Last summer we partnered with the Nottingham Writers Club and Nottingham City Council to produce a logo for the Nottingham Festival of Words. Shopping in last week I noticed our work covering the council building in prime city centre location. Love it!
We have recently completed the identity project for the first University Technical College in Lincolnshire, Lincoln University Technical College, or Lincoln UTC for short. The college itself has been developed in partnership with the University of Lincoln, Lincoln College and Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery Ltd. We won the project after a series of presentations, and it consisted of developing a symbol, supporting typographic standards and brand guidelines.
The symbol, an abstract acronym of the letters UTC, was developed in 3D software and re-coloured in the far ends of the possible printing colour gamut to achieve its bright aesthetic.
This week we have been exhibiting with the University of Lincoln at Kinetica. The exhibition space is based in Kensington University. Jim set up on Tuesday and enjoyed a great press day and vip event on Wednesday. The stand (below) showcased 3 interactive experiments based around the theme of infection. The ‘Sneeze’, ‘Rash’ and ‘Tickley Cough’ were projects from third year interactive design students Savi Dobson and Josh Parry. For more information about the exhibition visit www.kinetica-artfair.com
We are just about to start work on a new project with with Lincolnshire County Council and a small group of young children. Together we are developing a responsive app for children in care. The first workshop was really successful considering they do not pull any punches when it comes to talking about design, and they all have some great ideas to bring to the table.
We cant wait to create some really useful tools that will support the children going into care. Here is a sneak peak so far.
We have been commissioned by New York film maker Nikhil Melnechuk to create a competition website for people to vote for their favourite Marilyn Monroe. The winner could take the leading role in this feature film in development and be the face for all the promotional events and red carpet premiers.
The site leads on from a social networking campaign spanning across Facebook, Youtube and Instagram to filter a selection of finalists. Fans votes are collected using the Facebook graph api and it seems there is already a front runner, loukia-l with 2101 votes.
Im really impressed by the candidates, each spending the time to create and add their own videos, my personal favourite memory-monroe.
Check out the site and add your vote!
Viewnited have steam-rollered the 6-aside league with and goal difference that’s surely record breaking! Congratulations to all the boys involved. We are moving on to a different league from next week that’s hopefully a bit more of a challenge. Scoring 10+ goals most weeks was getting a bit tedious. Good luck next season! Try and get that knee over the ball Wayno and you might score a few more.
After the 3D Printshow fever, we were all itching to get our hands on a 3D Printer and finally the ‘Replicator’ from Makerbot has arrived. I cant wait to see what this can do, we have an arsenal of 3D files we are desperate to print out and play with.
Kerry Hogarth (Marks) now recovered from the London 3D Printshow has finally made some time for herself to get married, and what an honour to get invite. True to form Kerry did not have a conventional wedding and after some promises that it was not a prank, Jim, Mike and Myself found ourselves in fancy dress costumes! Thanks for a great night, we will catch up with after your honeymoon and crack on with the 3D Printshow London, Paris and New York.
Jamesy has just introduced Studio View to its newest member of the team, Stan the miniature Dachshund 8 weeks old. Luckily Jim is away from the studio otherwise I think he would have a mental break down, that’s if he noticed him.