All posts tagged: Mercy

Liverpool students shoot for the Ballon D’raw


“Illustration and Design students need to be able to maintain a balance between having something of their own to say and also being able to talk to an existing audience; the relationship between education and commercial practice” Mike O’Shaughnessy, Senior Lecturer, Liverpool School of Art & Design. Ballon D’raw is a collaborative project between football magazine SPIEL and Liverpool School of Art & Design, which took the winners of the Ballon d’Or as a start point of an examination of the links between […]

Handsome Spiel


New work from Liverpool’s Well Made Studio, feast your eyes on Spiel Magazine; a quarterly, independent football magazine. SPIEL is about football, football and fashion, football and music, football and art. Sometimes SPIEL is about football as art but always it is always about offering a cultural perspective of the game. Originally launched 18 months ago and with a print run of over 5,000 distributed in London and the north of England, SPIEL has built a loyal […]

Now even more Well Made


Regular friends of DJ may be familiar with Liverpool’s Mercy, one of our favourite agencies whose work we shone a light on back in April. Well, times they are a’changing over at Mercy Heights – in fact, after a decade of delivering a diverse body of work, the chaps are taking the bold leap of dividing in to two and have announced the arrival of Well Made Studio, this Yuletide. Cue trumpets. Director and co-founder Doug Kerr says “When […]

Mercy {Liverpool}

Awesome agencies

How to summise Liverpool’s Mercy? Getting to know them a little makes it clear they’re not cut from a cloth of norm. Not your average run of the mill graphic show ponies, these chaps and chapettes have more than a trick or two in their stable immersing themselves in a broad world or workshops, performance, arts events, exhibition and, intriguingly, a venture where they set up their interns last year (but that’s a story for another […]