Comic Relief and Red Nose Day rebrand to clear up “confusion”

The poverty-fighting charity has a new identity, as does its annual televised fundraiser Red Nose Day, in a bid to create a distinction between the organisation and the event.

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What does your choice of Valentine’s Day card say about you?

Are you a carefree lover or a hopeless romantic? Sarah Hyndman, graphic designer and type enthusiast, analyses the fonts and styles of 10 different amorous cards to delve into what they mean about the sender.

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A hospital relaxation room to make cancer treatment “less daunting”

Guy’s Hospital recently invested in a £50 million project to improve cancer care at the London NHS trust – we speak to BAT Studio about designing The Living Room, a tranquil, listening space where those living with cancer can use their imaginations to escape the real world.

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Yuri Suzuki: “Sounds are stronger than visuals”

New Pentagram partner Yuri Suzuki gives us an insight into his highly experimental work ahead of a talk he will give at Design Indaba in Cape Town, South Africa, later this month.

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New Brighton Festival identity based on image of musician Rokia Traoré

This year’s branding, created by design studio Johnson Banks alongside illustrator Simon Prades, features an “F” letterform inside a silhouette of the festival’s guest director.

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The impact of Bauhaus: designers tell us how it has influenced them

As we celebrate 100 years of Bauhaus, we ask designers how the school, its teachings and approaches have influenced their design style or career.

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Science Gallery exhibition asks: to what extent should we alter our bodies?

Spare Parts features a range of installations and exhibits that look at how we approach body part regeneration and organ transplantation, alongside the ethical issues around the subject.

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