Mind’s new campaign wants to improve mental health of A&E staff

The Taking Care of You campaign is aimed at those working in emergency departments and looks to change the hospital working culture of achievement and performance coming before self-care.

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Draft Brexit deal: how it could affect designers and creative businesses

The prime minister revealed the first draft of the UK’s withdrawal agreement from the EU on 14 November, to much controversy and speculation from her peers. We analyse the policies and look at how they could affect the creative industries in the transition period following 29 March 2019, and beyond.

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This VR data visualisation tool looks to make dense research more “digestible”

Lume, which has been developed by Imagination, can be used to present research in 3D from fields including science, medicine, astronomy and finance.

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New look for Lego Education aims to capture a “sense of curiosity”

True North has carried out the project, which includes a Lego brick-based visual system, a “playful” tone of voice and imagery of children engaging with the kits.

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Gas Safe Register national campaign warns people not to “cut corners”

The Team has created a series of “striking” black and yellow posters, billboards and digital adverts to highlight the consequences of not taking gas safety seriously.

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Heathrow Express’ new posters feature illustrations made from train rubbish

The trainline has launched an awareness campaign around recycling and sustainability, and has commissioned illustrator Rebecca Sutherland to “upcycle” old newspapers and drink cans into intricate sculptures for it.

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Home Futures exhibition asks: did past generations correctly predict how we live today? 

“Living with less”, “living with others” and “living on the move” are some of the themes in the new show at the Design Museum delving into future visions of the home, which features more than 150 exhibits from past and present.

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Azerbaijan takes on new country branding to entice more visitors

The country, which is located across the Asia-Europe boundary, has a new identity designed by Landor that aims to attract more tourists to discover its “untold stories and secrets”, from its mountainous landscape to its cultural events.

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Big Issue redesign: “It’s not just about the homeless – it’s also about culture”

The weekly publication given out by street vendors in cities all over the world has a new design that looks to showcase all the magazine has to offer, while still “giving a voice” to the people it hopes to help. We speak to art director Ross Lesley-Bayne about why the Big Issue was due a refresh.

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Chocolatier Cocoa Jones reveals culturally diverse branding

The packaging and identity of the new luxury chocolate brand features a mix of colourful patterns to represent the Pakistani and Nigerian heritage of its two founders.

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