The re-opening of a legend

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Once a famous hangout of the swinging 60’s in London. The Scotch of St James has been remade and reopened to create a few more stories like the one when Jimi Hendrix played his first UK gig there.

The famous Tartan interiors and stags head and swords that once adorned the walls are back in place in the beautifully design space. These are represented in the new logotype we created for them. The classic request of a traditionally modern logo we kept the crest by the books and mixed it up with the modern Scotch typography beneath.

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Recycling and Waste Management Exhibition Rebrand

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Some may argue that dealing with waste management but somebody’s got to do it. The Recycling and Waste Management Show was merging with their biggest competitor to deliver the best of both their offerings.

Pitching against some of the big boys in Marketing and design, we beat them with a strategic answer that embraced the 100+ years of history of the show and brought them into the 21st Century. using recycled papers (of course) and reorganising the large amounts of information to appear with the mark with a consistent typographic style.

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New Logo…

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Jeff Beck – Emotion and Commotion

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Jeff Beck, continued to ignore the mainstream and push boundaries as his first album in seven years “Emotion & Commotion” added two more Grammy’s to his collection.

The original concept was born from an email from Jeff himself with an attached picture of a colourful bird perched on a spoon. His thought of “something like this but with an eagle and a strat” was admitted to be “a bit tacky but effective”, and left me thinking quite simply, ‘How the hell am I going to make this work?’ So we embraced it and set out to create a design that was as dramatic and iconic as Jeff himself. The powerful bald eagle clutching his weapon of choice and looking like something out of the 70’s it got people talking – some loving it, some hating it. My favourite comment being ‘It would look great spray painted on the ass of my leather pants.”

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Were in Los Logos again

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We are absolutely chuffed to report that our identity for Wecredo has been selected for publishing in Die Gestalten’s publication “Los Logos 6” This identity represents an online community of artists which is still being worked on right now so I cant tell you any more but here’s what it looks like at least. Art being so diverse, no one logo can sum up this global community without leaving someone out. So we developed a logo the flicks it’s paint at stuffy style guidelines and lets the members of the community do with it as they please to create a new masterpiece (or master logo should I say) everytime.CousinsDesign_Wecredo Wecredo3

Sportsmax

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Sportsmax Agencies  The Ultimate Sports Distribution Agent

Sportsmax are a new Australian Business servicing sports brands and their distribution needs.

Sports people themselves, they not only understand the products they distribute and the importance of quality gear, they bring a sporting team spirit to the table offering unrivalled service to their clients

Our client here isn’t known to do things by halves hence his nickname “Max”. This provided the inspiration for this company name over the many others brainstormed. The resulting identity, like its name conveys maximum sportiness with the custom script typography and classic sports colours.

Northern Iron

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We collaborated with our friends at The Hatchery to come up with this little number.

A Norwegian exploration company needed an identity to look the part in their quest to float on the stock market. Based on the North Star, and their national flag, Northern Iron exudes a strong confident attitude, proud of it roots. The publication Los Logos 4 didn’t mind it either.

Joss Stone The Soul Sessions Vol 2

We are proud to present to you a little sample of  our design for Joss Stone’s latest album. A sequel to her debut almost a decade ago we were supplied and original painting from Mr.G.V.Zoella to work with this cover. We took the intricate swirls to develop her new logotype and worked them around the imagery and album packaging.

Available in a standard, deluxe and vinyl editions its on sale now and you can get it here

Shown with permission from S-Curve Records and Stoned Records.