Category Archives: Design

Surface Tension

We have completed some large scale information graphics for Science Gallery’s latest show Surface Tension… “The future of water is the subject of tension. Water is both disposable and sacred, a muse for artists and a necessity for life – a … Continue reading

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RIP Steve Jobs

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner … Continue reading

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Oh Beautiful Beer

Oh Beautiful Beer celebrates remarkable graphic design from the world of beer. Loving curated by Harvey Shepard — Graphic Designer and Bacon Enthusiast. www.ohbeautifulbeer.com Harvey Shepard

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Isotype / Statistics / Activism

Gerd Arntz (1900—1988) was a socially inspired and politically committed artist. While working with Otto Neurath, a social scientist, he developed what became known as ‘ISOTYPE — International System Of TYpographic Picture Education. During his career, Arntz designed around 4000 … Continue reading

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Half Full

Our good friends at the Irish Times asked us to think about ideas for Christmas gifts that might cost very little and be more thoughtful than most… the ‘Half Full’ planner kit was born. The gift, personalised by the giver, is … Continue reading

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Post-It

Its fair to say we have had a mild obsession with post-its for a little while now… So when we got the call from the Irish Times about good value, fun Christmas things we thought they would make some damn … Continue reading

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Wild wild west

Well, Francis Street actually… We usually feel a little unqualified to comment on traditional graffiti, but I guess what is now called ‘urban art’ is getting pretty exciting. This amazing portrait stopped us in our tracks. The technique and skill … Continue reading

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Two wheels good

Long time fans of two wheels we have been pretty excited about whats happening in bicycle design over the past couple of years. Leaving the last decade 19 in every 20 bikes sold were some sort of mountain variety — … Continue reading

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Chris Rubino

Chris Rubino wears many hats, we have been a fan since we first discovered his work back in 2006. This film featured one of his latest projects — Manhattan’s Distrikt Hotel, which opened in February 2010. Sourcing from more than … Continue reading

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