Tag Archive: Design

Meda identity refresh…

The first part of the identity refresh programme for Meda landed this week, with the delivery of our business card proofs. Nice.

Walk a mess?

Does any city really need more signage? Judging from Walk Your City, the answer appears to be ‘yes’ and for economic, environmental and health reasons. Not a bad ideal, but I’m not convinced… Continue reading

Perhaps I can fit your new kitchen? I’ll let you handle the identity work from here…

How hard can it be? There’s bound to be an on-line resource to show me what to do. After all, there’s now ‘Canva’ (“a tool that makes design simple for everyone”) to do… Continue reading

Why buy a design consultancy?

Indeed, reading between the lines of this piece in Design Week, covering the re-emergence of consulting firms buying design companies (which means the recession must be over, I’ve not seen this kind of… Continue reading

Stop!

Priceless. “Design taste is always tough to define.” But it’s not hard to spot. This “…was actually made internally by Microsoft’s packaging designers to challenge the marketing team to do better. Much to… Continue reading

Living in the age of forgetting

Read This Book In Two Months This was a curious find, a book designed (manufactured?) to disappear. Of all the things we currently create, I thought the book was one of the few… Continue reading

Ah, the smell of it…

Just received this picture from a traveler leaving Doha Airport, and while I’m sure we’d all applaud a brand-owners efforts to extend the experience outside of the usual channels, the smell of airport… Continue reading

The perils of disconnected, ’ersatz design’.

In my local area, an Estate Agent (or Realtor, depending on your background) has undergone a rebadging exercise. Nothing much remarkable in that, except in my opinion, the staggeringly awful result. Now, whenever… Continue reading

Design for what’s on your mind.

I read this last week. I read it three times more and, while I try not to simply re-post other people’s thinking verbatim, I can’t think of a better article you should read… Continue reading

Man bites dog? It’s ‘me’ not ‘e’ that matters in store.

Finding myself in ‘fast’ self-check-out queues to tills with similar additional features as the one shown here, reading this in PSFK struck a chord; Stop Making Bad, Real-World Web Sites In this strange reversal… Continue reading