Ah designers, we’re a different bunch aren’t we. For most industries, as soon as you leave college, that is it, finished, in terms of reconnecting with past students, lecturers and colleagues. However as designers, we tend to connect a lot more, whether it’s through our ongoing work, blogs, portfolio, websites or exhibitions. This theory has been brought to The Creative Cycle...
Stylish Free Fonts.
Everything costs so much money today, so we have decided to treat you all to some free stuff. Ok, we didn’t foot the bill for these but we have put together a collection of useful free fonts that we happen to like. From grungy band posters to slightly out there logo creations, sometimes an ‘alternative’ typeface can work perfectly. We all know the right font choice can make or break your brief...
I just had to write about Californian artist Jeremy Mayer, who makes extremely detailed sculptures of humans and animals out of recycled typewriter parts. Yes, typewriter parts. He reassembles typewriters into anatomically correct human and animal figures. He does not solder, weld, or glue these unique assemblages together - the process is entirely cold assembly. He uses the screws, set-pin...
The Power Posters
The political propaganda poster is a unique thing. Countries like The U.S, Russia, Britain and even our little old Emerald Isle have their versions. Some posters are immortalised in our minds and usually serve as a powerful image aimed at striking pride, courage and sometimes shame. With all the recent political scandal in the land of Saints and Scholars, I have looked at some of the best examples...
LOOKS A BIT LIKE...
Whilst socialising with a fellow designer friend of mine last week, our conversation inevitably turned to current design trends. My friend (we’ll call him Jon) asked me the “Did ya ever notice that…..” Question. The subject in particular this time was how some logos have significant resemblances to other icon/emblems. The logo in question was the Pepsi logo, he was trying his best...
Oats For Any Occasion.
We were delighted to be selected to work with Tony & Miriam Monahan on their new food product The Radical Oats. It is a new breakfast product but to be honest, you could eat it anytime. They brought us in a sample and I have to say that it is very tasty. With a Bord Bia exhibition coming up it was important for the guys to have a strong logo and branding. The deadline is tight but at...
Welcome to the new home of Scapology!
Welcome to the new home of Scapology and as you can see we have had a bit of a facelift. We are new to this Tumblr platform so looking forward to hearing your thoughts and feedback on this new set up. Let us know!