We brought news to you a couple of weeks ago about Wallpaper* magazine’s redesign and said that the website was set to follow suit. Well now it has, designed built in consultation with Nicolas Roope of Poke London and Marc Kremers and the results prove that the online offering was no afterthought.
Portrait and Darby, the same new typefaces which took centre stage in the print redesign are present and correct and the site is fully responsive with scrollable archives of stories. It’s crisp and clean with excellent use of imagery but there is also a slight but definite tone shift which makes the site seem slightly more fun and welcoming than previously.
Malaika Byng, online editor of Wallpaper.com said: ‘The site redesign conveys the richness of our content in an instant, maximising our photography and depth of stories. The fresh and sophisticated new look is paired with a dramatically enhanced user experience, which takes advantage of the most innovative technologies available.’"
- Otto Splotch combines the gross and absurd with beautifully detailed handiwork
- Designer Brando Corradini finds freedom in his personal work
- Kontrapunkt's type designers talks us through its design for Copenhagen's in-train displays
- Giovanni Hänninen documents the people of Tambacounda through 200 portraits
- Anything and everything is possible in Howie Kim’s digital fantasy worlds
- Larry Achiampong and David Blandy use video games to explore issues around race and class
- Facebook rebrands to distinguish the company from the app
- Kenny Brandenberger’s fluid typographic design is made with machine-like precision
- Noel Fielding on his Halloween-themed art show, Bake Off and Boosh
- Universal Sans is a customisable variable typeface system by Family Type
- Jack Kenyon photographs the wondrous spectacle of the Supreme Cat Show
- James Tupper embraces the ups and downs of being a freelancer in his charming animation