Posts tagged with ‘John Fairley’

  • My inbox overfloweth with weekly updates on what’s new, current and on-trend in the world of type design. Font foundries from all four-corners of the globe market themselves digitally with great gusto in attracting us creative folk to their enormous variety of characters, ligatures and numerals. It seems bewildering to me. The styles I... Read More...
    24 September 2014 // 1 Comment
  • I was enjoying a few fizzy apple pints the other evening as the sun settled over my local West12 watering hole. In the company of some friends old and new, the inescapable topic of people’s jobs came into early conversational focus. Moaning and groaning could be heard from all four corners of our wooden,... Read More...
    13 August 2014 // 1 Comment
  • There are few designers that evoke as much praise from their peers than that of the eminent Milton Glaser. Over several decades, he has been one of the most internationally renowned and highly influential figures in design. Extremely prolific, his proficiency as a practitioner spans many disciplines that include graphics, exhibitions, interiors, furniture and... Read More...
    08 July 2014 // 0 Comments
  • I’ve often been struck by the two worlds of art and design and how they relate to one another. Both artists and designers create visual compositions using a shared knowledge base. However, the divide between these two creative disciplines could not be greater. To ellaborate my point, several years back I found myself dining... Read More...
    01 July 2014 // 0 Comments
  • CILT BRANDING BY CREATION One of the projects we’ve been working on this year has been the global branding for CILT, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport who are the independent professional body for individuals associated with logistics, supply chains and transport. On Friday the 6th December the annual CILT Fellows lunch was... Read More...
    12 December 2013 // 1 Comment
  • THE IMPORTANCE OF BRAND GUIDELINES. A strong brand is one of the most valuable assets a company or organisation can own. It is not simply a logo or identity. It is a whole set of associations which people make when they think about or encounter your business. Having control of your company’s personality, vision... Read More...
    17 October 2013 // 0 Comments
  • This question has been around since the beginning of time. Visionaries who hunt for it cite its discovery as the cornerstone for great, innovative and original work – especially within our industry. Personally speaking, I’ve always admired the tenacity of those brave souls within agencies who have the unenviable task of getting a client... Read More...
    28 June 2013 // 0 Comments
  • The difference between graphic design and advertising Read More...
    14 June 2013 // 0 Comments
  • A good logo says what something is. Or where it came from. And it should sing out like music. A logo is a promise. It is not the brand itself. It’s an expression of the brand in it’s most condensed form. It can be a piece of type, a symbol, a picture, or a... Read More...
    06 June 2013 // 0 Comments