World Chess Championships Unveil ‘Sexy’ Logo Design

The organisers of the 2018 World Chess Championship have revealed the logo for next year’s event. Created by Moscow-based Shuka Design, the mark features two abstract chequered bodies twisted together around a 6×6 chess board. World Chess, the commercial wing of the World Chess Federation, says the logo is designed to be intentionally “sexy” as well […]
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NBA Reveals New eSports Logo

The NBA and 2K Games have together revealed their new 2K League logo. The unveiling comes almost eleven months after the creation of the first eSports league to be run by a North American professional sports league. A basketball was selected as the centrepiece of the design as it represents the “common thread between all […]
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Pentagram Unveils Identity for Federal Films

Federal Films is the new film division of Republic Records, the label of famous musicians including Drake, Nicki Minaj, The Weeknd, Ariana Grande, Pearl Jam and Lorde, among many others. Pentagram has designed a new brand identity for the initiative, which it is claimed will explore “non-traditional opportunities” for film and TV on behalf of […]
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SomeOne Creates Branding for ‘SPYSCAPE’ Museum

SomeOne has created the logo and branding for SPYSCAPE, a new spy museum designed by British architect, David Adjaye. Set to open in December 2017, the 60,000 sq ft museum, based in midtown Manhattan, will enable visitors to explore the secretive universe of espionage through “one-of-a-kind exhibitions featuring dynamic storytelling and individualised experiences”. “This is […]
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Pentagram Designs Logo for New Spielberg Film

Pentagram has designed the logo for “Ready Player One”, a new Steven Spielberg film based on the novel by Ernest Cline. The maze-like wordmark is said to hint at the film’s story, which is set in a sci-fi world of virtual gaming in the dystopian future of 2045, when the U.S. is an energy-starved wasteland and […]
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Rakuten Unveils New Logos to Unify Global Brands

Japanese e-commerce and internet giant Rakuten has revealed a series of new logo designs as part of plans to unify its global branding. The rebranding coincides with the company’s 20th anniversary and with the launch of a new £47m a year shirt sponsorship deal with Barcelona football club. The new look includes a more compact […]
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Pentagram Unveils New Identity for the Pasadena Playhouse

Pentagram has designed a new identity for the Pasadena Playhouse, a theatre that this year is marking its 100th anniversary. The designers say they worked closely with Danny Feldman, the Playhouse’s current Producing Artistic Director, to devise the new look. “The unique typography is complemented by an instantly recognisable approach to posters and other promotional […]
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