News

Master the Art of Brand Storytelling

Published in Business Direction
on Apr 04, 2018 by Tim Marner™

Don’t neglect the importance of showing off the personality behind your brand. The days of safe, suit and tie corporate branding on social media are over. Brands that shine on social media today are the ones that aren’t afraid to take risks to remind followers that there’s a person behind their account...

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Ellie Bailey From ManVsMachine Gives A Talk About Nike, Air Max

Published in Culture, Life & Style
on Apr 04, 2018 by Tim Marner™

Executive producer at highly respected design agency ManvsMachine, Ellie Bailey, took us through the vast and hugely diverse campaign it put together for the recent Air Max Day, done completely in-house.

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Chase Zreet's Cover Letter to W+K & Sprite

Published in Adverts
on Apr 03, 2018 by Tim Marner™

We’ve seen loads of different ways for designers to try and get into agencies, some more successful than others. But Chase Zreet's latest escapades appear to have trumped everyone.

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Salford City College Visit

Published in News
on Mar 28, 2018 by Tim Marner™

A couple of weeks ago Tim Marner headed down to Salford City Colleges Pendleton campus to give a talk to the FD students about what to expect going into the industry. Gaz, Joe & Will headed up the talk and were on hand afterwards to dish out a few tips and helpful pointers to help the next generation of creatives on their way into the industry.

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Weird Type AR & VR App

Published in Design Inspiration
on Mar 27, 2018 by Tim Marner™

Developer Zach Lieberman and artist Molmol Kuo have launched an app that lets users create typography and graphics in their surroundings by using augmented reality technology.

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Fuel for Your Business

Published in Culture, Life & Style
on Mar 27, 2018 by Tim Marner™

Who Smiles At A Petrol Station? We Do, You Will Soon.. Here at Tim Marner we ARE the dripping tap in a very very dark room. You can’t stop thinking about us. You might not be able to see us but you can feel us, our presence is undeniable. What’s going to happen if that drip continues? Is the room going to flood? Are my sexy new shoes going to get ruined? We (the drip) are all you can think about and this is exactly how YOU should brand yourself...

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Design Inspiration: Lafayette Anticipations

Published in Design Inspiration
on Mar 27, 2018 by Tim Marner™

Wolff Olins have recently linked up with type foundry Colophon to create this awesome identity and font...

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Welcome To The World of Social!

Published in Culture, Life & Style
on Mar 27, 2018 by Tim Marner™

'Social is a way of just like being in the pub. Whether it's with your friends or people you know through others or even just people who share the same interests, This is what social is about. Say hello, ask them how their day is and give them information and values that might better their lives or even help them out in some way. This is the main idea behind social, clues in the name, be social!

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The FIFTY THOUSAND POUND Brand Refresh????!!!

Published in Rant
on Mar 26, 2018 by Tim Marner™

When Parliament announced their £50,000 brand refresh early last week it wasn’t a surprise to us at Tim Marner HQ when the closed minded newspapers jumped on it and branded it a waste of money. Sadly, it’s something that’s become a reoccurring trend in the design industry and is just another name on a list of high profile brands which have been ostracized...

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You Cannot Be Serious Man!

Published in News
on Mar 22, 2018 by Tim Marner™

Recently the U.S Open has had a facelift, it’s a massive improvement on the old logo but we still don’t think it’s Ace. However, we thought it was a great example of a rebrand which started out with the best intentions at heart but perhaps hadn’t been fully explored, we’ve thinking a lack of love...

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The Power Of The Like Button

Published in Culture, Life & Style
on Mar 21, 2018 by Tim Marner™

Nowadays it's hard to go anywhere without someone talking about the latest thing they’ve seen on Facebook or Instagram. Kids are growing up in a world where social media has existed forever, it’s a part of their lives and instant gratification is only an upload or a share away...

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It's Better To Burn Out Than Fade Away! - Kurgan

Published in Business Direction
on Mar 21, 2018 by Tim Marner™

Don't make a mistake with your social... Social media is the best way for promoting your business and gaining trust with your customers online. What we've come to recognise is businesses just don't realise how much work is involved in keeping it up and once they do realise their enthusiasm soon fades away, and then their customers fade away with it...

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Social Media, Fashion and the Role of Influencers

Published in Culture, Life & Style
on Mar 19, 2018 by Tim Marner™

Elle Magazine recently shared their thoughts on the soon to be released ‘Thigh High Ugg Boots’ and like the rest of Twitter, pretty much ripped the shoes to pieces. What's more worrying is the fact that people will still wear them regardless of what they look like....

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New Logo, Identity, and Uniforms for RBSF

Published in Branding
on Mar 13, 2018 by Tim Marner™

The Belgian national body responsible for skating events at national and international level. They decided to sort out their old and very dated identity, deciding to get in designers Henk Willems & Jelena Peeters, the former also happens to be a speed skater for Belgium.

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X-Ray Vinyls

Published in Culture, Life & Style
on Mar 13, 2018 by Tim Marner™

In their effort to stop democracy in the 1950's the Soviet Union decided to put a ban on all western music. One man named Ruslan Bogoslowski, built his own record cutting machine and started cutting record out of old X-Rays. Bogoslowski would eventually spend five years imprisoned in Siberia for this innovation...

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