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Ideasondesign. One of the UK’s most respected design consultancies, MadeThought is acclaimed for its work in brand identity and development, art direction, packaging, print and interactive design for an impressive list of clients, ranging from esoteric luxury and lifestyle brands to art institutions.


Established in London in 2000 by Paul Austin and Ben Parker, MadeThought is known for a deliberate and crafted aesthetic and a firm belief in the strength and purity of rigorous graphic application. The duo met while studying at Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication and worked together at a top branding agency before setting up MadeThought. Now increasingly dealing with long-term brand strategies, their approach is to become immersed in the client’s organisation and provide solutions to the way they work, think and present themselves. Designculture. Graphic Journey Blog: A letter from Michael Wolff No.9. Here is another in the occasional series of letters from my wise friend Michael Wolff.

Graphic Journey Blog: A letter from Michael Wolff No.9

It's a good one. When I hear the sound of the cash register at the beginning of The Pink Floyd’s The Dark side of the Moon album, it encourages me never to take money too seriously but, at the same time, to be absolutely clear how to deal with it. Especially when I’m explaining to my clients what they’ll need and want to pay me, and why I feel we’ll be successful working together. It’s an amazing track The Dark Side of The Moon album cover, designed by Hipgnosis and George Hardie 1973 Listen to it, and if you can’t find it on YouTube, listen to the whole album any way you can.

Now to the point of this letter – what do you think you’re worth? I want to share something of my journey with these issues and how my attitude has evolved over time. By this time, people had become more familiar with the range of prices designers charged, and yet I still felt a familiar sense of doubt and even apprehension. 3. The Day You Became A Better Designer – Desk of van Schneider – Medium. I received a lot of feedback on my articles recently.

The Day You Became A Better Designer – Desk of van Schneider – Medium

(big thank you for that!) While some appreciate the wide & weird range of topics, some ask me why I don’t write about real design topics. Such as, “How to solve UX problem XYZ” or “How to build the perfect responsive website”. Plastique Magazine, Issue 4 - - Personal network. Principles of Graphic Design. Logo design: 60 pro tips. Great logo design requires a complex mixture of design skills, creative theory and skilful application.

Logo design: 60 pro tips

Any designer worth their salt can create a fit-for-purpose logo, but truly mastering all aspects of the craft takes time. Exclusive offer: Save 15% on Adobe Creative Cloud now Of course, logo design is just one small sub-set of branding, but the logo or brand mark remains the centrepiece of most branding schemes. We've spoken to branding professionals about the intricacies of good logo creation, and what qualifies as a great logo. So here are 25 pro logo design tips to help you improve your branding work – from the research phase, through the different stages of logo design craft, and finally the application of the mark. Logo design research and strategy Before pen hits paper on any new logo design project, thorough research is essential. 01. Before you even start working up a logo design concept, ensure you research your target market thoroughly. 02. Why are we here? 03. 04. 05. Bodoni through the ages – Creative Review.

From a New Order album cover to cigar packaging by Paul Rand, a new exhibition from paper company Fedrigoni showcases some outstanding uses of Italian typeface Bodoni.

Bodoni through the ages – Creative Review

Designs are also featured in an accompanying catalogue by SEA… Made in Italy – Bodoni in Print opens at Protein Gallery in Shoreditch on June 10. Organised by paper company Fedrigoni, the show presents a look at posters, packaging, book covers and album art created using Italian typographer, printer and typesetter Giambattista Bodoni’s most famous typeface. It also features previously unseen material from the Bodoni Museum in Parma and the Monotype archives, including matrices, lead type and sketches. Born in the Alps, Bodoni was one of the most celebrated typographers and compositors of the 18th century. Fedrigoni says the exhibition aims to highlight Bodoni’s influence on contemporary graphic design and celebrate great Italian craft.

Layout and composition tutorial: Using scale to create drama. The Book. One + One = Three I spend my working life helping other people work smarter.Every day my team and I enter organisations, identify problems and find solutions.

The Book

We redesign not just how an organisation looks but how it articulates, how it flows.For the past 25 years, I have always been designing. I’ve built a thriving practice, amassed an enviable number of accolades and earned the respect of my peers not to mention numerous repeat clients.