Things Etc.

mainly about UI, UXD, Work and other stuff that interests me

Saul Bass: Hero

Spent all of my lunchtime thumbing through the genius of Saul Bass. He has been a heavy influence on me from an early age and this monster of a tome is a testament to his true genius.

So inspired I did this logo for a mate of a mate:

Awesome feedback from my mates mate:

“It’s hideous – looks like a five year old did it”

*sigh*

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Filed under: Art Direction, Branding, Graphic Design, Typography

Branding Excellence: Crass

I’ve had this record since i was about 12ish. I always admired the level of intelligence this collective portrayed. The branding is amazing, i remember seeing it everywhere when i was a kid stencilled on just about everything from leather jackets, to walls, to the pavement, brand evangelism in action before people talked about that kind of stuff. Way ahead of there time.

Filed under: Branding, Graphic Design, Typography

Fonts

Scan font pack done probably cause i was bored back in 2004

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Corp Font. Since its now folded some one may as well get some use out of it…

And the above which is my handwriting sort of… bit of creative license…

Download them (for as long as i keep em in my dropbox that is…

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teaching typography to web designers

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Lovely Typography

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Adidas: The presentation

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Just heard back from Adidas with a “Sorry it took so long to get back to you…” Hey I know you’re busy so thats ok! We thought your stuff was so cool that we sent it to global corporate marketing who also thought it was SUPA COOL! etc etc. The long and short of it is — we’re now on the roster so result! Fuckin A!
Here’s the work as a powerpoint [.pptx]

Filed under: Art Direction, Branding, Graphic Design, Insight, Mobile, Pitch, Problem Solved, Social media Stuff, Typography, UXD

Adidas: Pitched Yesterday

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Went brilliantly, they were very sorry no INCREDIBLY excited by our ideas…
Big special thanks to Dave Lee who did some stella work on this with me!

Filed under: Art Direction, Branding, Graphic Design, Pitch, Social media Stuff, Typography

Chipshop Entries

Best Work for a Brand you Havent a Hope of Winning: Cadbury Cruelty
Done in 10 seconds…
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Invent your own Category: Best Use of Helvetica
Huuum wonder if they will get it? Graphic designers should?
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Best Outdoor: Walk on Water [Adidas Originals]
Promoting Liverpool Store
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Fuck it worth a punt…

Filed under: Art Direction, Branding, Graphic Design, Typography

PrivatePress: Kajmak Covers

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Adidas: 70% Done

As I mentioned here Almost finished and its looking great…
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Big thanks to Dave Lee for all his video help…

Filed under: Art Direction, Branding, Graphic Design, Social media Stuff, Typography