O’Captain my Captain.

O’Captain my Captain.

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 in Inspiration, Scrapbooks and Sketches

Desks, Not just for standing on anymore. So the quote is a little obscure, unless you like Walt Whitman or Robin Williams, but the memorable part of that scene is the standing on the desk. I feel A good desk plays second fiddle a lot of the time to new trinkets, technology, the latest cordless sound […]

Unsplash making a big splash!

Unsplash making a big splash!

Free? What? really? For a little while now there has been a project which enabled designers to use the images provided, FREE. Not only is this rare in the technological day an age, but the images are beautiful, creative, heartfelt and of the highest quality. Who are these people I here you ask? Good question. […]

Where do I find a new logo? Every day?

Where do I find a new logo? Every day?

What rating do you think it deserves? I’ve been a fan of this site since Jeff Fisher was still on board. Jacob Cass has been a prominent identity online in logo design for a while now, and, like many designers, I make sure Logo of the Day is a staple of my week when browsing […]

Got to have a passion

Got to have a passion

Designers who outwardly show passion inspire me. I was asked by a local Lacrosse club to re-brand their logo and uniforms recently, and through my research I stumbled across a designer who has an incredible skilled and has a knack, for sporting teams logos. Fraser Davidson is a Director/Designer who is incredibly talented. And after […]

And the winner is….

And the winner is….

Lets play ball. Had a healthy discussion with a marketing college the other week, and he asked me what the best sporting logo is. I paused and stated that Nike and adidas have great logos, Apple and Sony if you consider sports equipment such as iPods and head phones etc. He was more specific and […]

Moooooooo

Moooooooo

Sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent. With all they hype building in the design industry about this Moo Company, I figured It was worth seeing just how good these cards really were. I had a photography client who I had designed their branding for, and I wanted to get them a […]

Is colour important in a logo?

Is colour important in a logo?

Rainbows exist for a reason. Well everyone knows that. And most people know that Rainbows are created but sunlight being broken by water in a specific way to create a colour spectrum. But what would happen if we changed the colour order? In a recent experiment Paula Rupolo swapped the colours of competing brands logos, […]

Two of my Favourite things

Two of my Favourite things

Posted by on Oct 30, 2013 in Fun, Inspiration, Logo, Scrapbooks and Sketches

“Let’s make some beer and do cool shit.” Thats the opening line in the “about” page for Quaffing Gravy A well known fact in my social circles is that I not only have a love for good design, but a liking for quality cold beer. And when one passion mixes beautifully with the other, its […]

Lethal Lake and Monochrome Magic

Lethal Lake and Monochrome Magic

Posted by on Oct 4, 2013 in Inspiration, Scrapbooks and Sketches

Living statues. I stumbled across this yesterday and was completely captivated. Lake Natron in Tanzania, has such a high sodium and salt content, that it causes a chemical composition that can be deadly. Any unsuspecting animal which cares to take a dip, will die, calcify and dry. leaving the remains perfectly preserved. While on a […]

Is #trending #trendy?

Is #trending #trendy?

Posted by on Sep 29, 2013 in Inspiration, Scrapbooks and Sketches

Are logo trends trendy. Logo design is a fluid and ever evolving process. Its something that is continually evolving, looking back and drawing inspiration from its past and present, in an effort to break new ground for the future. Its similar to fashion and music in this way, and as with both those industries, there’s […]

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