A real gift of a project we designed Alice in Wonderland with 3d designers Lyn Atelier. We wanted to capture the surreal, dreamlike sense of the story and Alice's childlike logic in the face of irrational events. The structure of the exhibition takes the visitor on a journey following didactic instructions on the order. The journey is punctuated by typographic renditions of quotes lifted from the text. The colour scheme is kept to a minimal palette of black white and red, allowing the op art spirals to lead you in and the wealth of illustrations on show to sing out
Let there be light
A rebrand for an award winning lighting company. Our brief was to develop an identity that would convey trust and credibility in their competitive environment.
International artist; Global identity
The Georgian national artist, sculptor Tamriko Kvesitadze was exhibiting at the Venice Biennale for the first time and Christies commisioned us to develope her brand identity marketing collateral. Her audience is international and we allow her work to tell its own story keeping written descriptions to a minimum.The design reflects the complex emotions that are central to her work, using shadows and details as teases before the reveal of the sculptures.
Anarchy at the British Library
Comics Unmasked, the UK’s largest ever exhibition of mainstream and underground comics. The graphics and colour scheme together with the offbeat structures by 3D designers AFSB are designed to create an environment that excites and challenges, providing a backdrop to works that uncompromisingly address politics, gender, violence, sexuality and altered states. We worked with comic artist Dave McKean to realise a vision that is in itself a piece of comic art.
Chesters Roman fort
Chesters is a well preserved Roman fort set within a rolling, bucolic landscape in the central section of Hadrian’s Wall. It has a charming museum filled with an important collection of archaeological finds from across Hadrian’s Wall collected by John Clayton, a victorian archeologist who was instrumental in saving the Fort for prosterity.
To accompany the object labels and provide greater depth to the museum narrative – John Clayton’s story – we designed and produced a Kindle guide.
The reinterpretation brief included: The Museum – design of welcome panel; reinterpretation of all cases; furniture; lighting; digital guide; design of a creative solution to connect the fort to the museum and visitor centre; external graphic panels and signage within the fort; and a family questing activity.
The cases are designed to incorporate the text printed directly to the background fabric. This allows for information graphics to be included; for example showing where objects were found along the wall and relative timelines. Each case is carefully planned for aesthetic layout.
Information panels printed direct to birch ply are mounted on the wall above the perimeter cases.
National Memorial Arboretum
The National Memorial Arboretum is a 150-acre living and growing tribute to those who have served and continue to serve our country. We undertook the graphic interpretation working with Real Studios on their 3D scheme.