Blast Creates Identity for Wellcome Trust’s ‘The Crunch’

Global charity foundation The Wellcome Trust has launched The Crunch, a major new UK public engagement initiative focusing on food, health and the environment. Following a competitive tender, The Wellcome Trust appointed creative design consultancy Blast as project lead, co-ordinating the 14 other project partners, and as creative lead, developing the name, brand guidelines, visual […]
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Eastern Illinois University Reveals New Logo Design

U.S. academic institute Eastern Illinois University has unveiled a new Panther logo. The logo replaces the most recent EIU Panther logo which has been used since 2000. “This new logo will give us a more cohesive look for all of our teams. At times the look was splintered with different versions of logos and there […]
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Brand Union Creates New Look for Charity, ‘The Parent House’

London-based agency Brand Union has rebranded The Parent House, a small charity headquartered in Islington that aims to reduce child poverty in the borough by empowering parents through education. The charity hopes the new visual identity and positioning will help increase its visibility and appeal to new funders. “The inspiration was to remedy a cluttered, […]
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Penn State University Reveals New Logo Design

Penn State is refreshing its academic visual identity, which was created in the late 1980s and is often referred to as the University mark. Jerry Kuyper Partners of Westport, Connecticut, was engaged to update the design. Kuyper has previously worked on identity programs for the World Wildlife Fund, Cisco, Cigna, PennMedicine, AT&T and several other […]
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Pentagram Designs Identity for MIT’s ‘Knotty Objects’

The first MIT Media Lab Summit devoted to design, Knotty Objects brought together designers, scientists, engineers, curators and scholars to explore the “chimeric nature” of contemporary design and how it is said to defy a discipline-specific approach. Organised by Paola Antonelli, senior curator of architecture and design at MoMA, and Neri Oxman and Kevin Slavin, […]
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Silk Pearce Reveals New Logo for Independent Opera

Silk Pearce has designed a new website for Independent Opera (IO) to help promote the company’s programme of support for young artists in the field of opera, as well as their productions at the Lilian Baylis Studio at Sadler’s Wells, London. The IO site (www.independentopera.com) has been completely redesigned and restructured with larger imagery and […]
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Peter Gould Creates Branding for Board Game, ‘5Pillars’

Australian designer Peter Gould has created the branding, marketing collateral, and online experience for Islamic activity game 5Pillars. The religion of Islam is centred around five primary obligations, or pillars of faith, that each Muslim must fulfill in his or her lifetime. These five pillars are the declaration of faith (iman), prayer (salah), charity (zakah), […]
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