Month: October 2021

Graphic designer Dennis McInnes wants to make work that is “strong and empowering”

Recently, Dennis worked on the identity for an ICA exhibition, Channel B, by music collective Nine Nights, which is on from now until the end of January in London. “A group of us were brought

Art Direction + Graphic Design for The Tide

I have been quite inspired by how light reflects and refracts lights and objects creating quite stunning visual effects. For this post I bring this project designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro , The Tide


Adu Lalouschek discusses his new BBC docu-series on diversifying the world of outdoor sports

Overall, the series is a beautifully-shot and profound piece of media. It moves calmly and quietly, and allows for Temi, Amira, and Omie to tell their stories with uninterrupted focus. “We really wanted to take

The History Books Often Overlook Women in Design. A New One Seeks to Finally Give Them Their Due

The Monotype Type Offices in the 1930s. Courtesy Monotype Corporation. The traditional approach to design history also presumes that its students should focus only on artifacts and their formal attributes. While the histories originally published

Sianeh Kpukuyou on why she celebrates dark-skinned women in her images

“My aesthetics is making dark skin look golden,” says Kpukuyou and this brings a beautiful, warm glow to each of her images. With her subjects ranging from kids and solo portraits to couples and families,

Mohamed Bourouissa’s carefully staged view of French suburbs

Born in Algeria and raised in the Parisian outskirts, the Deutsche Börse prize-winning photographer spent three years in the banlieues of Paris and Toulouse creating Périphérique, which is also the name of the ring road

Which country is home to 39 chickens for every person? A new book of infographics answers this question and many more

The book is published by Bloomsbury and will become available for purchase on the 28 October, but you can pre-order it now. This is what motivated Orchard, along with Christian Tate and Marcus Webb –

Every Design Studio Should Be a Worker-Owned Studio

Illustration by Beatrice Sala We’ve kept our small businesses afloat through the pandemic with a cooperative business model, and we believe it’s the future of the design industry. In the face of staggering income inequality

Get the most out of Adobe MAX 2021

To get their collaborative juices flowing and help creatives to imagine, connect and create, MAX attendees will also be invited to participate in art projects, portfolio reviews and other learning experiences during the event. Among