NB Studio Creates New Logo and Identity for Ravensbourne

NB Studio has created the new logo and identity for art and design school Ravensbourne, which is aiming to become an independent University with degree-awarding powers. The new branding system is centred around a black and white box that opens up and expands to become a flexible framing device. “Revisiting the idea of a crest, […]
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Pentagram Rebrands The William Morris Society

William Morris had a major impact on Victorian Britain. Aligned with the Arts and Crafts Movement, he was a polymath who’s work encompassed design, craft, the written word and the socialist movement. A century on, The William Morris Society continues to promulgate the life and work of Morris. Set up in 1955, the society’s goal […]
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SmartHeart Frames Look for ‘Art Residence’ in Russia

Developed by Russian investment fund STONE HEDGE, Art Residence is a new designer residential complex situated in the centre of Moscow. The building offers a “unique opportunity to invest in art and real estate simultaneously” according to the developers. Branding agency SmartHeart – also from Moscow – was tasked with creating the visual identity for the newly […]
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Moving Brands Creates New Identity for DeviantArt

DeviantArt, said to be the world’s largest online social network for art, approached global creative agency Moving Brands to undertake a complete rebranding, as well as the design of a new app. Set up in 2000, DeviantArt has grown from being a niche website for sharing original Winamp skins to becoming a digital art platform […]
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Pentagram Helps Rebrand Auction House Sotheby’s

Established in 1744, Sotheby’s is one of the world’s oldest and largest auction houses, and the oldest company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Pentagram’s Abbott Miller collaborated with Sotheby’s over a two-year period to help rebrand the company’s identity and communications, including its website, catalogues, and magazine. Miller and his team worked closely […]
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Logo Design for Art Courier, ‘ARTRANS’

Taiwanese company ARTRANS provides delivery services for art products such as paintings and sculptures. When designing the business logo, Taipei-based creative agency Proad Identity wanted to stress dependability and to create an artistic tone. The designers took the letter “A” of the brand name as their starting point. Derived from the abstract art of Picasso, […]
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Branding Design for ‘Museo Ettore Fico’

Piedmontese artist Ettore Fico (1917-2004) started his studies at the studio of Italian painter Luigi Serralunga (1880-1940) alongside and with Filippo Sartorio, Mattia Moreni and Piero Martina, and later attended the Accademia Albertina in Turin. In 2007, Ettore’s wife, Ines Sacco Fico, established the Museo Ettore Fico in order to promote and disseminate the late […]
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