New Book by John Spencer Turns Logos into Typeface

Time Flies When You’re Having Fun is an A to Z of idiosyncratic letters by John Spencer, the founder and creative director of design agency Offthetopofmyhead. Over a career spanning three decades, John has created logos for countless well-known organisations such as the Campaign to Protect Rural England; the MS Society; Ramblers; the Royal College […]
[READ MORE]

Pentagram Designs Identity for Pink Floyd Records

Pentagram’s Harry Pearce and team have created the visual identity for Pink Floyd Records, a new record label that is releasing both old and previously unheard tracks from the famous English rock band. The main logotype has been inspired by the stencilled lettering on Pink Floyd’s ‘Animals’ album cover from 1977. Pentagram says it established […]
[READ MORE]

Opportunity Catalysts Get New Branding by SomeOne

SomeOne has created the branding for business advice company OC, which claims to help businesses identify new opportunities, realise them or do both. The new identity is centred around a typographic grid that the designers say illustrates how pathways and connections can be formed. A bespoke typographic solution was created at SomeOne, based on creating a clear […]
[READ MORE]

Pentagram Designs Animated Logo for Architects Ball

New York’s architects, designers and other industry professionals recently came together for the Heritage Ball, an annual black tie gala to benefit the AIA New York Chapter and the Center for Architecture. Pentagram’s Natasha Jen and her team designed the graphics for the event, which feature custom typography that symbolises the “adaptable quality of architecture”. […]
[READ MORE]

Google Rebrands as Alphabet

Internet giant Google has rebranded as Alphabet. However, the Google brand will remain, becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of parent company Alphabet. Alphabet Inc will therefore replace Google Inc as the publicly-traded identity. “Alphabet is mostly a collection of companies, the largest of which, of course, is Google,” explains Alphabet chief executive Larry Page. “We liked […]
[READ MORE]

Jordan Amer Designs Identity for Semaphore London

This past week, a former PR director and business director from Mother launched what they are calling a “new kind” of communications agency. Newly founded Semaphore London says it will aim to blend PR strategy with the content capabilities of an ad agency. Founding partner Liam Fay-Fright was formerly the director of communications at Mother […]
[READ MORE]

New Logo and Graphic Identity for ‘Noddy’s Nursery Schools’

John Spencer, founder and creative director of design studio Offthetopofmyhead, has created a new logo and graphic identity for Noddy’s Nursery Schools. Noddy’s Nursery Schools started life as a single school back in 1985. Since then over 3,000 children have passed through their doors. There are now two schools – one in Putney and the […]
[READ MORE]