Down on paper, up a mountain

Down on paper, up a mountain

One of the most pleasing aspects to working as a designer is the process; taking a brief, designing the initial concepts from scribbles on paper to ‘worked up’ visuals, developing these with the client and then seeing the result, whether physical product or on screen.

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The art of the house style

The art of the house style

As well as good design, I love music. Particularly inspiring are album cover designs that successfully capture the essence of the music.

There are many examples of great album covers but for me the most interesting, from a brand perspective, are those that are part of a record label’s house style.

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Brand View: Carluccio’s

Brand View: Carluccio’s

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review of brands that use creative and effective graphic design…

CarlucciosCarluccio’s is a brand that consistently uses high quality design, which is always evolving, to perfectly match the restaurant experience. It is the complete package. It was started by Priscilla and Antonio Carluccio in 1998.

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Rebranding myself

Rebranding myself

Ihave a new company name, a logo and a fresh website. As a designer, naturally I designed these myself – but I also had to be the client. As a first blog post, I thought I’d share a little of my own thinking about the project.

Creating the new brand was my opportunity to express what I do best as a designer and care about most. A clean slate. Where to start and how to proceed?

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