• Making Things

    Making Things

    24.11.2014

    People often ask what it is we do, and I struggle to give a coherent answer. If I think about the question in another way – ‘What do you spend your time doing?”- it becomes a lot easier. A fair bit of our time is spent doing the same stuff that everybody does at work. &hell...

  • Making Books

    Making Books

    01.09.2016

    Each year we do a charity project for the Ministry of Stories, a local writing and mentoring centre for children set up by Nick Hornby. They...

  • The Colour In Anything

    The Colour In Anything

    06.05.2016

    We have been lucky to work with both Quentin Blake and James Blake for several years now, and what has struck me about them (beyond the obvi...

  • Justin Leighton

    Justin Leighton

    09.03.2016

    This is Justin. He’s a photographer, and an old friend of mine. He used to shoot news (he was Nikon Press Photographer of the Year in ’9...

  • Affinity Shipping

    Affinity Shipping

    17.11.2015

    Affinity Shipping LLP is the new shipbroker founded by Richard Fulford Smith and partners, following Clarksons’ purchase of RS Platou for ...

  • The Golden Age of Travel

    The Golden Age of Travel

    05.10.2015

    The first in a series of five presentation cases for The Macallan in Lalique Golden Age of Travel. Each case is produced in an edition of fi...

  • James Blake Summer Festivals

    James Blake Summer Festivals

    04.09.2015

    Festival tour promotions for bands are usually pretty boring. It’s a list of dates, and nearly all of them don’t apply to you. If you do...

  • Mr Twit

    Mr Twit

    06.05.2014

    I have been reading The Twits again, as we are working on an exhibition for Quentin Blake that features it. In the chapter about Mrs Twit D...

  • Colour

    Colour

    19.11.2013

    I had laser surgery on my eyes a couple of years ago. My sight was pretty bad and I’d got bored of not being able to see anything without ...

  • A Solution Looking For a Problem

    A Solution Looking For a Problem

    03.10.2013

    If you own any portable Apple product, this situation will be familiar. The cables are terrible – they always break between the wire and t...

  • Studio Music

    Studio Music

    09.09.2013

    We are proud to be on Studio Music this week. You can listen at studiomusic.fm...

  • Words or Pictures?

    Words or Pictures?

    28.08.2013

    Excited by this new competition by CBS Outdoor, celebrating 150 years of poster advertising. There are two posters, one with seventy-five s...

  • Glory Glory

    Glory Glory

    15.08.2013

    Along last night to Glory Glory, a poster exhibition we contributed to. Each entrant was invited to design a typographic poster illustrating...