designer spotlight – ed benguiat

A few years ago I was lucky enough to attend a Typeface Design class at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. The tutor was Ed Benguiat. I was always a fan of his work along with other notable designers of that time in New York such as Herb Lubalin and Tom Carnase. (  » continue  )

typography world cup – holland 1 england 0

The World Cup has brought a battle of the typographic superpowers in Wim Crouwel of Holland and Neville Brody of England. Both designers were commissioned by Nike to design the typeface and numbers for the kits to be worn during World Cup 2014. (  » continue  )

greenpeace, saving santa’s home

Here’s a campaign that I’ve been working on for a few months with a copywriter colleague of mine directly for Greenpeace. The posters have been appearing around London and the tv spot that they produced featured Jim Carter of Downton Abbey fame. He appears as a bedraggled Santa announcing the end of Christmas due to global warming and oil drilling in the Arctic. (  » continue  )

hollie mcnish poem for dove

Motion graphics is something I’ve only touched upon during my career, endframes, title treatments etc, so it was quite a project for me to be asked to visually interpret this poem by Hollie McNish for Dove through my agency Ogilvy London. (  » continue  )

here’s one for the christmas list

I’ve always really liked the work of Jon Contino and was delighted to see this lovely little pocket notebook that he designed (  » continue  )