50 Years of Private Eye

50 Years of Private Eye

13th January 2012

The V&A have been showcasing the works of Private Eye’s highly regarded cartoonists for the magazine’s 50th Anniversary. The exhibition features 50 (one for every year the magazine has been published) of the trademark speech bubble front covers, as chosen by editor Ian Hislop, along with walls worth of original artworks spanning their five decades. […]

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A Year Long Snapshots Around The World

A Year Long Snapshots Around The World

5th January 2012

[iframe: width=”680″ height=”376″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/nPXa0wsmzbA” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen] Mobile travel guide provider Triposo has recently created “A Year Long Snapshots around the World“, a short film that reveals the exact locations in the world where pictures were taken, and that for each day of the year. The beautiful film shows a world map in which pixels light […]

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Christmas chart toppers!

Christmas chart toppers!

21st December 2011

Congratulations to Jamie Oliver for securing the festive top spot in the book charts with his latest book; Jamie’s Great Britain designed by Interstate.

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How’s about that then?

How’s about that then?

9th December 2011

With the sad news of Sir Jimmy Savile finally being laid to rest still fresh in mind, this cement mixer was spotted doing the rounds in Notting Hill. With Sir Jim buried at a 45 degree angle in concrete for ‘security reasons’, this would’ve been the ultimate job for the company…

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Hipstamatic vs David Loftus

Hipstamatic vs David Loftus

9th December 2011

Our friend Lord Loftus has partnered with uber cool snapping machine Hipstamatic to release the first iphone food photography pack: “Foodie SnapPak”.
http://hipstamatic.com/

BoxPark

BoxPark

7th December 2011

Sixty shipping containers have been transformed into the world’s first pop-up shopping mall BOXPARK, opened last week-end in Shoreditch. Designed by architects Waugh Thistleton, it is the brainchild of Roger Wade of Boxfresh and real estate developers Hammerson, who were behind Birmingham’s Bullring. No high street retailers, says BOXPARK,  –  Just selected, ground-breaking brands by […]

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Interstate Team in KSA

Interstate Team in KSA

6th December 2011

Our first visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia introduced us to sudden rain and floods, lebanese sheep brains for lunch, 7p per litre petrol, two huge towers overlooking a city that never sleeps and unforgettable taxi rides. Caroline of course had to make a few wardrobe alterations to make the trip, but we clearly […]

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Movember update

Movember update

1st December 2011

Well, it is now the 1st of December and Movember has flown by! We at Interstate were keen to get stuck in, grow some cracking mo’s and raise as much as we could for Movember. The 1st of November brought some unfamiliar faces into the studio with people, including myself, shaving off beards, mutton chops […]

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Baubles

Baubles

24th November 2011

On a recent trip to St Christopher’s Place, London I thought the Christmas decorations looked great and very effective. Huge colourful baubles suspended across the narrow street and square. It got me wondering where did the bauble come from and, before you go to wikipedia, here is a shortened version: The first decorated trees were […]

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Keeping an Eye on Oliver Turvey

Keeping an Eye on Oliver Turvey

8th November 2011

Oliver Turvey is fast becoming one of the most exciting prospects in motorsport, racking up a large number of victories and high position finishes since his karting days began in 1996. He has gone on to numerous victories in Formula BMW, Formula Renault, British International F3 Championship and GP2 Asia series to name but a […]

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Movember

Movember

1st November 2011

It’s that time of year again where men all across the world stand tall, unite, take action and….grow a moustache. Yep, that’s right, it’s Movember! And Interstate are this year already in full swing raising money for this fantastic campaign. For those who may not be so familiar with Movember, allow me to fill you […]

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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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Big Roller

Big Roller

29th September 2011

Rolls Royce; a brand of dignified elegance or brutal and in-your-face? Seems it depends which option box you tick.

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Jamie’s Great British Book Released

Jamie’s Great British Book Released

29th September 2011

Today is the big day, ‘Jamie’s Great Britain’, published by Penguin is released. I was very excited to finally see it in the shops.

One of more than 200 hardbacks being published on what has been dubbed by the book trade as Super Thursday. According to today’s BBC News, Bookmakers William Hill and Ladbrokes have this new book as favourite to top the Christmas best-seller list this year. Pick one up while it is on offer!

UPDATE: Take a look at our Case Study.

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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Sweet

Sweet

21st September 2011

Passing Jigsaw on Westbourne Grove, off for lunch one day, I saw the Jigsaw window display. To mark ‘Wool Week’, and the Campaign for Wool, Jigsaw brought some model sheep and wrapped the storefront in a great ‘woolly pully’ for want of a better expression. Really lovely idea and one of those where when it […]

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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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Shooting cars

Shooting cars

31st August 2011

Recently we were commissioned by Lotus to design and produce brochures for their existing range of British-Made sports cars. The brief required the planning and execution of a 5 day shoot in and around London and Lotus’ world famous test track in Hethel, as well as the design of both the Elise and Evora brochures […]

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