Trio strike the right note at Snape Maltings
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Trio strike the right note at Snape Maltings

Written by: admin . 7th July 2017 . 10:44 am

Combining the art of lettering and musical inspiration, artist David Pearson has collaborated with Commercial Type and Baddeley Brothers to produce an original limited-edition poster for the ‘Orchestra of Letters’ exhibition at Snape Maltings in Suffolk. Baddeley Brothers’ Director Charles Pertwee shares his experience of working on, and visiting, the exhibition.
Graphic design that makes an impression in print
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Graphic design that makes an impression in print

Written by: admin . 27th April 2017 . 12:13 pm

Ravensbourne College’s Maaike van Neck, course leader for the BA (Hons) Graphic Design, brought together a team of specialists in print, foils and paper to inspire and challenge her Year 2 students. Here, Maaike explains the importance of inspiring the next generation of graphic designers to think about design in its physical, material form.
East End Gild
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East End Gild

Written by: admin . 19th October 2016 . 12:24 pm

Reverse glass gilding is said to be the pinnacle of the traditional signpainter's work. It’s painstaking, delicate work, using fine sheets of 24 carat gold-leaf to create a brilliant, luxurious feel. Here, one of London’s leading proponent for the art, artist Archie Proudfoot, explains why independent businesses in the East End are seeking out his signs and why he’s supporting the East End Trades Guild.