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Educating for an uncertain future

This is a guest post from Derek Yates, Programme Leader of Graphic Arts at Winchester School of Art Moving Brands CEO Mat Heinl joined author and educator, Derek Yates to deliver a keynote presentation at the bi-annual conference of the Graphic…

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Educating for an uncertain future

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Design – Art or Artform?

A recent Quartz article, centred on comments from Milton Glaser, has sparked some lively conversation across our studios. During a talk last month at New York’s Guggenheim museum, the design legend said that design by process has ‘no relationship to…

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Design – Art or Artform?

A fireside chat with women in design

In partnership with Ladies, Wine and Design, an event created by Jessica Walsh of Sagmeister & Walsh, Moving Brands hosted a fireside chat with four brilliant creative women in our San Francisco studio. Topics ranged from negotiating pay, work/life balance to…

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A fireside chat with women in design

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London’s identity (crisis)

  This is a guest post from Camilla Grey, a strategist and ex-MBer. Yesterday, London’s Mayor, Sadiq Khan, announced an open brief to creatives to submit a “visual interpretation of #LondonIsOpen [and] spread the message that London is open for…

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London’s identity (crisis)

Creating a visual identity for the vision impaired

Moving Brands has partnered with Wayfindr to create an accessible brand identity for the vision impaired community. Wayfindr is a google.org funded nonprofit that has created the world’s first Open Standard for wayfinding. These Standards take the form of guidelines…

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Creating a visual identity for the vision impaired

Celebrating International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women everywhere. Aki Shelton, our Executive Creative Director has curated six organizations that she believes are doing exciting things in the world for girls…

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

On Medium

Medium was launched in 2012 by Evan Williams and Biz Stone, both founders of Twitter. Like many others, we were attracted to Medium because of its uncluttered layout and simple editing tools. What we found was a unique space where…

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On Medium

Reading on TV? A Field Test

The question of the day is: would you read a book on your TV? Our good friend Josh Wilkie at Madefire dived into this subject recently. His first test subject: his daughter, Isabella. Read how the event unfolded for him…

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Reading on TV? A Field Test

An exclusive ask anything session with Moving Brands

Since joining Twitter in 2007, we’ve shared a whole lot about MB with you, from parties to projects to points of view. Now, to help us celebrate hitting the 30,000 follower mark, we want to hear more about you. We’d…

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An exclusive ask anything session with Moving Brands

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Is a typeface ever more influential than the words that use it?

MB’s Junior Copywriter Louie Zeegen gives an insight into the relationship between typeface and copy.   I attended the launch of Craig Oldham’s book, ‘In Loving Memory of Work’. It’s a glorious 168 pages, with 5 paper stocks and a coal-dust…

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Is a typeface ever more influential than the words that use it?

#JimSpeaks

#JimSpeaks is an ongoing series from MB Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Jim Bull that gives his opinion on creativity and his learnings from 16 years of running an independent, global creative business. Some of the brilliant questions Jim’s already answered…

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#JimSpeaks

The very best from CES 2015

Moving Brands’ Nick Monkhouse is back from Vegas after his trip to this years ‘all things tech’ CES conference. Read more below for his personal experience and highlights including his opinion on the collision of tech and the automotive industry,…

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The very best from CES 2015

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Where you should be shopping

You’ve done it again. You have one weekend left to buy all the gifts. But fear not, there are plenty of people in the MB studios in the same position. So, if like us, you’re not happy with settling for…

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Where you should be shopping

Creating our moving world

Holiday season at Moving Brands means it’s time to hit the tools; a chance to learn new tricks by creating physical, digital and print products. See the microsite here. This year, our global footprint grew with the launch of our…

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Creating our moving world

Why would a brand choose to upset its audience?

The innovation research team at GDR recently asked Moving Brands to consider whether a business would, and should, create a brand or campaign narrative aimed at eliciting an emotion other than happiness. You can read the GDR article here, and…

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Why would a brand choose to upset its audience?

Impatient India

Kyroorius Designyatra is one of the world’s biggest annual design conferences. Held in Goa, India, the sold-out event kicked off today and will host an impressive 1300 delegates from all over the world. Speakers including AKQA Founder Ajaz Ahmed, D&AD’s Holly Hall and Umbrellium’s Nitipak ‘Dot’ Samsen (and…

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Impatient India

Teaching what’s unteachable

“All children are born artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once they grow up”   Pablo Picasso Our understanding of how we learn and think may have become deeper – and the conditions in which we live and learn have…

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Teaching what’s unteachable

Review: Skylight by David Hare

Looking for something to do this weekend? Our Senior Copywriter Philip reviews Wyndham Theatre’s latest production, Skylight. ‘Skylight’ is a high-octane encounter between two people who are socially on different planets but, because of their shared history, are finely attuned to…

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Review: Skylight by David Hare

Be part of the digital storytelling revolution

At the turn of the millennium, creating a ‘digital-first’ brand was unheard of. The founders of Moving Brands used this to their advantage; they partnered with the big boys of the branding world to transform a beautiful logo on a…

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Be part of the digital storytelling revolution

The launch of Tapit: the wallet of the future

It’s not often that CEO’s congregate to celebrate the launch of a competitor’s product, but last week we saw just this at the press launch of Swisscom’s latest digital product offer. Tapit is Swisscom’s first move into contactless (or NFC)…

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The launch of Tapit: the wallet of the future

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Sundance

Sundance

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Let’s CES 2016

Let’s CES 2016

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Tech family time

Tech family time

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The fall of lol

The fall of lol

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