2018 will mark the 250th anniversary of Captain James Cook’s epic voyage in command of HM bark Endeavour. It will also be the year in which Royal Museums Greenwich complete their programme of new galleries and major improvements, as part of a transformational project inspired by the great explorer.
New children’s gallery AHOY! opened its doors at the National Maritime Museum this March. Children aged 0–7 can discover and explore the themes of the Museum’s collections through playful nautical activities: fishing from the end of a pier, stoking the fire in a steamship’s boiler room, and dressing up as Polar explorers.
Our latest adventure takes us to Los Angeles, where we have created the event branding, promo film and website for an exclusive ‘A-list’ night at Soho House, West Hollywood. Roger Daltrey and Jake Chapman will be hosting this extraordinary night of high-end modern art and live music to raise funds and the profile of Teen Cancer America.
Ian Wright’s stunning Keaykolour Hendrix has cropped up in Paperworks, a beautiful little book by Sandu Publishing. Celebrating a diverse range of incredible paper art and fashion, the projects featured surpass all expectations of what can be done with a simple sheet of paper. It’s well worth checking out.
Following the success of their previous ‘Animal logo’ book, Counter-Print have released another great publication: ‘Monogram logo’. The collection contains 452 monograms and ciphers from around the world, including a few of ours. Keaykolour’s double ‘K’, the University of East Anglia’s initials (complete with hidden spark), and the University of Sussex’s elegant ‘US’ all make an appearance.
Nesta is an innovation charity on a mission to help people and organisations bring great ideas to life. Dedicated to supporting ideas that can help improve all our lives, with activities ranging from early stage investment to in-depth research and practical programmes.
Croydon School of Art was relaunched last Friday with a drinks reception and fashion show. The relaunch also features a new brand identity designed by us. Guest of honour at the event was fashion designer John Rocha, who is an alumni of CSA. Other famous alumni include Helen Chadwick, Ray Davies, Noel Fielding, Malcolm McLaren and Jamie Reid.