Burning Man?

Another day another logo, although this one has a more emotive connection with yours truly than purely being a nice looking branding device!


Published on Feb 20, 2015 at 7:04 pm.
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Les Trois Baudets

The Three Donkeys is a music venue in Pigalle which was created in the late 1940s by Jacques Canetti, to fill the absence of Parisian venues where young artists, mostly unknown, could easily perform in front of an audience. This is a poster that is [...]

Published on Oct 14, 2014 at 8:19 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


Bruce Lee

Recently discovered the work of Bernard Pras while hanging out in the Mediathèque in Vincennes… like one does. He makes some nice 3D sculptures. This one is called Bruce Lee (2006) [...]

Published on Jan 31, 2014 at 5:53 pm.
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Downtown Showdown

Really good to see illustration making a comeback in ads . This is a beautifully executed vector piece for the Vans Skate-off Showdown thingy in Paris this coming weekend- Aug 31st. [...]

Published on Aug 29, 2013 at 1:26 am.
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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.


Art Director for hire.

Orangegodd IS Craftyfish. [...]

Parisian street art

Almost every day my cycle route takes me through the heart of the 19th and 20th arrondissements. From Blvd Ménilmontant via Blvds Belleville and Villette on towards Stalingrad via Jaurès, this is not a place for the faint of heart. [...]

Published on Dec 03, 2012 at 11:15 am.
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Photoshop montage loveliness

Always nice to see some really well done Photoshop montage shizzle. This is a great example for the  upcoming Canal Plus docufiction (!) ‘Paris, La ville a remonter le temps’. [...]

Published on Oct 02, 2012 at 3:44 pm.
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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. [...]


Just check out those curves-that’s no Ford Mondeo!
Visited Les Arts Décoratifs last night to see the exhibition L’art de l’auto mobile. [...]

Published on Aug 19, 2011 at 1:11 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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More interesting Parisian angles. This time from the drawing board of Architect Christian de Portzamparc. Situated in The Parc de la Villette, [...]

Published on Jul 14, 2010 at 4:28 pm.
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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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Electric Kool Aid

Absolutely stunned by this adshell in Pigalle Metro. It was meant to be delivering some sales pitch for some useful, but ultimately pointless item [...]

Published on Jun 11, 2010 at 2:32 pm.
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Having previously had to suffer the questionable delights of  a weekly shopping trip to my rather pokey local Tesco Metro on Portobello Rd, I was [...]

Published on May 02, 2010 at 2:27 pm.
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Design to make your heart race

The French are a funny lot. Curmudgeonly and apathetic are two phrases that come to mind quite often, but when it comes to designing beautiful [...]

Published on Mar 26, 2010 at 11:18 am.
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L’empire de la mort

Created in 1780 to house the dead from the overflowing Paris cemetries, the Catacombes is the final resting place of some 6 million Parisians. [...]

Published on Mar 25, 2010 at 10:32 am.
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Partageons l’amour du bon pain!

Whilst working at the 2nd most famous building in Mornington Crescent, we infrequently had the benefits of Young & Rubicam’s ruminations on Marketing via [...]

Published on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:32 pm.
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Pixel Stretching in the real world

At the Salon de Maison et Objet > Design à Vivre in Paris recently and had the pleasure of seeing this amazing rug designed by Richard Hutten. [...]

Published on Feb 03, 2010 at 9:51 pm.
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