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.— Read more
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…— Read more
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 […]— Read more
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. […]— Read more
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 […]— Read more
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 […]— Read more
Interstate was at the final race of the V8 Supercars Australia to see James Courtney of Jim Beam Racing crowned the 2010 champion.— Read more
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.
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.— Read more
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 […]— Read more
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.
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 […]— Read more
Congratulations to the Vitaphone Racing Team who secured the World Champion Team position in the inaugural series of the FIA GT1 World Championship.— Read more
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 […]— Read more
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 […]— Read more
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.
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).— Read more
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?— Read more