a) Virgin. b) Trains.

Most graphic identities are a better representation of the people who created them than the companies that paid for them. Consequently they are very ‘of the moment’, because their creators want to look cool. The process will start with a quick trawl through the coolest sites, magazines and blogs, checking out what the cool kids are up to. Gradually, patterns emerge; certain colours, photography styles, fonts, etc. If you’re in that process today, you’ll get something that’s very 2018. GreatRead more

PG TIPS: Encounters with Monkey.

Over the last couple of months I’ve had quite a bit of feedback from colleges; ‘Do more posts that go through the decision making process, we like them best’. It’s flattering that the colleges are using my blog, but weird for me, because if I’ve got the choice of interviewing say…Dave Trott or talking about why I picked Futura over Baskerville or preferred the word kerfuffle more than brouhaha, I’d choose the former every time. But I’m going to try and post a fewRead more