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Founded in 2007, It’s Nice That is a publishing platform that encompasses several different online, print and events offerings as part of its mission of championing creativity across the art and design world.

The Layzell Bros embody America as a destructive but lovable toddler for Sarah Silverman show

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After seeing The Layzell Bros comedy music video for Adam Buxton, Sarah Silverman approached the animation and illustration sibling duo to make the title sequence for her new show. The comedian’s Hulu series, I Love You, America, explores unity in an increasingly divided country, so the concept for the 30-second animation depicts the US as a giant, belligerent, but ultimately lovable toddler.

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Books From The Future’s experimentally collaborative and investigative publishing

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Books From The Future is a London-based publisher working at the intersection of research, education and publishing founded by educators Yvan Martinez and Joshua Trees. The pair started Books From The Future as a way to explore the models used to structure contemporary art and design education that are “no longer relevant yet have become so institutionalised and internalised that alternatives can seem wildly idealistic and unrealistic by comparison.”

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Jigsaw unveils punchy pro-immigration AW17 campaign

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In a bold and punchy move, British fashion brand Jigsaw has released its new AW17 campaign featuring the tagline “Heart Immigration,” which also includes a manifesto published on the brand’s website and Twitter account. The campaign, design by London-based creative agency The Corner, features a host of diverse models in a typical Jigsaw-style stately home and has taken over London’s Oxford Circus underground station.

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House of Commons to host discussion on how to train the next generation of designers

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Tomorrow, on 12 October, the Design and Technology Association (DATA) will host a discussion at the House of Commons around the issue of how to best train the next generation of designers and engineers. The discussion is taking place in conjunction with the All-Party Group on Innovation and Design, and Edge Foundation, with an audience of influential individuals from across government as well as educators and design experts.

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Rico and Michael photographically explore the unavoidable influence of mainstream culture

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Over three years, photographers Rico Sacgliola and Michael Meier scouted the streets of Western cities, looking for candid but completely normal moments to capture. The result is Years Later… published by Edition Patrick Frey, which displays how mainstream culture is unavoidable in any city and at any age. The photographs are accompanied by everyday conversations too, pulled together from overheard snippets and Youtube videos, creating a book that is quite extraordinary in its normality.

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London’s Science Museum launches new logo by North Design to a controversial response

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London’s Science Museum has unveiled its new logo by North Design. Typographically led, the redesign adopts a full cap logo in a sans-serif font decreasing in thickness as the letters are spelled out across a changing gradient background of pink and purple. The identity launched on the Science Museum’s Twitter earlier this week in a short animation.

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