Boxpark

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Boxpark

Boxpark in London’s Shoreditch brings ‘more than sixty carefully chosen fashion, arts and lifestyle brands’ to the derelict land around the similarly blocky Shoreditch station. The concept is simple and imaginative. Take 60 standard shipping containers, paint them black and arrange them into a small village of retail outlets. Then invite a few dozen brands […]

Fancy a Room in London?

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Fancy a Room in London?

High up on the roof of Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank, a small vessel will perch throughout 2012. Described as  an observatory, a retreat and a studio, ‘A Room for London’ is a one-bedroom installation providing guests with a place of refuge and reflection amidst the flow of traffic at this iconic location in the […]

WOW! Craig&Karl’s Car Park Mural

Cornea shattering, iris exploding; Craig & Karl‘s latest large-scale mural literally rips your eyeballs from their optic nerves and smashes them around with colourful fury and rage. 72DP – as they call it – is essentially the transformation of a dark, concrete underground car park into a smörgåsbord of ultra-bright geometric forms that brazenly snake […]

London’s Double Decker Revamped

British designer Thomas Heatherwick has updated the look of London’s trademark busses – which date back half a century – to give them a modern edge. ‘It has been 50 years since a bus was last designed and commissioned specifically for London,’ Heatherwick says. ‘It has been an honour […] to take an integrated approach […]

‘Plant for the Planet’ Ad Campaign

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‘Plant for the Planet’ Ad Campaign

A wonderfully executed ad campaign by Legas Delaney Hamburg for Plant for the Planet, using cut leaves symbolizing their ability to absorb CO2. Beautiful work.

MORE4’s New Identity

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MORE4’s New Identity

Channel 4′s “intelligent” sister-channel, More4, has undergone a stylish metamorphosis at the hands of London-based design and motion graphics studio, ManvsMachine. With an effervescent colour palette reflecting the vibrancy of the re-focussed content – interiors, culture and fashion are forming the nucleus of the channel’s content – the stand-out constituent of the re-branding, for us, […]

He Made She Made Gallery Launch

Design Clarity alumni Bent Patterson and Laura Kepreotis recently joined creative forces with two fellow designers to form Sydney-based collective “He Made She Made”. Situated in Darlinghurst, their soon-to-be-open gallery provides a platform to showcase fresh, creative and under-represented talent by, “Bringing to life objects that might be considered art, but often encompass the functionality […]

Pixel Building Melbourne

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Pixel Building Melbourne

If you ever chat with someone who declares that environment conscious architecture can’t be a beacon of bold, colourful design, direct them to the Pixel Building in Melbourne, Australia. The country’s first carbon neutral office building of its kind has impressive green credentials and manages to be a stunning symphony of form and colour. The […]

Seemingly Impossible Human Installations

French artist Philippe Ramette believes nothing should ever be fake. His impossible, gravity-defying poses might look like classic Photoshop, but look a little closer and you’ll see evidence that it’s not. “You see a tension in my hands, my red face is far from serene as the blood rushes to it, my suit is ruffled,” […]