The Apt

Google Design School

An Experimental New Design School, Backed By Google. Very interesting concept, can't wait to see the outcome and the implication for the future of design education.

Continue Reading

CMYK playing cards

Brilliantly stripping away all the heritage and history of traditional playing card design, Hundred Million removed everything they could from this CMYK Playing Card deck. The suits have been swapped for the printer's choice of ink: Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black, and the design on the back created from the kind of utilitarian registration marks and checks usually never seen by the public. Clever, simple and as easy to use—the cards are coloured by different opacities of ink, creating an amazing gradient when fanned out in your hand during that tense poker game....

Continue Reading

Clerkenwell Design Week

Clerkenwell is home to more creative businesses and architects per square mile than anywhere else on the planet, making it truly one of the most important design hubs in the world. This week saw the Clerkenwell Design Week,  architecture aficionado Peter Murray takes a tour around and explores some of the history.

Continue Reading