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These Are the 2022 Winners of D&AD’s Coveted Black Pencils

D&AD has awarded its Black Pencil—the industry award show’s top honor—to campaigns addressing the gun violence crisis in the U.S.

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Instagram Unveils New Visual Identity With a Focus on Accessibility, Legibility

New font Instagram Sans was created in collaboration with Colophon Foundry and several global type foundries.

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AAPI Creative Spotlight: Riri Tamura Recognizes the Influential Power of Good Design

Atomic D's visual designer strives for meaningful work and collaboration.

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Hendrick’s Gin Uses Lighthouses as Canvas for Stunning Projections

Three locations are transformed through light shows each evening in April.

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LGBTQ+ Publisher Them Unveils a Brand Refresh Under New Leadership

The title saw ad revenues increase 167% year over year in 2021.

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This Archive of Old Outdoor Ads Serves as Design Inspiration for Brands

It also shows what trends are making a resurgence decades later.

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AKQA Acquires Made Thought to Form Design Collective The New Standard

AKQA will take a majority stake in Made Thought, with the ambition to solve problems for clients and create 'the world’s boldest visions.'

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Pantone Develops a Color Palette to Promote the Beauty of Finland

Developed by OnePlus and Helsinki-based Hasan & Partners, the “True Colors of Finland” campaign aims to capture the country’s character.

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MSQ Group Acquires Design Firm Elmwood to Merge With Holmes & Marchant

The deal will see the agency's figurehead of 40 years, Jonathan Sands, step away entirely.

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The Inside Scoop on How Wes Anderson Designed a Dining Car for the World’s Most Luxurious Train

The French Dispatch debuts this weekend, but the indie director's been working on the railroad, too.

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This TikToker Gave Brands the Refresh They Didn’t Know They Needed

Emily Zugay showed the advertising world it's OK to take logos less seriously.

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Two Brands Designed Superhero Capes for Kids That Destroy Air Pollution Near Schools

Energy company E.ON teamed up with fashion brand Scamp & Dude to create a superhero-style cape that helps clean the air whenever children wear it. The capes contain an innovative [...]

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Fresh Bird: Twitter Adds Beakful of Design Changes

The Chirp font it initially discussed in January is being rolled out.

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Oatly Lost Its Trademark Battle—What Should It Do Next?

The company’s spokesperson has confirmed that the verdict will not be contested.

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Yelp Debuts Refreshed Logo, App Icons

Users opening the app will see a playful animation featuring the new look.