Jamie’s Great British Wallpaper

Jamie’s Great British Wallpaper

26th October 2011

If you take a look on celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s Website and Twitter page you will see he has chosen to use a page from the introduction of Jamie’s Great Britain as his backdrop, designed here at the studios of Interstate Associates. Take a look for yourself ! Also, last night saw the first of […]

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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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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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Hot off the Press

Hot off the Press

15th August 2011

Just in are the litho running sheets for ‘Jamie’s Great Britain’ – the latest cookbook designed by Interstate for our favourite celebrity chef Jamie Oliver. It’s due for release at the end of next month, and is filled with over 100 recipes exploring our diverse food culture. We’ll tell you all about it when it’s […]

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Living The Good Life

Living The Good Life

15th August 2011

Australian celebrity chef Adrian Richardson of La Luna Bistro in Melbourne, has teamed with publishers Pan Macmillan and design agency A Friend of Mine to create a cookbook with a difference. ‘The Good Life‘ commemorates homegrown and homemade food, with chapters structured around seasonal produce, and masterclasses on how to make your own pasta, cure […]

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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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T is for Tarmac…

T is for Tarmac…

11th April 2011

A graphic designer’s staple is to have a collection of letters that are made from everyday objects and shapes. Want a new twist? Why not ensure that the letters also relate to the image…

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A Food Journey to the Heart of Morocco

A Food Journey to the Heart of Morocco

1st April 2011

Today sees the international launch of ‘A Month in Marrakesh’, a recipe book and travelogue published by Hardie Grant, with food by Andy Harris; editor of Jamie Magazine, who embraces the wealth of flavours that Morocco has to offer, all of which are brought to life by beautiful photography and illustrations from renowned photographer David […]

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Roger That!

Roger That!

29th March 2011

Shoreditch on a Saturday afternoon,  Alex and I venture down to London’s Kemistry Gallery to view the ‘Roger That!’ exhibition which was showcasing a new graphic interpretation of the phonetic spelling alphabet. Developed in the early 1930’s, the phonetic alphabet was created to ensure the clarity of communication in the new aviation world. All 26 […]

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Pick Me Up 2011

Pick Me Up 2011

21st March 2011

On Saturday, Chrissie, Jess and myself visited Pick Me Up contemporary graphic arts fair at Somerset House. Pick Me Up is the UK’s first contemporary graphic arts fair which is now in it’s 2nd year, after a successful first show last April.

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La Boca via Concrete Hermit

La Boca via Concrete Hermit

25th February 2011

Last night was the opening of pop-up shop for the ‘design circus’ La Boca. The location was in Kingly Court (off Carnaby Street), in association with independent gallery and shop, Concrete Hermit.

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Bass Notes: The Film Posters of Saul Bass

Bass Notes: The Film Posters of Saul Bass

21st February 2011

Saturday afternoon Alex and I ventured down to the rainy streets of Shoreditch to check out a little gallery called Kemistry, on Charlotte Road. Exhibiting ‘Bass Notes: The Film Posters of Saul Bass’, the collection brings together some of Bass’ classic film posters, film titles and film festival posters from the Lloyd Northover donation to the […]

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Lose Yourself in a Good Book

Lose Yourself in a Good Book

9th February 2011

Last Friday saw the re-release of Marian Keyes’ latest novel, The Brightest Star in the Sky, which we at Interstate are very excited about. Having been approached by Penguin back in October last year, following our hugely successful Jamie Oliver/Penguin collaboration, we were briefed to create a fresh new look for the Queen of Chick-Lit. […]

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Eat My Graphics

Eat My Graphics

31st January 2011

Branding and cupcakes. Perfect.

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J’adore J’ai Mangé

J’adore J’ai Mangé

17th December 2010

Last night saw the debut launch of Jamie Oliver’s new fragrance, ‘J’ai Mangé‘ on his Christmas tv show ‘Jamie’s Christmas Lock-In‘. As Interstate branded the ‘spoof’ scent, Louise and I were invited back stage to the filming of the programme to see Jamie in action winding up his celebrity guests. It was great seeing everyones […]

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King Giulio has arrived in Oz

King Giulio has arrived in Oz

14th December 2010

On his recent trip to Australia, our very own King Giulio was greeted by a few of his subjects at the Sydney Telstra 500 V8 Supercars Australia race.

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A Month in Marrakesh

A Month in Marrakesh

7th December 2010

This time last week we visited our client; Hardie Grant, to take a look at the proof sheets for a cook book we’ve been designing these past few months. We can’t reveal too much just yet, but we can tell you that it’s filled with recipes by Andy Harris, who embraces the wealth of flavours […]

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Find us…

Find us…

24th November 2010

These funny little icons certainly aren’t new, but they are appearing more and more in our lives. On billboards to cereal packets, these QR Codes as they are known, are a digital link to information. Install an app on your camera phone, and it will automatically take you to a URL, write a piece of […]

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A century of Olympic posters

A century of Olympic posters

2nd November 2010

Passing the local library, I stumbled upon a graphic designers dream; a collection of Olympic posters showcasing the past century of games. Styles have changed over the years from strong, almost propaganda style glorious paintings, to minimalist iconic graphic art. In my opinion, the style peaked in Mexico ’68 (main image).

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2010 D&AD Book Launch

2010 D&AD Book Launch

15th October 2010

There are quite a few members of D&AD at Interstate so when the Annual comes out it’d be rude not to go and celebrate. This year, the venue was the Getty Images Gallery where we were surrounded by dramatic prints of days gone by. The Annual itself has been illustrated this year by celebrated fine-artist-signwriter […]

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