Other related projects

Here we show some current internal studio projects in development.

Most will become publications, fonts or online trials. They have all started life as points of interest for us and there is no formal brief other than to make something which shows off the subject to its best advantage. General themes are ephemera, the tactile nature of print, colour, form and the beauty or craft and other older technologies.

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Wednesday
Apr042012

Ampersand

These images are not computer generated but photographs. Find out how they were created.

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Wednesday
Feb152012

Batsford book covers

These covers use an intriguing graphic language, clearly derived from photographs.

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Monday
Feb132012

Beer mats

An exploration of the naive graphics and crude printing of these ephemeral items.

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Sunday
Feb122012

Coogee Dunny typeface

This project was inspired by a stencilled sign on a brick-built outhouse in Australia.

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Saturday
Feb112012

Fruit wrappers

Marketing, protection, decoration and obviously far too lovely to throw away.

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Friday
Feb102012

Jacques Liozu

Quaint regional maps of France have been edited and combined to make up a whole country map.

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Thursday
Feb092012

Massimo Vignelli's Unigrid

A fantastic example of grids in action, and how they can help to cement identity

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Thursday
Feb092012

Orient Express typeface

I have owned a panel from the Orient Express for a while and from this have developed a typeface.

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Wednesday
Feb082012

Printers' control strips

Some of todays packaging design is less interesting than the hidden quality control marks.

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