The 7 Spokes of Branding – Michael Johnson

Posted in Branding by Gary on 11 Dec, 2015

Some business people still see branding as simply a thing on their business card, or a name made out of vinyl stuck to the side of their van. Michael Johnson, founder of UK branding agency Johnson Banks gives a talk on branding, the science and psychology, and the way it has morphed and expanded. D&AD represents global creative, design and advertising communities and celebrates brilliance in commercial creativity www.dandad.org

Tags | Branding, D&AD, Michael Johnson, Johnson Banks, Education

Design concepts for coffee house branding

Posted in BrandingDesignTypographyWork that didn't make it by Gary on 25 Jul, 2015

Coffee brand design

Now this was a lovely design project, sadly things didn’t quite go to plan.

It is great to get your teeth into a subject or sector you haven’t touched in a while. This was no exception. The brief was clear and distinct, it required a brand style that was traditional and the typography was going to be critical,...

Tags | Coffee shop, Cafe, Barista, logo design, typography, retro logo design

Stage one concept for MoveUp logo design

Posted in BrandingDesignWork that didn't make it by Gary on 23 Jul, 2015

colourful logo designs

The University of Pittsburgh approached us and asked us to design a logo for the Department of Epidemiology’s ‘Mobility, Vitality and Lifetstyle’ campaign. These designs are the original concepts which use a vibrant colour palette.

Tags | University of Pittsburgh, colourful, logo design, slab font, hand drawn font

Branding for the Cumbria Tourism Awards 2015

Posted in BrandingBusinessMarketingNews by Gary on 02 Jul, 2015

Cumbria Tourism Awards evening June 2015

Images are courtesy of Steve Barber Photography

Another sparkling evening at the Castle Green Hotel in Kendal. The Annual Cumbria Tourism Awards celebrates the very best in leisure and tourism across the Lake District and the Cumbria region as a whole.

Tags | Cumbria Tourism Awards

Our meeting room is [finally] completed, well, almost

Posted in BrandingBusinessMarketingNews by Gary on 17 Dec, 2013

G1 Creative meeting room

In between Christmas and New Year 2012 we took on our Penrith Town Centre offices, see what you think one year on.

Tags | St Andrew's Churchyard, Penrith, Design Company Interiors, Meeting Room Interior

Britain’s Energy Coast - Energy Business Opportunities Conference Branding 09

Posted in BrandingDesignWork that didn't make it by Gary on 01 May, 2013

eboc branding

On a few occasions we produce work that never gets seen or just doesn’t hit the mark, for whatever reason, we’ll let you decide if they are worth showing, or not.

Tags | One that didn't make it, EBOC, eboc, britain's energy coast, Energy Business Opportunities Conference, branding, event, cluster

Champions of design 2. Global Branding.

Posted in BrandingBusinessDesignMarketing by Gary on 14 Jan, 2013

London-based agency Jones Knowles Ritchie has complied a second annual Champions of Design.

Tags | Jones Knowles Ritchie, Champions of Design 2, FastCoDesign.com, @belindalanks, branding, design, marketing

Bringing colour to life

Posted in BrandingDesignMarketingTechnology by Gary on 08 Jul, 2012

The making of the Canon PIXMA campaign. A celebration of colour.

Tags | mcgarrybowen uk, Canon, Pixma, motion design, brand, art, colour, sound, ink, inkjet, Design Is Blank,

Country Puddings rebrand and packaging colour scheme

Posted in BrandingBusinessDesignNews by Gary on 15 Jun, 2012

Country Puddings rebranding and packaging colour palette

Looking good, rebranding for Penrith based Country Puddings Ltd.

Tags | Country Puddings, branding, colour, packaging, design, Penrith, local food producer, hand made puddings

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