I can’t tell you how many times over the years, we’ve poured blood sweat and tears into a project, only to get to the finished concept and that wonderful question comes along ‘one last thing, can we make the logo bigger?’
Tumbleweed rolls, the world stops… our world ends….
This happened again recently and it prompted me to write this post. I think this is possibly THE most dreaded question us designers dread!
So here’s 4 reasons NOT to make the logo bigger! Continue reading
We found this article really interesting and perhaps the most interesting change of all has come with the Apple logo. Although the Pepsi logo has rather a similar look to Coca Cola back in 1906! I wonder if there were any copyright lawyers kept busy then?
One thing we all remarked on in the studio is how simplicity is where it’s at these days. So for any of you who are on the re-brand trail, please think simplicity.
Alfa Romeo Logo
Manchester based creative agency, Dorothy, just showed us an ongoing series of paintings it’s working on which display corporate logos but with all the type and lettering removed to leave beautiful flat colourful shapes behind.
The self initiated project is entitled You Took My Name and here the designs created so far which are being worked up into acrylic-on-canvas paintings. Can you name all the brands? Continue reading
I made enquiries recently about new offices as we are looking for something that is a more eco-friendly build and ideally we would like to buy our next offices and create the space we want.
I received a response from a company called Instant Offices and memories came flooding back. That call really made us sit up and realise just how long we have been operating in this business and the world of design – 18 years to be precise.
We designed the original Instant Offices logo back in 1999 (pictured right). Instant Offices are just what they say on the tin – ready made offices to go.
What is even nicer to know is that the company have only just re-branded in early 2010 (shown left) which does show that our work has served it purpose and lasted for 11 years! Let us know what you think!