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mo’re:

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the metropole orkest asked me to create a masthead/logo for their new newsletter, entitled MOre:

the final design was not just a logo but a complete cover solution with a typographic form that can be filled with enlarged details from images; to create a simple and striking series of cover variations…

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m / 29-06-2015 08:35 - tags: , , ,  

mid-century german

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an incredible collection of german graphic design…

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…from (roughly) the past 100 years, which i came across by chance recently… enjoy this huge flickr set

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m / 29-06-2015 08:33 - tags: , , , , , , ,  

converse def

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local agency ‘superheroes’ recently commissioned us to make two showcase pieces for converse / foot locker for the launch of their limited edition ‘woven’ series, these are the two final pieces

m / 26-06-2015 08:22 - tags: , , ,  

new transport

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…after what must have been a stormy initial meeting, Jock received the following letter from Sir Colin: ‘I am anxious you shouldn’t embark upon inventing an alphabet of a character quite “new”. We have, as a committee, got into the habit of accepting the general weight and appearance of the German alphabet as being the sort of thing we need! I think therefore something on those lines is what the Committee believes it wants…

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those talented people from A2 type have collaborated with margaret calvert to revamp the seminal sixties transport font which she created together with jock kinneir

check the website for more background info plus these two ‘kinneir & calvert’ related posts from the me archives

m / 25-06-2015 10:59 - tags: , ,  

m etro

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…you’ve got floating M’s. Squares and circles and other geometric backdrops. Tiny notches or flairs. Rather outrageous flourishes. Capital and lowercase M’s alike. There are lots of allusions to motion: from tracks to tunnels to a train itself…

interesting article on the myriad variations of the letter m

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m / 25-06-2015 09:19 - tags: , , , ,