Design

Golden Pixels for The Netherlands

Last weekend the 10th European Design Awards took place in Vienna, Austria. Us Dutchies scored 31 awards out of 40 nominations. A huge score that is. Remarkably all of our best work were digital projects. Studio Vruchtvlees took 6 awards home this year. A special shout out went… More.

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Day & Night

Just like last year Amsterdam based Circus Family was asked by Wanted Design to create a light installation for the New York Design Week. This year it built “Day & Night”, consisting of 48 vertical LED tubes that interacted, by changing colours, with the visitors… More.

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Crucifying crosses (except the red one)

On the 8th of May it’s Red Cross Day. We had never heard of it, but thanks the Red Cross in Belgium and Duval Guillaume we now have. We’ve even learned that crosses are not the most friendly symbols when it comes to mass killings.… More.

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Preserving memories

The Hart Island is an island off the coast of New York. Since 1869 unclaimed and unidentified New Yorkers are buried there, inaccessible to the public. The Hart Island Project assists families and individuals in accessing public burial records and information about burial procedures on… More.

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The Ambassadors’ new logo

Usually we don’t write about creative shops adopting new logo’s, but when we saw this beautiful animation of the new visual identity of “creative production studio” The Ambassadors, we felt a strong urge to share it. The identity was crafted by Part of a Bigger Plan and… More.

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Soulful branding

Despite being lucky enough to travel regularly I am increasingly saddened by the same high street and supermarket shelves no matter what the city. Seeing the world as one market is creating a sea of sameness, we are losing the unique family run stores –… More.

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Get Offscreen

If you love pixels. You must know Offscreen magazine. Offscreen is an independent magazine about people who use the internet and technology to be creative, solve problems, and build successful businesses. Captured in enduring print, it documents stories of creativity and passion that shape the… More.

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Using Type

Can you be born twice? For French designer Philippe Apeloig that was certainly the case when he moved to Amsterdam in the 80’s and started working for Total Design, the ground-breaking agency spearheaded by Wim Crouwel. Apeloig was awakened for life by the grid-based type… More.

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