Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Paris added to Trump's list of hates

Trump is wrong of course saying 'Paris is no longer Paris'. 'Paris will always be Paris' as Maurice Chevalier said.

Saturday, 25 February 2017

New United Kingdom passport design competition

Following our work on the Great Britain in Europe campaign and logotype, we are now working on the design competition for the new post Brexit United Kingdom passport redesign. If Brexit has to happen, maybe we can at least have a decent passport design to boost morale. Coming soon. Watch this space and competition winner announcement.

Thursday, 16 February 2017

Disappointing B'A, new Bassin d'Arcachon brand

Launch of a new brand and visual identity for the Bassin d'Archon (top). A disappointing and graphically weak proposal that communicates little of the region. (Previous version bottom).
As so often in France, absolutely no mention of the designer or agency is made.
Another version has the full name spelt out. I'm still hunting a decent visual.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Trumps "alternative" wall design

Oh no, Trump is going to redesign the wall. Homeland Security estimates it will cost $21 billion, almost double Trumps estimate of €12 billion. So he says he's going to design a cheaper one. Ikea have proposed a flat-pack model, here is a  signature scribble proposal - dirt cheap and razor sharp if you try to climb it.

Monday, 6 February 2017

Jean Widmer's original sketches for the Beaubourg logotype

Jean Widmer's original sketches and compositions for the Beaubourg logotype. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Piano & Rogers designed museum.

Branding & packaging design for Mornin' Milk, selected for Pentawards

Branding & packaging design for Mornin' Milk. Project led with Jérome H, Nathalie T and designers Margaux, Camille, Martin & Alexis. Selected for Pentawards 2016 in China. A different milk time is displayed on every face.

Not the most inspired of logotypes for the French presidential elections!

Not the most inspired of logotypes for the Socialist candidates for the 2017 French presidential elections! Basically all the same apart from Macron's trembling Lycée handwriting... Pity they didn't consult some designers.

Saturday, 28 January 2017

Design of the Year Awards 2016

Ikea's flat pack refugee shelter wins overall 2016 award. Jonathan Barnbrook's Blackstar album for Bowie wins the Graphic Design award for 2016. Now launched as a postage stamp by the UK Post Office.

Make America Hate Again

Sunday, 15 January 2017

Iconographic brainstorming & concept boards

Examples of concept boards from iconographic brainstorming sessions for two different projects. First for the 'Workspace of the Future' and secondly for the branding and interior design of a 'Wine bar and micro brewery' project for an international client.

Monday, 9 January 2017