Delighted to report that ‘Grimm Bros Inc’, our Business Fairy Tales, picked up a Wood Pencil (in book) at the D&AD Awards earlier this month.
This is the second book in our best-selling ‘classic fairy tales that mean business’ series, illustrated with some aplomb by Andy Goodman at Five-Bar Gate.
Before 2014 is but a dim and distant memory, here’s a sampler of Royal Mail’s Year Book and Year Pack, both published in November, for which we provided a variety of words.
A book to celebrate and explain the astonishing four-year refurbishment programme of Guy’s Tower, just next door to The Shard in London Bridge.
It all started with a slightly skewed phrase that popped into my head one day for no reason… ‘A leopard never changes his spats’.
What a 17-year-old book on the language of technology means today.
On Saturday mornings, I’ll often be found in Leamington’s Oxfam Books and Music on Regent Street.
On Wednesday afternoon, I skipped along to IPC’s offices just behind Tate Modern, to hear a talk by my old mate, the commercials director Mark Denton.
At this time of year, when the print edition of Design Week was still around, I’d often be found rounding up the best and the worst of the Christmas cards on offer.
For a large proportion of 2011 and the beginning of this year, we were working with Nokia’s Head of Art Direction Richard Crabb and DesignStudio on Uusi magazine.
Groovy Man. So here it is, the latest foray into the obscure nether reaches of graphic design by my old mate Norman Hathaway (with Dan Nadal).