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The Design History behind the official Commonwealth Programmes (1930, 1934)

Commonwealth Games 2014 - Glasgow

The Commonwealth Games sees athletes from around the Commonwealth – a group of 53 member states that were mostly territories of the former British Empire compete in a range of sports, hosted in cities selected by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF). When the Scottish city of Glasgow hosts the games in 2014, eighteen cities in seven countries will have hosted the event. Elanders UK takes a look at the history and design evolution of the official Commonwealth programmes.


Instagram’s Bolt Leak might be a Snapchat killer


Instagram has accidentally leaked its Snapchat competitor – Bolt. Some users reported to have seen a banner ad within the app that described the one tap messaging application. Instagram has still not come out with a comment on the incident and neither has its parent company Facebook.


100+ Free – a trivia app that tests your graphic knowledge

DESIGNerd 100+

A game made by a designer, for the designers, 100+ free is a quiz app that’ll put your design knowledge to the test. In the trivia app, Users answer multiple choice questions about various design related topics such as typography, branding, design studios, publishing and design history.


No Man’s Sky – exploring the horizon

No Man's Sky - Explore the Horizon

Every gamer knows and understands the limits and barriers of game worlds. Imagine all the barriers being removed, that there are no missions and quests that guide you and yet limit you. That’s akin to having true freedom in the game world – doing what you want, exploring the unexplored, going beyond that horizon, fail, succeed, learn. It’s this idea that makes No Man’s Sky such a mindbogglingly awesome concept.


Marimekko takes a bold step towards fashion

Everyday is a fashion show

“Every day is a fashion show!” – the brand Marimekko has taken these words quite seriously these days. From being the master in housewares now the brand takes a bold step and has entered the glamorous Fashion arena maybe (with what can be called) as a Bang!


Runpee – Perfect your pee breaks!


The worst part for a movie goer is the high ticket prices. The trouble begins when you drink too much of that Diet Coke. The sound of waterfalls and rivers in the background are making things difficult, but you can’t miss any part of the movie, so you stay put. Unless, you have downloaded the Runpee app on your smart-phone.

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