Big Idea Brand Management, in collaboration with Mint Design, has created a brand identity and visual language for Seamless Recordings, the dance compilations specialist. The company plans to branch out into events organisation and club nights in 2004 and needed ‘a clear brand strategy and brand guidelines’, says Big Idea creative director Bill Wallsgrove, who has co-directed the first in a series of animated advertisements for the company. The first sleeve to sport the new livery, Al Fresco (pictured), has been designed and illustrated by Scott Mint, who also created packaging for the release. The Al Fresco compilation is released this week and will be available from music retailers and ‘lifestyle’ retailers including The Conran Shop.
The design studio has created an abstract logo of a bridge reflected on water to represent the charity, which looks to protect and maintain England and Wales’ waterways.
A show at the Lettering Arts Centre in Suffolk will delve into the art of alphabets, tracing the history of communication design from ancient symbols to the sophisticated systems we
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Weird World Cup is a project that sees 20 illustrators create humorous artworks, which will be sold online to raise money for education charity Football Beyond Borders.