Once, Twice, Three Times an Olympics Host City

Once, Twice, Three Times an Olympics Host City

2nd August 2012

A lovely infographic taking a look at how London as an Olympic host city has changed, developed and grown from our first games in 1908 to the ‘austerity games’ in 1948  and the current 2012 Olympic Games. Designed by Design by Soup and found on visual.ly

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Design Laps

Design Laps

26th July 2012

They say, ‘What goes around, comes around.’ and this seems quite true for the world of design and motorsport. Surfacing on Nick’s desk recently, the beautiful 1986 Austrian Grand Prix leaflet alongside a rather identical angled 2012 Singapore Grand Prix version.

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The Great and the Goodwood

The Great and the Goodwood

13th July 2012

The sun held out on the last day to create a truly ‘glorious’ Goodwood Festival of Speed 2012. Beautiful cars were driven as nature intended and the usual eclectic mix of die-hard petrol heads rubbing shoulders with young bronzed champagne-fuelled ladies.

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New Designers Show

New Designers Show

9th July 2012

This weekend I was lucky enough to have a look around the New Designers Show held at the Business Design Centre in Islington, where graduate designers are given a national platform to show off their portfolios, network and share ideas with designers from other disciplines. Taking place over two weeks, with nine distinct design zones […]

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Charred & Scruffed (Soaked & Smoked)

23rd May 2012
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The Transformers

The Transformers

2nd April 2012

We all had a great time at the Transform awards. It has taken a while to get the old photos out, and delete most of them for being too blurry, dark or everyone having evil eyes, but here you go. Well done team.

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Bella Interstati!

Bella Interstati!

25th October 2011

The FIA GT3 European Championship identity by Interstate currently visible on the Ferrari website homepage. Congratulations to AF Corse Ferrari!

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Beautiful & Simple by Interstate

Beautiful & Simple by Interstate

29th September 2011

Here’s the first glimpse of Interstate’s new identity for boutique legal recruitment and resourcing consultancy founded by Siobhan Kinsella and Richard Ziegler.

UPDATE: Take a look at the Case Study.

 

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Same but different

Same but different

22nd September 2011

Spotted in a toyshop recently, a pastiche of the PVAXX wordmark originally created by Interstate to feature on the side of the late season Renault R26 and launch R27 F1 cars. The entire car including ING have been given a ‘tweak’ to still replicate the brands but obviously not use the real names.    

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Style over continent

Style over continent

10th September 2011

When you already have a sponsor for a Motorsport team it’s easy to think that the work’s been done. But it’s important to give the sponsors image as much care and attention as you can, because retention is as important as a win. With this in mind the Spanish borne Addax GP2 racing team commissioned […]

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An Exos Experience at the new Hethel track

An Exos Experience at the new Hethel track

23rd June 2011

A big day yesterday as the new Hethel track was unveiled to VIPs. Parading alongside the classic Essex-Lotus 81B driven once more by a Mr N. Mansell, the 2011 Lotus Renault F1 car and the racing spec Evoras was the stunning Lotus 125; the F1-inspired customer car, branded by Interstate.

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Graphici graffiti

Graphici graffiti

26th April 2011

An irony-free slice of personal tagging sitting happily next to the beautiful squiggle-mark of the Mind charity.

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To pop up or to Pop Upppppp

21st April 2011

The Pop up store is not a new concept. However the way in which you design and approach a pop up retail space is.

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GT1 & GT3 Identities to feature in Shift 2 Unleashed

GT1 & GT3 Identities to feature in Shift 2 Unleashed

15th March 2011

The much anticipated sequel game to Need For Speed by EA will feature cars from the GT1 and GT3 championships. The realism and detailing in Need For Speed, Shift 2 Unleashed is impressive, right down to the Series’ logos on the bonnet, sun-strip and door numbering panels; all designed by Interstate.

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Completely Innocent, or totally Gaga?

Completely Innocent, or totally Gaga?

8th March 2011

A couple of brand stories this week; In one corner, Innocent drinks, the pioneer ‘friendly’ brand has to get all serious and ‘ask’ a new children’s vitamins range called ‘Innocent Vitamins’ to stop trading under that name. And in the other corner, Lady Gaga telling the Icecreamists that they cannot use the term ‘Baby Gaga’ for their well publicised breast milk ice cream.

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The Emergence of Vertere

The Emergence of Vertere

25th February 2011

We’ve just finished creating a new identity for a niché Hi-Fi audio component manufacturer. More to follow on our website soon

Watch (and listen to) this space…

A sweet result

A sweet result

18th February 2011

We ‘scooped’ a prize last night at the Design Effectiveness Awards, held in the glitzy surroundings of the Brewery at the Barbican, London.

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Nothing left but brand…

Nothing left but brand…

17th February 2011

When two mobile phone providers join to share their networks, the reason you choose to sign up with either of them may well boil down to which brand you like the most…

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Lotus & Moss Reunited

Lotus & Moss Reunited

15th February 2011

It’s been a while since Sir Stirling Moss created history in a Lotus single-seater, but at the recent Paris Motor show he got to see the new Lotus T125 in the ‘flesh’ – it’s first appearance in Europe; his guide being no less than Takuma Sato. The car is currently track-testing with potential customers who […]

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Ice Cream in December?!

Ice Cream in December?!

13th January 2011

The Ice Cream Union dropped into the studio in the last week of 2010 and dropped off the new Union tubs that went into production at the end of the Summer. They look great and everyone in the studio was really pleased with the outcome. Of course the fact that they were full of the […]

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