Friday Spark!

Our weekly round-up of what creatively inspires us.

This week we showcase stunning designs of the future of branding, a link about ink and tipping topography.

The future of branding - designers' predictions for 2017

At a time of tremendous political and cultural upheaval, one thing remains certain: Companies will keep trying to sell you stuff, and they'll keep coming up with new ways
to do it.

Source: Fast Code Design


From air pollution to amazing art - carbon emissions converted to ink

A graduate has taken on the challenge of turning something as ugly as street pollution into something beautiful.

Source: Design Boom


Rock and tilt - discover Earth's topography with this interactive site

Search any place on Earth.

Source: TopoTopo


Awesome images from The Art of Building photography competition.

The Hive, a spectacular new bee-inspired sculpture at The Royal Botanical Gardens in Kew, London, seen from below.  One of the entrants in the Art of Building photography competition organised by the Chartered Institute of Building in the UK.

Source: The Art of Building


National Geographic: 128 years of using art to explain

A new book features some of the best infographics from National Geographic magazine’s 128-year history. Here, we present ten of our favourite examples that show how graphic design and illustration have been used to help explain our complex world.

Source: Creative Review


Trainspotting's 'Banana flats' awarded Category A listing

A block of flats in Edinburgh, Scotland, made famous by the novel and acclaimed film "Trainspotting" have been awarded Category A listed status.

Source: BBC News


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