George Hardie – Fifty Odd Years George Hardie is a Royal Designer for Industry and a member of Alliance Graphique International. Best known for his album cover designs with Hipgnosis, he has been solving problems, making illustrations and teaching students internationally – in 17 countries to date. The exhibition spans five decades of work and […]
Alison Crowther, catalogue and visual identity Alison Crowther is a sculptor and furniture maker who works mainly with English Oak. Guided by the grain, medullary rays and annual rings, her carving forms winding, organic structures. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and has received a number of substantial commissions including the Shangri-La Hotel […]
RDI Pattern Royal Designer for Industry (RDI) is a distinction, awarded by the The Royal Society of Arts (RSA) for »sustained excellence in aesthetic and efficient design for industry« to creatives from various fields – graphics, illustration, product design, engineering, theatre, environmental design, fashion. The RSA commissioned a pattern for the end paper of their […]
Paralympic Archery Stamp The Royal Mail commissioned designers and illustrators to create stamps to be issued in the run up to the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in London. Designed in collaboration with George Hardie and Mike Dempsey.
Manual Manual is a book about hands. It contains some ninety images and inserts produced by using techniques such as gold blocking, silver blocking, die-cut, letterpress, photostat, rubbing, cave painting, laser cutting, blowtorching, wood-inlay-making, sandblasting, calligraphy; many involving hand-work. An exhibition about the book was shown at Nagoya University of Arts, Bedales Gallery, Brighton University […]
Metaphorical Measurements Metaphorical Measurements for a British Olympics is a booklet and a series of posters, intended to clarify some of the facts, figures and units of measurement, involved in the London 2012 Olympics, so that they are more accessible for a British audience. It is an exercise in ironic accuracy and accurate irony. The […]
FAST Booklet Fast Search & Transfer (FAST) is a Norwegian company, operating globally with presences in the US, Japan and many European countries. FAST develops real-time high-speed search and filter technology systems. Some of the world’s best known companies with the most demanding search problems use FAST’s powerful enterprise search technology solutions. In this booklet, […]
SMART Catalogue SMART Technologies is a leading provider and developer of interactive technology products and integrated solution of software, hardware, training, and services. SMART products include interactive large-format displays, interactive whiteboards and collaboration software. The company is based in Canada and the products create productive workflows in schools and in workplaces around the world. For […]
Table Top Museums keepsake The Artworkers’ Guild was founded in 1884 by architects and designers, who wanted to create a meeting place for the fine arts and the applied arts on an equal footing. The guild promoted the unity of all the arts, denying the distinction between fine and applied art. Today, the Artworkers’ Guild […]
Manual Poster Poster for the Manual exhibition at Nagoya University of Arts and a related series of lectures and workshops for design and illustration students by George Hardie.
Paper Scissors Stone A booklet about the popular hand game Paper Scissors Stone, also known as Rock Paper Scissors, Ching Chan Chully, Ding Dang Dong, Hick Hack Hock, Stink Stank Stoller and many other names. The game, or variations, is played in almost all cultures. Designed in collaboration with George Hardie.
RDI Dinner menu and invite Royal Designer for Industry (RDI) is a distinction, awarded by the The Royal Society of Arts for »sustained excellence in aesthetic and efficient design for industry« to creatives from various fields – graphics, product design, illustration, engineering, fashion, theatre. Only 200 designers may hold the distinction RDI at any time […]