Month: April 2011

UK Refugee Week


BCMH have created an campaign for UK Refugee Week, an annual festival aiming to promote but mostly celebrate the positive contributions of refugees to the UK since 1951. The campaign is simply lovely. It is an original delightfully simple awareness campaign for a topic that few of us areaware of but, as the campaign highlights, deserve to recognise.  

C&G give the V’s up

harvard clean

Chermayeff & Geismar have created a comprehensive identity system for Harvard Maintenance, a major provider of cleaning and security services. Harvard Maintenance provides cleaning and security services for major corporate, educational, and industrial facilities across the nation. Chermayeff & Geismar designed a new identity system for the company with a logotype featuring an V extended into a check mark to emphasize reliability, efficiency, and expertise. Whilst the new logotype set in a bold Futura doesn’t […]


one day for design

13th April 2011 was a exciting day in the twittersphere. It was a One Day For Design — an open, global dialogue on the meaning and future of design, and on the meaning and future of professional associations in our field. Organised by AIGA, the ‘event’ drew over 30,000 tweets from nearly 3,900 Twitterers. More than 650 hashtags were tweeted and at one point #1d4d ranked as the number-four trending hashtag on Twitter in the […]

Form {London}

Awesome agencies

Form, London, were founded by Paul West and Paula Benson. They are driven by a philosophy I’ve always liked; not simply pumping out a conveyer belt of ‘eye candy’, but ensuring their work is beautiful, seductive and impactful.  

New doodle for Elmwood


2011 Elmwood, self-proclaimed, ’The World’s most effective brand design consultancy’ have updated their brand identity. Their identity has been given a new lease of life by Typographer Rob Clarke and renowned designer/illustrator Peter Horridge. Check out this film produced by weareseventeen for the brand launch.   Previous logo  

Un.titled {Leicester}

Awesome agencies

Based in Leicester, England, Un.titled are an award winning creative agency. Their work is confident in its execution, bold colours and crafted typography fuse elegantly with their poised use of photography throughout their work. Tw @UnDOTtitled  

Alphabet Arm {Boston}

Awesome agencies

I’ve long admired Boston’s Alphabet Arm Design. Their work is a sort of new age Americana, oozing with soul and a sense of wry enjoyment that you simply don’t find in most other places. Noted for their logo design and work in the music industry, flicking through their site is fantastic visual epxerience. Tw. @alphabetarm