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Bothick Brewery: branding/graphics project

Bothick Brewery

I have been working on some side projects on top of my service design job at Circle/Participle. I seem to pick up commissions in curious ways. This one was a particularly fun project. At a party, I saw someone drinking out of a plain bottle with some masking tape on it that said ‘rum’ in terrible red pen. He made alcohol at home as a hobby. I offered to draw him a better label – ‘just bring me a pen and some more masking tape’. He dashed off and came back with a notebook for my email address and I got more than I bargained for!
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The Art of Looking Sideways

Image taken from newco81-design.com

You know when you have a really cool coffee table book, and you see it on your shelf every day, and you think ‘that’s one great book’? I get that with The Art of Looking Sideways by Alan Fletcher, the late graphic designer. I often want to open it to look at its graphical goodies but everything else seems so important at the time. I had a presentation today, so as a reward – my evening off, finally – I had a leisurely cup of tea on the sofa and a flick through. Such a beautiful pleasure. Continue reading

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