Art Cars for Eye

Its been my great pleasure over the last months to have been researching the #BMWArtCars project. If you don’t know them, they are motor cars from the beloved Bavarian marque that feature bespoke paint jobs from the great and the good of the international art world. Whilst I like them to look at I have […]

Red Sentinel

Business cards are generally a fairly dull thing to have to design. Necessary, sure, when on the tradeshow circuit or out on lead generation duties but still incredibly banal. For my latest edition, I wanted to break away from doing something standard but also keep it sane, as ultimately there are constraints on how they […]

Iris Germany Portfolio Slam

Oh, what a night it was. If you weren’t there, this was an evening event that I put together where all us humble creatives working under the Iris Munich auspices took over the studio and shared their work for the delight and delectation of the other departments plus the odd member of cleaning staff. The […]

Branding as Art, or vice versa?

“I’m an artist, I do not do commercials” Woody Allen The creative practice of branding is often considered a poor cousin to the hallowed activities commonly known as ‘The Arts.’ The question is, under close analysis, are they actually that different? In 1977 Susan Sontag famously stated that ‘Humankind lingers unregenerately in Plato’s cave, still […]

Blue Note for a blue company

I just spent a very happy week or so digging deep in my local music emporiums researching a piece on the combination of art and sound that is Blue Note records for Amex Expressions magazine. As this topic is close to my heart the project was its own reward but in the weeks since I […]

Fresh Alternative Movie Poster

It’s been a while in the making but just finished a new ‘AMP’ for one of my favourite films, or more accurately, scripts. Quatermass and the Pit was written by Nigel Kneale and filmed by the BBC in 1958/59 as a TV serial but then reworked by Kneale himself for the Hammer studio in 1967. […]