Frederick Marns is a bit of a legend at Design Bridge. An expert copperplate calligrapher and illustrator, Fred’s work has featured on many of our award winning projects including Banks 5 Island Rum, Banks The Endeavour, Love 2 Bake, and Plymouth Gin.
In: Art, Fonts, Graphic design, Interviews, Ooh that's nice · Tags: Banks Rum, Calligraphy, Craft, Frederick Marns, Hand lettering, handcrafted design, Illustration, Plymouth gin, The Macallan, Typography
Friends of Friday Favourites is a special edition featuring work of creative friends and acquaintances of people at DB. When asking for suggestions, we had so many we made it a two parter, as we also uncovered quite a few people who produced their own creative work on the side including illustration and hand crafted leather wallets.
In: Architecture, Art, Graphic design, Ooh that's nice, Product design, Structural design, What are we up to? · Tags: Craft, Friday Favourites, Friends on Friday Favourites, Illustration, Leather goods, Painting, Paper cut, Portraits
Embroidered vintage portraits, umbrella installations, paintings of empty schools and other great creative inspiration on Friday Favourites.
In: Art, Exhibitions, Film & Animation, Graphic design, Ooh that's nice, Product design · Tags: Craft, Embroidery, Glass gilding, Illustration, Installation, Painting, Photography, Sign writing
Makoto Azuma’s floral inspiration for Perrier-Jouët, skin tone in Pantone, Singapore’s bronze rain droplets, and yarn-bombed playgrounds, all on Friday Favourites.
In: Advertising, Art, Asia, Brand communications, Brand Experience, Digital, Food and Drink, Graphic design, Innovation, Luxury, Ooh that's nice, Product design, Structural design · Tags: 3D, Colour, Craft, Crochet, Friday Favourites, Installation, Pantone, Perrier-Jouet, Sculpture, Singapore, Yarn bombing
Claire Parker, Creative Director at our office in Amsterdam, was asked by Dutch magazine Fonk to give her view on trends in design. Here’s the full piece – written by Claire, about paint, sew, glitter and much more!
In: Art, News, Viewpoints · Tags: Craft, Hand made, Nostalgia, Trends
The Made by Hand site has some great short films about people who are passionate about making things by hand, an absolute belief and conviction in craft. We talk with Graham about the crafting of our projects – the blood sweat and tears that goes into getting it just right. And this guy seems to relish it as well.