It’s not big and it’s not clever, but Johnson Banks has done it anyway – poured scorn, that is, on the overtried and ultratested tricks of the trade. Its sardonic, nihilistic, some would say ‘mocking’ promo sale catalogue lampoons design ideas ‘we’ve done over the years that we still think are good’. If you don’t get why the screwed up poster in the bin is ironic, or worse, if you think these concepts are rip-offable then it’s time to either hang up your mouse or set up a design group with a boy’s name.
Music has created a new look that aims to unify the brand, using a monochrome colour palette and a bracket framing device derived from the existing logo that lets imagery
As part of our series on design in 2019, Miraphora Mina, co-founder at design studio MinaLima, looks at what will happen in graphic design over the next 12 months.
Michael Johnson, founder at studio Johnson Banks, discusses whether the new branding, which drops the Mastercard name and keeps only its two overlapping red and yellow circles, will work better
The Pentagram partner created the identities of both Fantastic Beasts films, as well as the overarching brand for the Wizarding World, which encompasses the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts franchises.