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The Secret Behind the Winter Olympics Logo Uncovered

Published in Branding
on Feb 17, 2018 by Tim Marner™

As the Games have already begun you might of seen the 2018 Winter Olympic logo but are slightly baffled as to what it represents or whether it represents anything at all. Well, we can categorically state it does, and maybe it has too many meanings its become overwhelmed with all these different shapes...

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The Story of The Nike 'Tick'

Published in Branding
on Feb 16, 2018 by Tim Marner™

Many people misinterpret the Nike swoosh on a very literal level as the Nike ‘Tick’. There’s no doubt the Nike symbol is one of the most simplified logo designs of all time, but what is the real story behind this timeless logo?

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Don't Hate The Player

Published in Culture, Life & Style
on Feb 14, 2018 by Tim Marner™

How do streamers earn thousands every month from Twitch and YouTube? We take a closer look at one of our favourite gamers, Tyler 'Ninja' Blevin, and how his personal branding is allowing him to connect with his audience from all over the world...

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5 Ways To Get To The Top of Google

Published in Promotions
on Feb 13, 2018 by Tim Marner™

Time and time again we see websites being built and then left to die after they don’t generate traffic and aren’t getting hits. Why is this?

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Exquisite Football Programmes From A Humbler Time

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

Collected by designer Matthew Caldwell, 1 Shilling is a showcase of Football Programmes mainly from the 1960’s and 70’s...

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Nike: Nothing Beats a Londoner... Does it Just?

Published in Adverts
on Feb 12, 2018 by Tim Marner™

Wieden + Kennedys latest advertising campaign for Nike celebrates the cultural diversity and the struggles of every day Londoners...

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Do You Even Flip Bro?

Published in Culture, Life & Style
on Feb 12, 2018 by Tim Marner™

How many above head height pancake flips can you do in 30 seconds?

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Transport for London Illustrations and Posters

Published in Adverts
on Feb 12, 2018 by Tim Marner™

The Mayor of London and Transport For London recently commissioned creative agency and design studio La Boca to do a series of posters and illustrations.

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England's 2018 World Cup Kit Reveal

Published in Review
on Feb 09, 2018 by Tim Marner™

The new designs for the Englands home/Away kit for the Russia World cup 2018!

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Explore The New Lufthansa

Published in Branding
on Feb 08, 2018 by Tim Marner™

Another design world shock after Lufthansa has announced the update of Otl Aicher’s classic identity. To be fair they haven't gone full scale redesign, this is more an update and refinement on the previous ident to a sleeker more digital friendly version.

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And The Winner Is...

Published in Promotions
on Feb 01, 2018 by Tim Marner™

Our 2018 Business in a Box Winner is...

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Clubbed; A Collection of Club Posters by a Dance Music Obsessed Designer

Published in Culture, Life & Style
on Jan 31, 2018 by Tim Marner™

Another Kickstarter success story. The crowd funding platform has supported the launch of Clubbed, a book by designer Rick Banks, which explores the history of UK clubs.

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Leeds United: Design Blunder or Marketing Brilliance?

Published in Culture, Life & Style
on Jan 30, 2018 by Tim Marner™

Historic club Leeds United have gone through a drastic change of their clubs crest and it has left many a football fan dubious of the change. PR Stunt or Design balls-up?

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Ciaran Glöbel

Published in Design Inspiration
on Jan 30, 2018 by Tim Marner™

Recently we picked up on a little video put out by the BBC about signwriter Ciaran Glöbel from Glasgow...

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Shakespeare’s Globe And The Dangers Of Simple Design

Published in Branding
on Jan 19, 2018 by Tim Marner™

If government and religion are the 2 pillars of society, then “less is more” and “concept is key” would constitute the design world equivalents. But is there a point when this goes too far?...

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