This week on my Year in Print course, we have been learning how to design, prepare and print using screen printing techniques. We have previously worked on different kinds of etching, drypoint, soft ground and hard ground and so on and its been great to explore the process and techniques in that field of printmaking. As ...
It’s only been 4 days, but I am really enjoying being based in Bristol in a new shared workspace with the guys from Yoke (who craft compelling digital and print work for the right causes) and Blink Giant Media (they wrap huge buildings in graphics). Based at the end of the old tea factory that is ...
Feeling very chuffed to have won a design award in Germany for our team’s work on Walden Magazine. We have won in the Communications Design/Brand Identity category with a ‘special mention’ award to boot… here’s what the judges panel had to say: “WALDEN is a magazine for young outdoor-enthusiasts, for whom adventure doesn’t need to ...
“We rebranded with the support and creative energy of coecreative over three years ago and we have not looked back! The results have increased our online and face to face presence to a staggering degree. coecreative is all about building good relationships, hearing what we want to achieve and helping SCIF stand out from the crowd!”Social Care Ideas Factory
“Working together with coecreative helped us to understand our company aims and values before developing the perfect brand for us. They not only provided a contemporary visual identity for our business but also captured something special – an honesty in our brand that helped us find our place in the world.”Acorn Vegetarian Kitchen
“We are stoked to be the first US stockist of Boneshaker magazine. Super proud to be the San Francisco retailer for the most beautiful bike magazine ever created…!”Mission Bike Company
“It’s been so easy to work with coecreative. They have an instinctive understanding of our business, and are incredibly flexible when dealing with our slightly idiosyncratic way of working. And they’re really good at drawing and that. Which we’re not.”Living Spit
“I just want to say, I’m really impressed with the work you have been doing for us – we really would be lost without you. The branding work really helps us to be recognised as a serious player in the market. It’s amazing how far we have come!”Pipers Farm
On his journey to running his own studio, John has designed for the London 2012 Olympics, wrapped an ice cream van in computer games graphics and founded Boneshaker Magazine He likes to spend any downtime printmaking and reading magazines.
Rachel worked for a number of years at travel book publishers Alastair Sawdays, before joining John in the studio. Working closely with their retainer clients and on the larger publishing projects, calmly juggling both artwork and production.
BATCAT…! Every studio needs a superhero (or at least a lucky charm). This masked hero is always at hand when help is needed, be it choosing a great colour combination or making the studio laugh with his antics…. (He represents all of our collaborators!)