|14 April 2011 – Logo Marathon
As part of his teaching at the University of applied Science in Düsseldorf Holger organised a Logo Marathon. A marathon goes over 42 kilometer for which the average athlete needs 4 hours. Based on this parameters students design 42 logos in 4 hours. One every six minutes. The subjects are generated at random by a specially designed website. The idea behind the project is to try a more spontaneous and intuitive approach to logo design. Follow the events here.
01 April 2011 — Pretty Ugly
Holger will give a short talk next thursday at the Pretty — Ugly event organised by the MA St. Martins student to raise money for their upcoming degree show. We also donated Dr.Ink mugs and T-shirts which will be auctioned. You can see other donations here.
31 March 2011 – Jour Fixe
Holger talked about our studios work at the University of applied Science in Düsseldorf where he is teaching. The lecture was part of the regular Jour Fixe event series.
28 March 2011 — Dear Japan
Friends at CSM organized another fund raising event to collect money for the Save the Children Japan tsunami appeal. They are selling beautiful hand made postcards. Or you can order/donate online.
25 March 2011 — Grafik
Grafik Magazine wrote a very good article about our studio and the work we are doing. Only one tiny mistake we found. Claire is not 'Anglo-Egyptian', she is entirely French (and was only born in Egypt). However, she supports the democratic uprising in her newly adopted mother country.
18 March 2011 — Please Help!
Our studio always had strong connection with Japan and we are shocked and saddened by the catastrophe that hit the country. You can donate directly to the British Red Cross from this link. Or if you are around Broadway Market next Saturday (March 26) come to the schoolyard opposite London Fields where Japanese friends run a Japan relief jumble sale stand.
3 March 2011 — Studio Cookbook
Today we received a copy of the beautifully designed and printed Studio Cookbook by Ken Kirton. You can (and should) by your copy here and learn how to cook proper Swiss cheese fondu.
22 February 2011 — Visit from Canada
Today students from the University of Alberta in Canada visited our studio. Their tutor brought us a bottle of proper Canadian Maple syrup as well. Thanks Aidan!
16 February 2011 — Belmacz Shop update
Since late summer 2010 Craig and Holger are working on the Belmacz shop and overall redesign of the identity. The identity is now finalized but the shop is not. However, we have already put up some work-in-progress images in the identity section and hopefully the shop will be opening within the next two months.
04 February 2011 — Book Launch at The Finnish Institute
Today we went to The Finnish Institute for the launch of 'Common Interest: Documents' a new design book by our friend Emmi. It shows some of our work among other great projects. You can buy the book here. Its worth it.
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