The Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre

The Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre

17th February 2011

Well, after a few weeks of less spectacular wins, draws and losses for the Interstate Team, the boys were back on pitch this monday with renewed energy.

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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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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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This one goes up to 11…

This one goes up to 11…

21st January 2011

Sometimes it’s hard to deny that the universe is attempting to contact us. And since the start of the DesignWeek football season back in December, I’ve been getting this nagging feeling that won’t go away. The Interstate football team’s first outing saw them starting on the back foot. Up against the Man Utd of the […]

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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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Sydney Telstra 500

Sydney Telstra 500

23rd December 2010

Interstate was at the final race of the V8 Supercars Australia to see James Courtney of Jim Beam Racing  crowned the 2010 champion.

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FIA Gala 2010

FIA Gala 2010

22nd December 2010

After an exceptional year in motorsport, it was time to hand out the awards at the FIA Gala in Monaco. The Gala identity was created by Interstate.

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The Best Christmas Card So Far This Year

The Best Christmas Card So Far This Year

22nd December 2010

Many a card has popped through my letterbox this year bringing messages of greetings and cheer. It’s one of the winners of the London Design Festival / V&A Xmas Card competition.

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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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The Champions of the 2010 FIA GT1 World Championship

The Champions of the 2010 FIA GT1 World Championship

5th December 2010

Congratulations to the Vitaphone Racing Team who secured the World Champion Team position in the inaugural series of the FIA GT1 World Championship.

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Jamie’s Christmas Lock-In

Jamie’s Christmas Lock-In

1st December 2010

Last night Lucy and I were invited to the filming of Jamie’s Christmas programme, which couldn’t have been timed better with all the snow fall over these past few days. It was great to see how a TV show is made and how it all pieces together. We’ll tell you all about the shinannigans from […]

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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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Mix your media

Mix your media

5th November 2010

The current Aviva ‘Big Picture’ global campaign is well underway and has received plenty of coverage. For me, it’s not how it looks (real customers placed in large formats on large buildings around the world) but rather the delightful use of media in the main entrance in Victoria station.

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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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On the streets of Buenos Aires

1st November 2010
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What is a Blog?

What is a Blog?

1st November 2010

According to what information I can glean whilst lazily ‘researching’ on the world wide web Blogging originated first as writings distributed on email lists and evolved into ‘threads’ on forums before becoming online diaries and emerging as the entity we are familiar with today. But just what is that?

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