Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Vintage Coke and soda crates

Sourced on e-bay, these vintage soda crates make great shelving. Via notcot.com

Branding, Retail Design Workshop

We are running a Branding and Retail Design Workshop with Y4 students at the Ecole Bleue. The workshop kicked-off with branding and visual communications over three weeks and will then move into architecture, interior design and lighting etc, finishing with a global presentation of all design disciplines. Some examples of projects.

Top 20 slogans of all time

Creative Review February for the top 20 slogans of all time.

Sunday, 29 January 2012

Circles in Thailand

Kept noticing the presence of circles whilst in Bangkok. So here is 'Circles in Thailand'.

The end of the dog... literally

The 'Chien Caniveau' concept and associated signage is finally at an end. As illustrated by this sign fragment seen in Paris this week. The pavement has been relaid to create Autolib parking and the hind quarters of the dog is all that remains of the Caniveau sign. The end of an era!

Thursday, 26 January 2012

CommDe Open Studio Bangkok

I have just run the Open Studio workshop with CommDe, the school of design of Chula longkorn University Bangkok. The workshop with 3rd and 2nd Year students explored destination branding and the creation of a new brand for Bangkok. Plus, a one day session with MBA and Master's students concentrated on 'Design for added value in business' and a hands-on workshop activity.

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

No Balloon's!

Intrigued by No Balloon's, on the Bangkok BTS Skytrain. Hopefully one of my Thai students will explain what it is all about.

Thai Telecoms Olympics

Interesting twist on the Olympics symbol seen on the streets of Bangkok, sponsored by Thai Telecoms.

True internet digital flip display wall

Entire wall digital flip display in True wi-fi cafe, in Siam Square. True have 80% on the Bangkok internet and mobile market.

Bangkok signs and street graphics

Walking Street, Siam Square, great semiotic representation of a walk... Direction signs get the point across. Bangkok Skytrain pictograms including No Hawking. Street signs in Chinatown on the eve of Chinese New Year. Thai Tuk-Tuk registration.

Monday, 16 January 2012

Design travels in Bangkok

Amused on my first day in Bangkok to see someone wearing a t shirt with the iconic logotype design that I created as part of the tsunami disaster relief programme. Design travels...

Monday, 2 January 2012

2012 card extensively featured in the design press

As in the last few years, my 2012 New Year card has been extensively featured in the design press and on design websites. A good start to the New Year.