The Brief 2/14/17: Design News You Might Have Missed

Happy Valentine’s Day slash Singles Awareness Day slash just another Tuesday, depending on however you view it. Regardless, we hope it’s a good one. If you’re scrambling for an amazing last-minute gift that is a little more meaningful than the traditional dozen roses and teddy bear, then check out our V Day gift guide.

Also, we announced something exciting yesterday: a call for entries for the Nielsen Design Impact Award. If you’ve designed something that has been a key role in attracting new buyers and driving sales for a brand, then this is your time to shine. The award identifies the most impactful redesigns over the last two years. It’s more than just pretty packaging—it’s something that’s performing well in the market, too. The deadline to enter is March 6th, 2017, and bonus: registration is free. (!)

Okay, here’s the latest: