing so many printed papers, the race for titles attracting readers is on. And Quartz have nailed it.

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Red Trees

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In addition to being a Pentagram partner, brilliant designer and all round inspiring person, with a huge heart, Marina willer also makes films. And her latest one is the the most personal story she’s ever told.

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PMQ: Championing Culture and Creativity

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Occupying thousands of square feet in Hong Kong’s Soho area is PMQ a new creative cultural hub. PMQ used to be the site of the police married quarters, a space where junior police officers from the mainland would house their families. In the early 2000s, long after the premise had been vacated from its original function, the space faced an uncertain fate.

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Introducing the AlphaSphere

Today I had the privilege of meeting Adam Place, founder and inventor of the AlphaSphere, a new type of instrument. Rather than explain what the AlphaSphere is, just watch this video. It will blow your mind and make you want to demo, if not own one.

Citix60

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CITIx60 are a new series of guide books for some of the most creative hubs around the world. Published by viction:ary, each book features recommendations a select group of local artists, designers, illustrators, chefs, musicians, photographers and more.

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Cats and Mushrooms

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With the football season on break for the summer, I’ve got a lot of time on my hands. So I’ve been screenprinting. Tea towels and pillowcases. I was given this kit as a gift and ordered lots of plain textiles to print on.

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The Printiprinter

Steve Qua is a massive football fan. So much so that he makes hand linocut prints of every Liverpool FC match result. Now his hand printed results service extends to the World Cup scores. A lot of love goes into these prints. And they’re so beautiful.

Homeless Fonts

Creativity is can be a very powerful tool. Homeless Fonts is a testament to this. By creating original hand drawn fonts and selling them to individuals and brands, this project is empowering people out of poverty and supporting a worthy foundation.

(HT @alexparvin)