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08/01/2013

2012 round up part 3 – celebrating our institutions

2012 round up part 3 – celebrating our institutions

There is no denying that 2012 was the year of sport and celebration. The Olympics brought us all together under the banner of sport and human excellence, but for those of us not so sport inclined, there was still plenty…

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2012 round up part 2 – surprise and substance

2012 round up part 2 – surprise and substance

Looking back at the year that has gone, 2012 was indeed tainted with the seriousness of a double dip recession. It was a year where conventions were being questioned and artists who were different to the norm began to truly…

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23/07/2012

The sponsors’ language of the games

An unofficial style to the Olympics has emerged and the proof is all around us, cheering us on from every billboard in sight. Agencies striving to find a contrast to the London 2012 identity has resulted an unofficial yet universal…

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10/05/2012

Which part of ‘No’ don’t you understand?

Which part of ‘No’ don’t you understand?

On Tuesday night I went along to Creative Social where Flo Heiss, Sam Bell, Steve Price, Becky Power, Andy Sandoz and Laura Jordan Bambatch gathered to talk fighting talk and the power of the word ‘No’. Andy Sandoz unpacked his…

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26/04/2012

Streetstories

There are many efforts being made to brand London as a cultural hub for the Olympics, including a parade of exhibitions showcasing our most cherished British artists. But as the streets are taken over by road works and the promotions…

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25/04/2012

The 40 Pixel Puppeteer

The 40 Pixel Puppeteer

For myself and 350 million other Google Gmail users, the omnipresent black topnav has been capturing more than its share of web experience. Google is continually positioning itself as the operating system of the web. (hence the Chrome push) From…

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09/04/2012

TYPO SF

TYPO SF

Last week, a few of us had the pleasure of attending TYPO SF the first TYPO conference in the United States. Our interns Will and Karen attended Day 2 and Karen had this to say about the experience, “it was…

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27/03/2012

A graphic designer’s role should be more like a consulting doctor than an artist

A graphic designer’s role should be more like a consulting doctor than an artist

Gallery Libby Sellers is currently showcasing the extensive body of work by Richard Hollis, a graphic designer, author and teacher. The exhibition, curated by Emily King, includes work made by Hollis in the 50s to the present day, ranging from…

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16/03/2012

D&AD President’s Lecture

D&AD President’s Lecture

On Wednesday night MB’s Ben, Callum, Fiona and I shuffled down to see Lord David Puttnam, Sir Alan Parker and Bob Gill in conversation as part of D&AD’s 50th anniversary celebrations. We went expecting war stories from the early days…

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You Are Not Your Design

You Are Not Your Design

On Tuesday we had visitors from Carnegie Mellon’s design program in our San Francisco studio. 15 bright-eyed students were given a tour, walked-through our process, and were shown a live demo of our Kinect hack, Hand Drawn. We then fielded…

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