Great day with Jamie and his team working on a new project at our studio today, so exciting. We have worked with and met some amazing people since starting Interstate and Jamie was another fantastic character that we will not miss an opportunity to get a photo of for the Interstate family album. From Nicole Sherzinger to Lewis Hamilton, Bernie Ecclestone to the Crown Prince of Bahrain, Dolph Lundgren to Pierluigi Collina, the album makes us smile.
Jamie’s confidence and energy was so lovely to experience and a real inspiration to the team.— Read more
One sunny afternoon in October Interstate ventured out to Kings Place on a trail to discover the future. This is what we learned…— Read more
Image from the Telegraph’s Picture of the day
Amazing what brands can do to help the consumer. Paul Frank have just launched a great initiative Julius branded bike saddle covers. Julius himself has been sighted kindly keeping Londoners bums dry! A promotion with a fun and helpful twist for the Barbican ‘Bicycle Film Festival’, that showcased new shorts, features and archive treats about everything bike.
Some cheeky and funky stuff from a naughty monkey that has some stories to tell. He’s been around for a while but we think he is conspiring to have more fun in the UK soon.— Read more
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 […]— Read more
Next time you’re passing by the studio, take a stroll down the road to Kensington Gardens and take in the Anish Kapoor installations (Turning The World Upside Down). Beautifully polished surfaces reflecting a dramatic Autumn sky.— Read more
Our friends at Visual Editions have just launched their first book: The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman; Introduced by Will Self
In their own words:
We publish books that use visual writing: writing that uses visual elements as an integral part of the writing itself.
VE2: Tree of Codes
Jonathan Safran Foer
An experiment in printer’s patience
See visual writing in action on Visual Edition’s website— Read more
The Beijing National Aquatics Center aka the Water Cube (home of the 2008 Beijing Olympics swimming and diving categories) has been transformed from hi-tec sporting arena to an underwater aquatic adventure playground. Covering a third of the 32,000 sqm site, the interior to the snappily titled ‘Happy Magic Water Cube Waterpark’ has been designed with two personas in mind.— Read more
Ex(os)-Terminator: “I’ll be back – with the deposit4th October 2010
Copyright © 2010 by Riverview Media Photography, Tia Gemmell. Courtesy of Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.
Luckily for Lotus Motorsport’s Stephen Wright, he didn’t hear the words, “Give me your boots, your clothes and your motorcycle.” from the Governater at this years Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California. He was checking out the new Lotus T125 with fellow car fan Jay Leno. With livery and branding of the Exos Exoperience by Interstate, the car caused a real stir on the green.
It’s latest outing was on the stand at the recent Paris Motorshow, where the dawn of a new Lotus era was unveiled by CEO Dany Bahar.
As an avid collector of Blue Note LP’s, it’s always nice to see a tribute paid to the labels unmistakable cover designs. This music video from director Bante was made to promote a season of jazz concerts inspired by the 70th anniversary of the seminal modern jazz label at the Bella Vista Social Pub in Siena, Tuscany.— Read more
One to Follow27th September 2010
The Business of Motorsport in Asia forum at the Singapore Exchange was an interesting session covering the impact of hosting a Formula 1 race in a city. Mr. Iswaran, the Singapore Senior Minister of State for Trade & Industry and Education talked highly of the commercial impact Formula 1 has had on the city since 2008.— Read more
One week we’re completing the livery of the Lotus 125 showcar, the next we’re completing the livery of The Ice Cream Union’s freezer… The Ice Cream Union attended the 2010 Speciality Fine Food Fair this week, held at London Olympia. Amongst all manner of delectable culinery offerings, the Union stood out from the crowd with […]— Read more
It is our job to see things. Firstly we have to see by learning and absorbing what a client represents and offers. Secondly, we must translate this into something tangible for the end-user to see, to understand, to associate with. But, this creative ’seeing’ process has two quite different facets.— Read more
The old ’60s joke of, “How many elephants can you fit in a Mini? – 2 in the front and two in the back.” has become embedded in popular culture and evolved over time to become simply a challenge. (For the record, the world record for the most people in a Mini – the BMW version – is 24).— Read more