Brighton design degree shows

The Brighton design degree shows are open this week, showing a huge range of design work from Graphic Design and Illustration, to Fashion, Textiles and 3D. Well worth a walk…

Safe Staffing logo design

Most-seen work

We produced a logo for the British Parking Association many years ago (2005 and still being used!), and because it is featured on the signs at most of the UK…


Lifeforms exhibition by Universal Everything

Very much enjoyed the Lifeforms exhibition just off The Strand recently. A series of 14 ‘generative pieces’, some of which are partially created or altered by the viewer. Generative seems…

Drak Matter

Dark Matter, Berlin

Recently back from a trip to Berlin we can very much recommend the Dark Matter installation. The seven pitch-black individual rooms occupy the site of a former factory, located about…

GoGo Brazilian logo design

Award-winning logo design

We are delighted to hear that our logo design for GoGo Brazilian, the Brighton-based hot waxing company has been selected for a DesignRush logo design award which will be published…

Abstract aerial photography

The photography of JP and Mike Andrews

Her’s a few examples of their beautifully simple, abstract aerial photography. The brothers developed their particular style of drone photography whilst on a trip to Australia, and have since gone…

Conran & Partners logo

Beautifully simply C&P logo by DutchScot

This is a particularly lovely piece of design. That two characters can come together so beautifully to create a third is the kind of design that does make you smile….


The playful photography of Anna Devís and Daniel Rueda

A recent Guardian article featured these two Spanish photographers’ work. Together they produce these graphically simple, playful and imaginative images using very little post-production, relying instead on location, natural light…

Royal College of Nursing brochure design

Nursing Workforce Standards

We recently designed this document for The Royal College of Nursing. It was “created to explicitly set out what must happen within workplaces to ensure the delivery of safe and…

web design illustrations claire green

Website illustrations by Claire Green

We are currently working on a website redesign for one of the UK’s largest trade unions. Having not historically worked with a lot of illustrators on our design projects in…

Guinness advert

Guinness ‘welcome back’

Pre-empting the indoor opening of pubs next week, a lovely piece of work, further cementing it’s black and white shape as a distinctive brand asset that can be played around…

Kelsey Johnson Photography

Kelsey Johnson – behind the scenes

Always a fan of behind the scenes – here is a series of location v shot images from Kelsey Johnson, a Seattle based travel photographer.


Award-winning branding for GoGo Brazilian

We worked with this Brighton small business over lockdown to develop their branding and website in preparation for the sector being able to re-open. It can be both exhilarating and…

Benjamin Shine

Benjamin Shine’s sculptures from fabric

Some astonishing work from Benjamin Shine to produce these sculptures from fabric, using just a needle and thread, and an iron.


Great thinking to get into advertising

A really good example of doing something different to capture the attention. In this case the attention of some of the UK’s best advertising agencies by securing their company names…

Tokyo toilet project

The Tokyo toilet project

Designed by architect Shigeru Ban, these innovative public toilets form part of a project that providing redesigned facilities in 17 locations around Shibuya. Each location given over to a different…

Brighton graphic design degree show 2020

Brighton Graphic Design Degree Show

Amongst all the other restrictions being faced around the country, it is a shame not to be able to visit the Brighton Degree Shows this year. A really hard year…

Toursim design

The Westfjords Way

Way back before the Covid-19 epidemic changed everything, we were working with Blue Sail on a toolkit for businesses in Iceland, to help them promote a new ‘touring route’ around…

Bob Mazzer photography, London Underground

Bob Mazzer’s photography

We were recently introduced to the work of Bob Mazzer, London-born photographer now residing on the south coast. Although his work covers many subjects and locations, it seems he is…

Dracula billboard design

Coming alive after dark

An inspired bit of thinking from BBC Creative for this billboard design. What appear to be random wooden stakes thrust into the board, only reveal their true objective after dark….


Bridget Riley

Always fan’s of her graphical work, this exhibition of Bridget Riley’s work over the past half century is a starting collection of her output, the largest to date – from…

kathi harmann photography

Sports photography

Whilst working on a recent website design, we were introduced to the compelling photography work of Kathi Harman. Kathi specialises in (but not exclusively) sports PR photography and covers some…


Overlooked ‘street jewellery’

Manhole covers. Overlooked by so many, but so often their intricate patterns and history deserve a second life. And here they’re given one by a young artist Emma France for…


Listen like you used to

A really engaging campaign for Spotify by London design agency Who Wot Why. It brilliantly taps into Spotify’s research which showed that teenagers from the 80s and 90s are now,…


