14 April 2011

Small Back Room picked as Nigerian bank reinvents itself

Small Back Room has been appointed to develop the brand for the Urban Development Bank of Nigeria. The bank was set up primarily to provide finance and banking services to foster the rapid development of urban infrastructure throughout the country. The bank says it aims to facilitate private-sector investment in the West African country. Small […]


Classical composition

Harrison & Co has branded London Sinfonietta festival Written/Unwritten, which will be held at London’s Kings Place from 2-4 June. The festival looks to challenge preconceptions of how contemporary classical music is composed. The consultancy has looked to convey this notion through mirrored and reversed typography and split photographs depicting a composer and some performers.


Sea change

Sea Design has created the new identity for the Society of British Interior Design. The consultancy was appointed about six weeks ago after presenting credentials, according to partner Bryan Edmondson. Edmondson says the identity uses a ’simple, Modernist’ typographic look, which aims to represent architectural space. The new identity will launch at the end of […]


Portland creates identity for Al’Image chain

Portland Design has created a new visual identity and store concept for Egyptian pharmacy chain Al’Image, ahead of plans to expand the chain throughout the Middle East and North Africa. The consultancy was appointed to the project in May 2010, having been recommended by another client through work carried out in the region from Portland’s […]


Odd seeks out cycling pros for Power Bike campaign

Odd has created the branding and campaign for new Power Plate product Power Bike. Appointed directly on the strength of redesigning the main brand last year, Odd has created an identity and a suite of communications which will launch ahead of the new product next month. Power Bike’s makers claim a patent-pending pedal-and-crank system drives […]


Nation creates magazine-style website to promote Barbour’s seasonal collections

Nation is working on the new website for fashion brand Barbour, which will look to drive users to seasonal collections and build editorial content with a magazine look and feel. Appointed directly on credentials for the website of fashion brand Temperley London, Barbour tasked Nation with designing a new online presence which would challenge editorial-led […]

Jon Burgerman’s Burgerbrained theme

Studio Output enlists artists for Playstation digital service

Studio Output has worked with Sony Playstation to develop The Studio, a new digital service which will allow users to download Playstation themes created by an international array of artists and designers. Anthony Burrill, Jon Burgerman and Mr Bingo are among those who have contributed original artworks to the initiative, which has been curated by […]

It's Nice That

News in Pictures

It’s Nice That has created a campaign for the New Designers exhibition, which runs at the Business Design Centre in London from 29 June to 9 July.


News in Pictures

Brandopus has designed limited-edition packaging for honey brand Rowse to mark the Royal Wedding.


A funny old game

Football clubs are increasingly on the ball in developing brand identities and marketing themselves. Tom Banks discovers that branding a football club in the 21st century is as much about what happens off the pitch as on it

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