Event: Webbys 5 at the ICA

Reading Time: 3 minutes I was invited by some Poke London folk to go along to an event promoting the Webby awards this evening. The highlight was a series of talks, each bounded by restrictions inspired by the Webby’s five-word acceptance speech limits: The organisers managed to get along a number of great speakers: This isn’t a complete capture … Read moreEvent: Webbys 5 at the ICA

Visual Identity, or A vaguely interconnected tale of two dumb companies and one dumb logo

Reading Time: 2 minutes Branding and visual identity is very important for a company. They convey what the company is, in the same way that a good artist can convey who the model really is in a portrait. Being a brand guardian is like being a good parent, knowing the art of when to set boundaries and when give … Read moreVisual Identity, or A vaguely interconnected tale of two dumb companies and one dumb logo

Adhesive branding

Reading Time: < 1 minute Sticker from Leon Originally uploaded by renaissancechambara. I love the ‘adhesive’ branding at LEON restaurant on The Strand. They use plain packaging and brand it up with a selection of stickers like the one in the pictures. The images have been co-opted from old marketing and advertising images. There isn’t a unifying visual brand theme, … Read moreAdhesive branding

Stussy World Tour trailer – freakin’ awesome

Reading Time: < 1 minute Some of the biggest names real art including Futura himself in a documentary. The world series refers to Stussy’s guest range of world series t-shirts, but the film is more than an advert; it captures the thoughts of dozens of artists and designers who’ve led the cutting edge in graphic and visual design for the … Read moreStussy World Tour trailer – freakin’ awesome