Antique Monograms.


Recently been admiring a book on Antique Monograms. [...]

Published on Apr 02, 2014 at 10:15 pm.
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Pulp. Part 2 (Non-fiction)

Been doing some branding for Paris eCigarette retailer Sunny Smoker.

This is a part of the product lanch for their new brand- PULP Liquid

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Op Art Loveliness

Reminiscent of Bridget Reilly at her  best, these marvellous examples of Op Art ads for the new season at the Théâtre de La Ville have been popping up around the Paris Metro recently.

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Origami and Unicorns

Two logos. Two years apart. Different Designers. Similar result.

While perusing the quite wonderful site Brand New, (like one does in order to stay ahead in this game), I came across this new(ish) identity from Landor. (logo #1) [...]

Published on Mar 02, 2013 at 6:02 pm.
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Tell me how you like it

Just in case anyone thought that I wasn’t keeping my eye in recently, I post for your enjoyment an experimental typography project that until recently remained 1’s and 0’s and seemed destined to live forever in the dark recesses of Binary Land. [...]

Published on Nov 26, 2012 at 2:41 am.
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Shu-Shak

There seems to be something in the air recently! Another logo project, this time for a high fashion boutique selling shoes and accessories for the discerning lady. [...]

Published on May 31, 2012 at 10:44 am.
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Centre Quatre

This is so lovely it makes me want to shout from the rooftops about it!
CentQuatre on rue d’abervilliers in the 18eme arr continually puts out stunningly designed advertising. This is no exception. [...]



Bien

Well, it has been a while. When I  started this blog it was my intention to write at least a blog a week. [...]

Published on Aug 16, 2011 at 11:04 am.
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Norwegian loveliness

It’s a bit of a mouthful- the name of the airport 45 minutes outside of Oslo. ‘Moss Airport Rygge’. Thankfully those in charge of the airport branding didn’t try and cram it all into the logo. [...]

Published on Jul 12, 2011 at 6:17 pm.
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Flåm

Beautiful type, harmonised colours and some pleasing symmetry announcing the fact that one is about to embark on a wonderous train journey up a mountain from Flåm to Myrdal in the heart of Fjord country. Gotta love the simplicity!

Published on Jul 01, 2011 at 12:07 pm.
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Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records is in the process of updating their branding. I was part of a 3 person team assigned the task of injecting some much needed vibrancy into a rather jaded identity that didn’t really encapsulate what GWR is all about. [...]

Published on May 25, 2011 at 12:11 pm.
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I miss him

Some quite beautiful works of art in the 20th arr in Paris. The site of an old bus depot which is currently embroiled in political machinations regarding planning permission is currently a canvas for Parisian based taggers of all styles and persuasions. [...]

Published on Apr 29, 2011 at 11:21 am.
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Unsimplify

It’s that time of year again. Spring cleaning the Mac and its hard drive to find out what can be thrown out / archived / resurrected etc etc. [...]

Published on Apr 13, 2011 at 6:34 pm.
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Creative Book

The joy of networking: Part 23b.

Sign up to be one of the early adopters of the http://www.thecreativebook.com A portfolio/networking site aimed at fashionistas the world over. [...]

Published on Apr 07, 2011 at 6:34 pm.
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Backwards, inside out or reversed

I can’t quite decide which of the above apply in this instance, but I like it a lot. It may be the combination of everything; [...]

Published on Mar 16, 2011 at 1:28 am.
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I ham Cheeseburger

I like this a lot. Not the product! although I have previously been known to rabbit on about Spam- the graphic approach to the packaging. [...]

Published on Feb 26, 2011 at 10:13 pm.
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Souplex

Souplex was a Belgian brand of motor cycles that existed between 1939 and 1945. This was their marque. Quite beautiful. [...]

Published on Dec 12, 2010 at 7:21 pm.
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ooh- just there, more more.

Became a bit distracted while exploring routes for a new branding project. It must have been the dry corporate nature of the client which led me here. [...]

Published on Jul 21, 2010 at 9:10 pm.
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Form

From the Parc de la Villette a Paris. Today it exists by itself with no need for an explanation. Tomorrow I may add my pennies worth.


Published on Jun 26, 2010 at 9:49 am.
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Hrvatskua Preporoda

The little Croatian village of Bol on the western coast of the island of Brac is a wonderous place. The beach of Zlatni rat and a monastry that snuggles against [...]

Published on Jun 15, 2010 at 7:00 pm.
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