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A new colour perception on the great master’s

Art is evocative and emotional and to many people the meaning revolves around the subject matter and composition. Artist, Arthur Buxton invites us to look at art in new ways, to perceive it differently. Engaging and interesting in their intent, he has developed a new…

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A little world of experiences

We all know that sometimes life doesn’t exactly live up to our expectations. You come to realise that you have to enjoy the good times and work through the bad. Yet, sometimes when you are in the eye of the storm it’s really hard to…

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Image as universal language

This photo series plays with the perception of stuffed birds. These animals led their life and are now nothing more than an image of themselves, they are no longer flying or whistling. Masked by the former voice signature of each bird through the written word…

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Obsessed with Art?

By reading our Madly blog by now you will know that we are obsessed with a number of things, some of those brand related and others slightly strange. However Nexus Vomitus takes obsession to a whole other level. It is a collaboration between artist Millie…

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Brand Names for Political Agendas

Many of you I am sure do not get to , or wish to, read rural focused newspaper The Weekly Times. So I am assuming that most of you would not have seen a great little article by Leslie White last week where he explored…

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Raw Colour Obsession

It’s not unusual for a designer to become consumed with a single project, think of Stefan Sagmeister’s AIGA poster. For Christoph Brach and Daniera ter Haar their obsession, a project called Raw Color, even gave their studio its name (the project has since become known…

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How to brand a landmark

Regular readers will already be familiar with the recent innovations taking place in the world of pop-up retail/brand experiences, from the beautifully evocative Cognac brand Martell, to the brand with balls Beatbox Burgers. A recent commission by appliance specialists Electrolux is about to be launched…

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Finding a Country’s Colour

Istanbul is in the middle of everything. A symbol of how exchange, migration and connections are the base of evolution. Blurring the flag colors of all the countries that have had long relations in Istanbul, Filippo Minelli’s The Flags of Istanbul is a project about…

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The Colours of the Top 100 Web Brands

Today it’s more critical than ever for companies to differentiate themselves from their competitors and make memorable connections with their consumers by creating unique, recognisable brands. Every touch point of a brand plays a vital role in brand recall, but the brandmark is the heart…

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Merry Christmas and The Santa Brand

Wishing you and yours a truly, deeply festive season from all of us. It is that time of the year when the age old question is asked by children all over the world, do you believe in Santa? Santa is an amazing brand in many…

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How color and ink is created

I know that not everybody thinks that the idea of how ink is made is exciting, but for those of you in love with colour I suggest you take a look. Here the Printing Ink Company give us an insight into the complex process of…

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A mark of colour love

In our lives as brand designers we spend alot of time and energy watching how brands express themselves around the world. Others view these advertisements as a visual intrusion; an abrupt, unwanted diversion from our otherwise cohesive cityscapes. For the last 25 years French artist OX…

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