As public concern for unchecked management of plastic waste grows, national governments are responding with lofty goals to mitigate a looming environmental crisis. Seemingly one by one, international leaders have declared war on plastic waste. Undeniably, however, U.S. leaders arenโ€™t exactly chomping at the bit to prioritize environmental legislation. TheRead More →

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LA Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne has left his post at the newspaper to advise the city council on architecture and planning decisions.

Hawthorne will begin his role as Los Angeles’ first chief design officer next month, after working at The Times since 2004Read More →

This meticulously animated short by the Chinese new-media artist and educator Cao Shu traverses some five millennia of art in a single minute. As flickering images move chronologically, in flipbook fashion, through a parade of styles and artistic movements โ€“ from Ancient Egypt, to the Impressionist era,Read More →

Welcome to the first newsletter for Bailey Street Design a summary of the visual communication and digital design news for the week ending Friday the 15th of March 2018.Read More →

Some of the best selling books online are adult colouring books. They are not like your typical children’s colouring books โ€“ which have huge illustrations and are not especially challenging to anybody who has hand-eye coordination and is over the age of 12. Read More →

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In the past year, The Met has been working on a project to release a horde of digitized artworks for free. Today, it has stocked up over 400,000 resources that might serve as inspiration for the creatively jaded. Read More →

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That’s according to a new research paper that argues for a new way of thinking about our phone addiction. The authors claim that hundreds of thousands of years of evolution made us social in order to survive-and social media simply is driving this deeply ingrained human behaviour into overdrive.Read More →

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Who has not received an email from an alleged Nigerian relative who urgently wants to deposit an obscene amount of money into our bank account? And who has not been shocked when receiving a warning from Dropbox or Netflix, Apple iTunes in which they urge us to change our password urgently? These scams and fraud seem to be a growth industry. Fortunately, my mail account manages to keep the bulk of the attacks in the spam folder. Read More →

Gender balance in design: Creating an equal future

In time for Internation Women’s Day, Aileen Lee looks at a gender balance initiative by the Institute of Designers in Ireland. MUCH like the efforts being made to increase female participation in STEM careers, the Institute of Designers in Ireland (IDI) Read More →

Correct Color Blindness with EnChroma Sunglasses

EnChroma Labs, a company based in Berkeley, California, develops everyday sunglasses for people with a red-green color deficiency – a common type of color blindness. Don McPherson, one of EnChroma’s two founders, originally engineered the eyewear for doctors to use as protection while performi …Read More →

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Microsoft has promised to help a teacher from Ghana who became an internet sensation.ย  Facebook images show him drawing with chalk on the blackboard illustrating to his students how to use Microsoft’s Word.ย  He is teaching ICT (Information communication and technology).Read More →

Andy Cooke, creative director at studio Weather, runs us through his new book Graphic Design For, which explores graphics’ impact on everything in the world around us. Graphic design permeates everything around us >>Read More →

Unpacking The Future of Brands: The Dieline's 2018 Trend Report

With so much choice on the market today, our expectations for exceptional products and packaging have become more refined, and brands are racing to keep up. Here’s what the future of branding and packaging has in store for us in 2018.Read More →

Design News - 23-02-2018

Daily design news from around the world that is curated with mindfulness, love and care.Read More →

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Curated Design News from around the World. A daily eclectic mix of some of the best design news from around the world.Read More →

Curated Design News from around the World. A daily eclectic mix of some of the best design news from around the world.Read More →

Curated Design News from around the World. A daily eclectic mix of some of the best design news from around the world.Read More →

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Curated Design News from around the World. A daily eclectic mix of some of the best design news from around the world.Read More →

Curated Design News from around the World. A daily eclectic mix of some of the best design news from around the world.Read More →