Monthly Archives: January 2011

The uncatchiest brand name ever?

One of our charity stores had a pile of 78 rpms in after Christmas, which I like to check not for the music (I wouldn’t know what I was buying largely), but for any interesting sleeves and graphics. Two I … Continue reading


Q Look a like

Yes, the eagle eyed amongst you will spot that this is a com*act di*c, but I was fascinated to see how a design which started life back in 1967 is still resonating through graphic design life 35 years on. It … Continue reading

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Badge of cool

Remember how you used to carry vinyl albums around as a badge of cool? Digital technology now seems set to take this to the wire, by ditching the album and promoting the badge.These new devices carry an album embedded on … Continue reading

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