Candy Crush office features cartoon design


Candy Crush officeThe Stockholm office for games producer King features cartoonish designs fit for its products.

The company behind the famous Candy Crush Saga game now greets visitors with an egg-shaped reception desk.

Swedish design agency Adolfsson & Partners oversaw this colourful project: the 1940s building is split into areas such as Magic Forest, Green Hills, Treasure Island,

Countryside, and Deep Sea.

Discover the imaginative scheme here and let us know if you’d work in an office like this.

Street art that can only be seen when it rains


Seattle graffitiAn American artist has created an innovative style of street art, which can only be seen in certain conditions.

Peregrine Church has taken advantage of Seattle’s rainy weather with his new style of street art, which only appears when the pavements are wet.

He uses non-toxic superhydrophobic coating to create his temporary graffiti, rendering his project completely legal.

Have a closer look at this cheerful yet revolutionary street art here and tell us what you think of it.

Shortlist unveiled for London bridge competition


Nine Elms to Pimlico bridge A shortlist of architects and engineers has been revealed for the design of the new bridge between Nine Elms and Pimlico in London.

The juries have narrowed down the 74 teams in the February longlist to just four designs.

Wandsworth Council leader, Ravi Govindia, said: “the quality of the submissions went beyond our best expectations and the interest this competition has generated across London has been tremendous.”

The final winner will be selected in the autumn.

Find out more about the competition here and tell us what you think about it.

Clever ads transforms famous paintings for glasses brand


Clever French adsA series of clever adverts shows a pair of glasses changing well-known paintings almost beyond recognition.

The ads for the eyewear retailer Keloptic use paintings by Van Gogh and Monet to show the impact of the right pair of glasses.

When viewed with Keloptic glasses, the artists’ recognisable Impressionist style ‘transforms’ into precise pictures.

The clever campaign was selected for a merit award at the 2014 One Show.

Have a closer look at the ads here and tell us what you think.

Website turns handwriting into fonts


MyScriptFontA free online tool can turn your handwriting into a font in less than ten minutes.

‘MyScriptFont’ is perfect for when you get bored with the usual fonts or want to create a unique typeface.

To use it, you just need to download a template, write on it with a marker, and scan it back into your computer.

Take a look at the innovative tool here and tell us if you would transform your handwriting into a font.

Harrods creates Chelsea Flower Show garden based on perfume


Harrods gardenHarrods is launching its first Chelsea Flower Show garden around the theme of perfume.

The department store, with help from garden designer Sheena Seeks, will display flowers that are commonly used in the process of making perfumes as sold at Harrods for over a century.

The designer explained: “one side of the garden is going to look like a perfume laboratory, inspired by the processes where flowers are embedded into wax or have their oils extracted to capture their scent.”

In addition to this, technology will allow visitors to see virtual flowers coming into life with their smartphones.

Have a look at this innovative garden here and tell us if you’ll be visiting.

Valspar creates illusionary artwork for its UK launch


Valspar has unveiled its UK launch campaign with a piece of illusionary street art on London’s Clerkenwell Road.Valspar street art

Tying in with the campaign’s theme, the artwork by the paint brand was made to look like a family home with a wall knocked through.

The art installation, which was designed by Will Taylor and painted by Nina Camplin, is part of Valspar’s ‘Colour Outside the Lines’ campaign . 

The artwork will be on display throughout March.

Have a look at the installation here and tell us what you think.

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