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Friday Favourites

You can read a physical book. You can listen to an audiobook. And now you can experience some of your favourite literature in a new and innovative way,...

Friday Favourites

As regular Friday Favourites readers will know, we love a good photography story, and this week Creative Boom has covered two photography prize shortlist announcements...

Friday Favourites

Welcome to our latest Friday Favourites – a weekly collection of some of our favourite creative stories from the past week. We’ll begin with these...

Friday Favourites

This week the UK has marked 100 years since women won the right the vote, and Laura F points us towards a lovely short film...

Friday Favourites

As regular Friday Favourites readers will know, we love discovering new and inspiring photographers, and our latest find – and first Favourite of the week...

Get out of that rut – creative inspiration to beat the January blues

Towards the end of last year Holly Kielty, our London Studio’s Creative Director of Brand Language, wrote a column for Computer Arts Magazine (Issue #273 December...

Friday Favourites

Congratulations, you made it through the first week of January, so welcome to our first Friday Favourites of 2018! To help start the New Year...

At the Bar with Andrew Bainbridge: A Natural History of Letterforms

A tale of long lost artefacts discovered in a Jacobean farmhouse on the high fells of Westmorland. A trove of typographic specimens not seen since...

Friday Favourites

It’s that time of year again. No, not Christmas (although that is most definitely on its merry way), it’s time for Pantone to announce what...

Sinterklaas has arrived at Design Bridge Amsterdam

The story of Sinterklaas Today is the 5th of December, and that means it’s a special day in the Netherlands. All year Sinterklaas (or St....

Friday Favourites

We love a beautiful photography book and the latest to be added to our Christmas list is The Secret Life of the Pencil, a new...

Friday Favourites

We’ve talked a little bit about sustainability elsewhere on our blog recently, so let’s start this week’s Friday Favourites on-topic with a trio of stories...

Friday Favourites

We have all sorts of creative inspiration to share this week so let’s start with one for our friends in New York – a peek...

Friday Favourites

The nights are starting to draw in, so our first favourite this week is a series of nocturnal photography, shot by Jonathan May in Russia. Winter...

Friday Favourites

We’ll begin this week’s Friday Favourites with soemthing a little hypnotic – the wavegrower project, by French animator Frédéric Vayssouze-Faure, whose work combines “minimalism and...

Friday Favourites

In our Friday Favourites this week we have stories of inspiring photography, 3D crafting, projected art and digital fashion to share with you. But first,...

Friday Favourites

Welcome to this week’s Friday Favourites – a collection of interesting, creative bits and bobs we’ve spotted during the week. Let’s start with this, from Lizzy:...

Friday Favourites

We’ll start this week’s Friday Favourites with “my London”, a photography initiative spotted by Brendan. Over 100 homeless people in London were given disposable cameras and...

Friday Favourites

Let’s start this week with some typography inspiration courtesy of Del, who spotted Futuracha Pro earlier this week. Futuracha Pro is a new Open Type...

Friday Favourites

Welcome to this week’s edition of Friday Favourites – some of our favourite inspirational creative stories from the past week, and the odd thing that...

Friday Favourites

Each week we put together our Friday Favourites – a selection of creative and inspiring stories we’ve come across over the past week. So before...

Friday Favourites

In 1969, Salvador Dalí was commissioned to create 12 heliogravures for a rather exclusive limited edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. As the book turns 150...

Friday Favourites

This week’s Friday Favourite begins with one of our favourite “F” subjects – fonts. If you’re looking for a gift for a small person then we’ve...

Friday Favourites

Much like this week’s WWLTTW playlist, our Friday Favourites are a bit of a pick-and-mix of things we’ve come across this week. Let’s start with a...

Friday Favourites

Welcome to this week’s Friday Favourites – our weekly round up of creative stories to ease you gently into the weekend… Barbican Residents Combining Brutalist...

Friday Favourites

Our first favourite this Friday is filmmaker Selina Miles. Tash says, “I found Selina Miles when I was trying to find out who directed the music video...

Friday Favourites

The daffodils are blooming, spring is in the air, and it’s got us thinking about cocktails. But not just any old cocktails. We have been marvelling at these...

Friday Favourites

Welcome to Friday Favourites – our weekly round up of stories, pictures, films and people that have inspired our creativity and captured our imagination. First...

Friday Favourites

Lots of creative stories have caught our eye this week so let’s start with a photographer, spotted by Tash and Fahud on Instagram. The photographer in question...

Friday Favourites

Congratulations Friday Favourites readers, you’ve made it through the first week back at work and it’s very nearly the weekend. To celebrate the beginning of 2016, this week’s Friday...

Friday Favourites

A short but sweet Friday Favourites this week (but a bumper festive edition coming next week, FF fans). Let’s start off with a few of our...

Friday Favourites

Paper is one of the most basic tools for a designer, and we always like to see people using it creatively (see our Friday Favourites...

Friday Favourites

Book design seems to be on-trend at the moment, and we’ve shared some lovely book cover design stories in recent Friday Favourites. This week we came...

Friday Favourites

According to the IAMPETH Master Penman Society website, the society recognises “excellence in penmanship and the calligraphic arts”. Enter Jake Weidmann, one of only 12 Master Penman,...

The Design Bridge Book Club: The Golden Gate

Welcome back to the Design Bridge Book Club. This week it’s the turn of Copywriter Caroline Slade to tell us why we should all read...

Friday Favourites

We’ve come across lots of inspiring design stories to share with our Friday Favourites readers this week. Get comfortable, it’s a jam-packed week. Let’s start with something based...

The Design Bridge Book Club: The Great Gatsby

Welcome to our new book club blog series. Here’s Holly Kielty, Creative Director Brand Language, to explain all… Because to be a writer means being a...

Friday Favourites

Inspired by the work of Alexandre Alexeieff and Claire Parker (sadly not a relation of our own Claire Parker), Elliot Schultz embroiders stunning scenes onto 10” fabric discs....

“I wish I’d written” Part Two, by the Design Bridge Strategy Team

From a beautifully crafted book to an insightful article on design thinking, in this week’s instalment of “I wish I’d written” four more people from...

Friday Favourites: Paper Special

We found lots of inspiring paper and card-themed stories this week, so today’s Friday Favourites is a themed one. Self-proclaimed “Illustrator and paper enthusiast” Nancy Liang  combines her two passions,...

Friday Favourites

If you’ve not come across food photographer Brittany Wright before, then you’re in for a tasty treat. Wright is a master at turning the contents...

Friday / Favourites

High speed photos of exploding lightbulbs, a cookbook with attitude, the London Underground in the 80s, birds made of flowers and more on Friday Favourites.