December 6, 2013
Excellent. Just excellent. Simon Grover over at Quietroom sent me a note earlier. In that note was a message telling me they have been busy foraging around gathering updates for The Santa Brand Book, something they previously won accolades and hugs for given it’s importance to us all.…Read More
December 6, 2013
I’ve been searching for a suitable messenger style laptop bag for my new 13″ Macbook Air, and my search has taken me all over the place. There are some lovely bags around, from: leather, canvas, nylon and even various recycled materials.…Read More
December 4, 2013
“totally free photos for your commercial & personal works”
I’m really liking the kindness of photographically inspired people at the moment for making the fruits of their love available to us, for free.…Read More
December 3, 2013
If you are looking for a pretty complete run-through of the 1968 Mexico Olympics logo and graphic system (brand identity), then this is a pretty decent place to start.
Found a huge article over on Graphic Ambient that contains image-after-image of the Olympic logo and graphic system in real-world scenarios, as well as more deconstructed style logo images.…Read More
November 30, 2013
Gratisography: Free high-resolution pictures you can use on your personal and commercial projects.
Click on an image to download the high-resolution version. New awesome pictures added weekly!
November 25, 2013
With so many self-initiated design projects doing the circuits, it’s a real joy to come across some that are truly inspiring, and not just another ‘minimal’ take on something.
Alain Bossuyt has really done himself proud with these colourful James Bond Fan Art Posters.…Read More
November 20, 2013
From the Rio 2016 website:” Sport pictograms are graphic icons facilitating the visual identification of each sport and are a Games tradition. In 2016, each Olympic and Paralympic sport will be represented by a unique pictogram for the first time.…Read More
October 25, 2013
Just absolutely loving these animated logo evolutions by Nick DiLallo over on YouTube. Nick has animated the following brand logos for your entertainment: American Airlines, Starbucks, UPS, GAP (the funniest), Apple (love hearing those system sounds again!) and NBC.…
September 24, 2013
Carlos de Toro emailed me with a lovely little note and a link to his website, more specifically a link to his gorgeous typeface, named Born. Carlos has clearly spent a lot of time, and put in a lot of love in the development and creation of his typeface, yet with all that Carlos is making Born a free download, but donations ARE obviously warranted I think.…Read More
September 17, 2013
North has created the new Barbican visual identity guidelines book, to mark the start of the AGI Open: the annual international graphic design event which is being held at the Barbican for its inaugural London edition.…Read More
September 11, 2013
I was a little unsure at first, but scanning down his list of brands made me realise just how similar, in shape in a lot of cases, each brand item is.…Read More
September 6, 2013
If you think this animated GIF showing the differences Arial and Helvetica is a little hard on the eyes, then you ain’t seen nothing yet. Dare you to click on the main image below… I mean seriously, have plenty of aspirin ready, and if you are epileptic, I would advise caution!…Read More
August 15, 2013
Carhartt Logotype WIP Process by Sergey Shapiron
Really enjoy studying these marvellous hand-drawn lettered sketches for Carhartt, by Sergey Shapiron. These have not been designed to replace the main Carhartt brand logo, but for an upcoming 2014 collection.…Read More
August 1, 2013
However, it seems that I had missed the true awesomeness of their collective output due to only recently seeing all their logo designs up on their Behance profile.…Read More
June 25, 2013
I’ve never particularly been fond of many car brand logos/emblems/badges, something about the way they just sit there, usually in ‘silver’, looking all meh.
However, seeing the sketches and process behind the redesigned SEAT logo has certainly given me a much healthier appreciation of the work and thought that has gone into this updated logo and brand identity for SEAT.…Read More
June 25, 2013
In my research to find logos for both Logo Stack, and now the new Brand Legends, I always end up stumbling on some real design classics. It’s one of the real joys of having a few side projects to get your teeth stuck into.…Read More