Loving branding for the wrong reasons

Following up on a recent visit to The Bridge Theatre. A fantastic performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, in a great venue. Had to admire the branding too by branding…


Pitches and previous work

We recently visited a potential client as part of their tender process for a new piece of work. When showing our design work to prospective clients, we are often asked…


New project: Californian retailer

As a result of our previous work, we recently won some new business working on the design of a new ecommerce website for a Los Angeles-based retailer. One of their…


Brighton graphic design and fine art degree shows

We visited Brighton University last week to take a look at the design work of this year’s graduates. This heartfelt piece of embroidery stood out for us. We’ve all had…


Brighton designers re-purposing local plastic waste

Brighton startup design studio Gomi have taken ‘non-reclyclable’ plastic waste from local Brighton businesses and developed a process to transform that waste into tech products – starting with these portable…


Extinction Rebellion logo design

A great piece of logo design forms the centrepiece of the Extinction Rebellion movement’s visual identity. Reminiscent of other powerful cultural and protest logos (CND and Anarchy amongst others) and…

Sean Pillot de Chenecey

The post-truth business

“Brands are built on trust, but in a post-truth world they’re faced with a serious challenge: so much of modern life is defined by mistrust. If a brand isn’t seen…

atelier 75 lookbook SS19

atelier75 – SS19

Some nice photography by Alex Webb just added to our client atelier 75’s website for their SS19 collection.

Narita Airport interior design

Olympic inspired airport design

With a nod to the forthcoming 2020 Toyko Olympics, the Japanese design agency Party has come up with a novel approach to the interior design of Narita Airport’s Terminal 3,…

Don McCullin

Don McCullin at Tate Britain

The Tate Britain is currently showing a major retrospective of the work of the photographer Don McCullin. A vast collection of his work spanning the last 60 years. The exhibition…

Stephen Jones

Stephen Jones bring his radical hats to the Royal Pavilion.

For the next few months, Brighton’s Royal Pavilion will host an exhibition of hats by the miliner Stephen Jones OBE. In part set around an imaginary dinner party, featuring 160…

McDonald's mobile ad design

McDonald’s advertising by Guy Moore

Some lovely simple visuals for McDonald’s mobile ads by Canadian Creative Director Guy Moore. Not the first beautifully simple design work he has produced for the same client, picking up…

Matt Shlian

Paper engineering and science

Some astounding work from paper engineer Matt Schlian. Hard to believe that some of these pieces are made solely by folding and glueing paper. What is even more fascinating however,…


Colour trends

Our design work frequently uses a range of greys alongside brand colours. As long-serving advocates, we were interested to hear we are now a nation on monochrome lovers – in…

Hennessy photography

Photography: behind the scenes

Another behind-the-scenes video. This time showing the work of London-based, Australian photographer Wilson Hennessy. This image for the Mazda Challenge Tour took 3 days to shoot and involved 3748 pieces…

BBC2 identity design

Behind the scenes of one of the new BBC2 idents

The BBC2 idents over the years have always brought a fun, slightly irreverent, interlude to programmes. They have gradually become less literal, and and at the same time have created…

atelier 75 ecommerce web design

New project: web design for atelier 75

On the strength of our existing work in the online fashion retail sector, we are delighted to have been approached by atelier 75 to design and develop a new ecommerce…

Web design for Northlight

New project: Northlight

We are delighted to have been approached by London-based investment management firm Northlight to design a new website for the group.

Mackenzie Thorpe branding

New project: branding for Mackenzie Thorpe

We recently me up with the Artist Mackenzie Thorpe to discuss working on a branding and design project. Although hailing from the North East, Mackenzie currently works from a large…

Historic Brighton poster design

Historic Brighton poster designs

We have recently been creating a series of designs to reflect the changing face of Brighton from the 1800’s onwards. As part of the research we needed to source historic images of Brighton….

Coop branding

Rebranding or retro branding

There has been a great amount of coverage recently for the re-branding of the Co-op. Literally re-branding, in bringing back it’s iconic 1968 logo design. The project was undertaken by…

Bruno Imbrizi

London underground real time 3D map

Some astounding interactive work from Bruno Imbrizi. Watch and move around a real time 3D map of the London Underground. Or generate a self portrait. View all of the experiments…

RCN magazine design

100 years of the Royal College of Nursing

We recently designed an update for the RCN’s Bulletin – sent out to over 400,000 nursing staff throughout the UK. Here it is alongside issue 1 from 1922. Photography ©…


New studio for the business

We are very pleased to announce that Mark Design has now bought 4 Orange Row (where?), in the centre of Brighton’s North Laine. Once part of a notorious slum, Orange…