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For seventeen years, household brand names, charities, government organisations and businesses, large and small, have trusted us to design their visual identities, websites and other digital applications.

Redrawing the Lock Stock logo mark

Lock Stock self storage is a well-known and highly recognisable North Wales brand. Keeping this recognition in mind, we refreshed their logo mark by making its colours more natural and changing the typeface from Helvetica to Frutiger. Left: The previous version of their logo. Right: Our redrawn Lock Stock logo.

Full Fat Things biscuit logo mark

Everyone loves a good biscuit—that’s the British type, not the American—so when we decided on high calorie, no compromise, full fat ‘things’ for Full Fat Things, biscuits were the simple choice for their new logomark. We were inspired by classic ‘from the tin’ biscuit designs.

Redrawing the Triple Science Support Program logo mark

For STEM Learning, we redrew their Triple Science Support Program logo mark according to branding style guidelines. Left: The previous version of their logo. Right: Our redrawn Triple Science Support Program logo mark.

New rules for STEM Learning logos

Over several years, the National STEM Centre and National Science Learning Network had commissioned seven logo designs. We brought those logos together as part of the STEM Learning family. We developed a set of rules for the use of colour and style and we designed a grid on which all re-imagined STEM Learning logos are now based. Left–right: The grid, STEM Learning, Triple Sciences Network.

Logo mark design for Bevan Rose

When corporate law practice Bevan Rose described the complexity of their work for their clients, we were reminded of the skill needed to produce fine detailed marquetry, so we experimented with a series of marquetry inspired logo marks for their new visual identity.

Full Fat Things coaster designs

Drupal developers Full Fat Things sponsored coffee stops at a major Drupal conference, so we designed two coasters and arranged letterpress printing for them. Our coaster designs included their biscuit logo and the tagline we developed for them; “All Drupal, no half measures.”

Code Enigma’s logo mark tones

We decided to make Code Enigma’s logo mark from tones of a single colour, rather than use several colours as their previous mark had done. Giving them the ability to change colour made it possible to place their logo on different background colours and images.

Code Enigma’s logo mark colours

To maintain familiarity with Code Enigma’s previous logo mark, we reworked their colours and experimented with a dozen different combinations.

Logo design for Houden Bags

For our final logo design for Houden Bags, we paired the Azo Sans typeface by Rui Abreu with a motif that represents both stitching and a zip. We also designed stationery and website templates to integrate with their online store.

Houden Bags’ logo mark designs

We experimented with dozens of logo mark ideas before settling on one representing both stitching and zips on the bags that Houden Bags sell. The motif can be used in sizes ranging from tiny icons to the labels Houden attach to bags. (Download the brand guidelines we designed for them.)

Rejected logo concept for the National Science Learning Centre

REJECTED CONCEPT: After several experiments to bring The National Science Learning Centre’s photographic logo marks in line with our new branding style guidelines, we presented a refined, but ultimately rejected, concept.

Colour logo mark concept for the National Science Learning Centre

EXPERIMENTAL CONCEPT: The National Science Learning Centre’s photographic logo marks were the most difficult to bring in line with our new branding style guidelines. This experiment attempted to bring together four of their motifs—gear, shell, seed and atoms—into one circle using STEM Learning’s four brand colours.

Black and white logo mark concept for the National Science Learning Centre

EXPERIMENTAL CONCEPT: The National Science Learning Centre’s photographic logo marks were the most difficult to bring inline with our new branding style guidelines. This experiment attempted to bring together four of their motifs—gear, shell, seed and atoms—into one circle using shades and solid greys.

Logo mark designs for The Environment Bank

Our dandelion clock design for the Environment Bank logo mark went through several iterations and dozens of potential options for each. We paired the final mark with Fontsmith’s ‘FS Lola Web’ typeface in bold, as it also has bags of personality.

Designing Code Enigma’ logo mark shapes

After experimenting with paper for Code Enigma’s logo mark, we made dozens of potential new ‘puzzle’ shapes before we found one with the right balance of positive and negative space.

Code Enigma’ logo mark is a puzzle

To redesign Code Enigma’s logo mark, we first explored its deconstructed shapes to determine the most pleasing new combination. Using shapes cut from cardboard was a simple way to create dozens of possible combinations.

Rudi Martinus van Dijk Foundation logo mark designs

Our design for the Rudi Martinus van Dijk Foundation logo mark was inspired by the orchestra that played an enormous part in composer Rudi Martinus van Dijk’s life. Our design for the foundation named after him included graphic elements made from Rudi’s own musical notations.

Visual identity design for Evolve Beyond

Evolve Beyond’s Gabrielle Benefield needed to create a unified visual identity across all her activities. She wanted a brand that reflects her personality and that stands apart from her competitors. We created a series of illustrations of tools, workspaces and personal avatars that Gabrielle and her colleagues use across their varied activities, all connected by a casual drawing style.

Visual identity and website design for the Environment Bank

When we’re designing visual identities we start by making countless sketches. We then ruthlessly edit down our list of potential options before developing the most promising ideas further.

Before we decided on a dandelion clock design for the Environment Bank’s new motif, we explored dozens of shapes including flowers, leaves and windmills, all in a palette of greens and turquoises that we’d chosen for them.

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