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Art & Wheels

Art & Wheels

22nd June 2012

Our favourite subjects, great works by D.S.C. aka DeathSprayCustom. See more at: DSC website | DSC works

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Jamie O’s New Recipease

Jamie O’s New Recipease

15th June 2012

Just round the corner from us at Interstate, client Jamie Oliver is to open a huge new flagship cookery school and kitchen shop ‘Recipease’. The two-storey shop will launch this summer, a move expected to trigger a transformation of Notting Hill Gate. This will be the third branch of the food and kitchen shop after Clapham Junction and […]

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A Royal Rehearsal

A Royal Rehearsal

1st June 2012

The Queen’s 60th Jubilee celebrations fall this weekend so the Royal Horse Guards were out en masse for their final rehearsals. Practising formations in the sand tracks of Hyde park this morning, the size, power, dust (and smell) were quite magnificent. Good luck chaps, do your country proud.  

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Charred & Scruffed (Soaked & Smoked)

23rd May 2012
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Taste the Muesli

Taste the Muesli

18th May 2012

[iframe: src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/28047929?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0&color=ffffff” width=”680″ height=”382″ frameborder=”0″ webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen] In this business we often see numerous examples of poor branding so when something comes along, so spectacularly simple and on brand its enough to knock you off your bike, (Wandsworth roundabout is difficult at the best of times.) So congratulations to Fred & Farid for their Mont Blanc […]

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State of the Art

State of the Art

20th April 2012

Our esteemed Creative Director Nigel Gray is definitely of the old school. Put more fairly he’s uncomfortable with technology. He’s not the only one of course, it takes a particular kind of person to actually enjoy working with computers and that delight doesn’t always exist in the creative brain. So how does the classically trained […]

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Al Riwaq + Alwan 338

Al Riwaq + Alwan 338

20th April 2012

Coinciding with the 2012 Bahrain Grand Prix is Alwan 338, a month-long arts festival introducing Bahrain’s up and coming generation of conceptual artists. Exploring the possibilities generated by placing art in the public space, the event is centered around three key locations: Local gallery Al Riwaq, Bohemia – a vacant building in the heart of Adliya, […]

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Triple Decker

Triple Decker

11th April 2012

My long time friend David Loftus launched his very own cookbook ‘Around the World in 80 dishes’. What is very special about David is that he is a photographer who has such a creative eye that he not only makes food and its surrounding look stunning, but captures the story behind the food at the […]

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The Master and Margarita

The Master and Margarita

3rd April 2012

‘What’s it about?’. This is the inevitable question you can expect when introducing anyone to a piece of literature you’ve stumbled across and would love to share with them, but with the Master and Margarita it introduces a formidable problem, because this is no ordinary book. Penguin classics summarises it thus; ‘One Spring afternoon the […]

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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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Samawat this morning

Samawat this morning

12th March 2012

Arriving in Riyadh this morning, I was greeted by an amazing sight, the sun’s rise over the desert creating a gold to purple vista. How very special and different to leaving London on Sunday night. The world is, indeed, a diverse place.

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Transform Awards: Interstate talk about their nomination

27th February 2012
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Love Liverpool

Love Liverpool

23rd February 2012

I was lucky to take a trip to Liverpool to the Albert Dock and to the Tate recently. What a great city Liverpool is. We spent so long in the Tate there was no time for the new Museum but it looked spectacular too. The DLA Piper Series – This is Sculpture exhibition involves different creative […]

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On our Best Behaviour

On our Best Behaviour

22nd February 2012

Joe from Clear Blue Productions popped by our studio on Monday to film the team behind the Vertere branding project. We have been shortlisted for a Transform Award in two categories ‘best rebrand in the media and telecommunications sector’ and ‘best overall visual identity’. We are very excited to be shortlisted and it was fun […]

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From Monaco to Bedford Row

From Monaco to Bedford Row

10th February 2012

Congratulations to leading Formula One photographer Darren Heath and the Collyer Bristow Motorsports team for hosting a super private view last night at their Bedford Row office gallery space. The exhibition, which runs until 16th February displays Darren’s own selection of his best work from the 2011 F1 season. The stunning A2 and A0 images […]

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The Power of F1 in Bahrain

The Power of F1 in Bahrain

8th February 2012

Globe trotting architects and Grand Prix circuit designers, Hermann Tilke and Peter Wahl remind themselves as to the ‘Power of Formula 1′ on a barmy evening in Sakhir during the last Grand Prix there in 2010. The two-book, 360 page showcase took Interstate some 5,000 hours to research, compose and produce and augmented Formula One’s […]

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Golden Cage

Golden Cage

3rd February 2012

[iframe: width=”420″ height=”315″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/Y78FztTd414″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen] While browsing through Kiosk Design‘s blog today, I came across a charming illustrated music video for a band called ‘The Whitest Boy Alive’. The video is illustrated by LA based Geoff McFetridge. I love how beautifully simple the illustration style seems, but it is also very surreal in parts, […]

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W11 Wheels

W11 Wheels

19th January 2012

Aside from London Taxis, Range Rovers, and Mini Coopers, Notting Hill has some beautiful examples of classic, quirky and exotic cars. For a car lover, it’s a great place to stroll around.

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Words Words Words

Words Words Words

16th January 2012

The start of a new year and Selfridges kicks off 2012 with a brand new store-wide initiative: Words Words Words. Celebrating the beauty of words, the joy of writing and the art of conversation. Appearing in all parts of Selfridges from the much-anticipated window displays to the exciting program of in-store events, the concept celebrates […]

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