Thursday, 29 March 2012

Graphic British Olympics kit by Stella McCartney

Incredibly graphic and powerful British Olympics 2012 kit designed by Stella McCartney and produced by Adidas.

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Impossible typeface by Martzi Hegedüs

Brilliant optical illusion typeface by Hungarian graphic designer Martzi Hegedüs called Frustro. Take's M C Escher illusions to a new dimension. He plans to launch an OpenType version shortly.

Monday, 26 March 2012

Grass Paint, just roll it on

Grass Paint by Professor Sangmin Bae of Kaist and ID+IM Design Lab enables you to 'paint' grass onto any surface. Grass seed, natural fertilizer and nutrients are mixed together, sprouting in a week and providing green grass cover within a month. Green rolling not green washing.

Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Great British comics on Royal Mail stamps

The Royal Mail launches a set of postage stamps celebrating British Comics. Designed by The Chase they feature leading characters and front pages of ten classic comics. Takes me straight back to Prep School.

Saturday, 17 March 2012

Interactive poster that plays music

The first interactive poster that plays music using printed circuits with conductive ink trails has been developed by British scientists, research students and technology industries.
Listening Post plays song clips when a thumbnail image is pressed. The potential for 'smart paper' in communications and packaging is exciting. Soon print will be singing and talking to us. More.

Magnificent early C20th bevel edged 3D facia signage

Tuesday, 6 March 2012

Moving Brands for Cloud Experience, brand creation process

CX Journey FIlm from Moving Brands on Vimeo.

Jelly typography - delicious!

This delicious looking Jelly typography brought out my British-ness. Designed by Spanish duo Esteve & Rallo for m-inspira.

Monday, 5 March 2012

Organic Cosmetics Seminar Ecole de Design Nantes

Typographic design programme

Examples of work produced in the concept phase of a typographic design workshop with 3rd Year students at the Ecole Bleue. Each student will create a unique 2D or 3D alphabet.