A Visual History of the Aston Martin Logo
Aug21

A Visual History of the Aston Martin Logo

Frequently acclaimed as the most beautiful car in the world, the Aston Martin DB5 entered production in 1963 and was was chosen to be James Bond’s car of choice in the film Goldfinger. The placement of the car in this iconic film left an everlasting mark on pop culture and was my first introduction to the stunning Aston Martin brand. After watching this classic film over the weekend, I wanted to investigate the intricacies of the logo...

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Branding Inspiration: 2014 Inaugural Brand Impact Awards Winners
Aug20

Branding Inspiration: 2014 Inaugural Brand Impact Awards Winners

The winners of the first Brand Impact Awards, an event organized by Computer Arts magazine, were announced earlier this year and the work is worth checking out. “There were 21 different market sectors in which agencies could enter projects for consideration. These ranged from traditional heartlands for great branding, such as culture, not-for-profit and sports, to areas where the standard is often lower – such as public sector...

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Motion Monday: Ryan Woodward’s Animated “Thought of You” Film Will Touch Your Heart
Aug18

Motion Monday: Ryan Woodward’s Animated “Thought of You” Film Will Touch Your Heart

Hollywood artist and animator Ryan J Woodward combines the arts of animation and dance in this touching short film, Thought of You. Compiled from more than 20,000 individual drawings based on original choreography by contemporary dancer Kori Wakamatsu, Woodward successfully captures the fluid, graceful motion of the dancing duo that stir the heart. The independent project was truly a labor of love for the animator whose screen credits...

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Simple, Yet Unforgettable Branding & Identity for Maeve Durnan, A Private Tutor
Aug14

Simple, Yet Unforgettable Branding & Identity for Maeve Durnan, A Private Tutor

One of the biggest mistakes small businesses make is not giving their brand identity the proper attention it deserves prior to launch. While it’s true that a great product speaks for itself, why cannibalize its quality with poor branding? Private tutor Maeve Durnan hired Glasgow design agency Graphical House to design her identity and, boy did it pay off. Scroll down to check out this cute, clever, and elegantly simple brand....

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Motion Monday: INSA’s Amazing “Gif-iti” Project Blends Digital and Physical Media
Jun02

Motion Monday: INSA’s Amazing “Gif-iti” Project Blends Digital and Physical Media

We don’t often write about fine art, but we couldn’t ignore the innovative blend of digital and physical media in UK-based artist INSA’s graffiti GIF project shown here. As a fine artist and designer, INSA “has established himself from a graffiti background through extensive street level work and gallery shows around the world. Projects include designing signature collections for brands such as Kangol, Kid...

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