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20/07/2017

Muji ventures into hospitality

Muji ventures into hospitality

This is for all you people who have dreamed of furnishing your home entirely with Muji products. The Japanese retailer is expanding its business from home goods to hotels. Set for the end of this year Muji is launching a property in…

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22/03/2017

Is Drake Killing the Album?

Is Drake Killing the Album?

Is popular music killing the album? The latest project from Toronto rap artist Drake, entitled ‘More Life’, which dropped this week, is not an album or mixtape, but a self-described ‘playlist’. Is Drake’s adoption of the term a trendy technicality,…

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12/01/2017

Giving Technology a Familiar Face

Giving Technology a Familiar Face

If there was one lesson to take away from CES 2017, it’s that soon all your technology will talk to you (according to the exhibitors, anyway). Many of the connected devices on display — from ovens, to baby monitors and…

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28/07/2016

Plagiarism schmagiarism

Plagiarism schmagiarism

The social media design sphere has been awash with controversy this week amid claims from independent designers that high street retailer Zara has been directly copying their work. It’s not the first time Zara has been involved in plagiarism claims.…

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14/07/2016

Pokémon Go crazy

Pokémon Go crazy

Unless you’ve been hiding under a Geodude for the last week you would have noticed the cultural phenomenon that is Pokémon Go. Just as a Pidgeotto evolves into a glorious Pidgeot, the free augmented reality mobile game has skyrocketed to…

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01/07/2016

A six week whirlwind at Moving Brands New York

A six week whirlwind at Moving Brands New York

For six weeks this summer, MBNY gained our first intern, Joosje Lupa (middle), a discernible presence in the small studio. She shadowed Marketing and Programme Management but left with a lot more. She shares her thoughts about her time below:…

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25/05/2016

The internet of idiots

The internet of idiots

It was a great week for anyone who enjoys people screwing up on the internet. First up is American Republican congressional candidate, Mike Webb, who posted a screenshot of his web browser on Facebook. Unfortunately two tabs in the screenshot…

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16/05/2016

Making Budweiser Great Again

Making Budweiser Great Again

Budweiser has revealed a new design for its beer cans. At first glance you probably won’t notice much of a difference, but it has, in fact, renamed to ‘America’ for the summer. Along with the bold and timely name-swap, the…

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29/04/2016

A NYCxDesign crawl, of sorts

A NYCxDesign crawl, of sorts

NYCxDESIGN is New York City’s official citywide celebration of design. It is a platform for cultural and commercial opportunities, elevates established and emerging design practices and increases awareness and appreciation of design for all. Having recently opened our new studio in SoHo,…

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28/04/2016

Tokyo finds harmony

Tokyo finds harmony

Following the plagiarism saga that forced out Kenjiro Sano’s original Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo, a fresh design has been unveiled. Designed by Asao Tokolo, the Harmonized Chequered Emblem was chosen on Monday from a shortlist of four. The new design,…

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