Category Archive: Creativity
Congratualtions to Andria Zafirakou winner of the Global Teacher Prize 2018.
Congratulations to Andria Zafirakou, teacher at Alperton Community School, Brent, UK – Global Teacher Prize winner 2018 from the Varkey Foundation. You can view her competition profile about her school and role here and for the moment when Andria was announced as the winner click here. She received her award from Sunny Varkey of the Varkey Foundation and […]
Stanely Honey features in Box Bottle Bag.
Nice to come across the Stanely Honey packaging, a firm favourite job from the past, featured in the book Box Bottle Bag by Andrew Gibbs. Every day Andrew Gibbs seeks out and discovers the very best in packaging design for his influential blog “The Dieline“, Box Bottle Bag collects the best of the best from […]
Nice article about TUNA book for photographer Marcus Lyon
Nice to come across an article by Justin from Fenner Papers about the TUNA book for photographer Marcus Lyon – a firm favourite job from the past. The TUNA book was the subject of much coverage in the design press and featured in many awards – awards and commendations included: Silver Nomination for a Complete Book, D&AD annual of 2001 Included […]
Neon help Action for Children win PWC’s Excellence in Reporting award 2017
A little while a ago we helped Action for Children with an infographic project to help measure the distance travelled in helping individual children – which to date had been notoriously hard to do. After some head scratching we came up with a surprisingly simple approach that really helped visualise the data and improvements to a childs wellbeing. […]
Two Neon projects shortlisted for the 2017 Brand Impact awards.
Fresh from our success at the Drum Design awards, we are delighted to discover that Neon has two projects shortlisted in this years Brand Impact awards. With some heavy hitting judges and amazing company in the other agencies shortlisted it is already quite the result. Our campaign “I’m and Activist for Action for Children” is shortlisted in […]
A glittering start to 2017.
We’ve just been informed that three of our logo competition entries for Graphis, the US International Journal of Visual Communication have been awarded a Gold and two Silvers for the Graphis Logo 9 Annual 2017. The logos included by Graphis were: A Gold for GEMS Education. A Silver for our identity for Natalia Schroder And […]
Great insight into renowned designer Robert Brownjohn.
Just a little something to share sent to us by friend, trusted mentor and legend within the design industry Ray Gregory, a great link to a website about the life and work of Robert Brownjohn produced by Robert’s daughter Eliza. https://robertbrownjohn.com/ Robert Brownjohn was an American graphic designer known for blending formal graphic design concepts with wit and […]
RIP John Geary – illustrator, artist and a very dear friend.
A note to mark the passing of John Geary. John was an illustrator and artist of exceptional talent – and a very dear friend. John’s magic (as that is only how it can be described) has for over 25+ years been the quiet hand behind countless design and branding agencies, producing illustration, icons and marks for brands such as Johnnie […]
Congratulations to Matt Stuart on successful book and Plague Press launch.
A quick but big congratulations to Matt Stuart on the launch of his new book ‘All That Life Can Afford’. Matt is one of the leading street photographers of this generation – and this will be the first of many books from Matt for sure. The new book was published by Matt’s new imprint/publishing venture ‘Plague […]
Neon invited to comment in Design Week – From buses to border control, strange places designers have been inspired.
The design of the classic Land Rover car was first conceptualised with a drawing in the sand of a Welsh beach in 1947. Design Week asked designers about the most bizarre places that they have formulated ideas. Here’s our snippet in the pic above and text below… “Ideas can and do happen anywhere. But, in terms of […]
Neon invited to comment in Design Week – Pantones colour of the year 2016.
15-3919 Serenity and 13-1520 Rose Quartz were chosen as Pantone’s ‘Colour of the Year’ for 2016 and Design Week followed up on a feature it ran asking designers which colour they think will best represent 2016. Here’s our snippet in the pic above and text below… “Hmm, not sure I share Pantone’s somewhat utopian view of 2016. Call […]
Neon invited to comment in Design Week – lightbulb moments.
Design Week asked 6 designers about their favourite designers about the lightbulb moments which they are most proud of. Here’s our snippet in the pic above and text below… “Hmm, it’s easy to sound self-satisfied here – and let’s face it, everything could be better. It depends on perspective. One favourite was a complex M&A […]
Neon invited to comment in Design Week – projects that never made it to reality.
Last week (17th July 2015) the Japanese government decided to scrap its design for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic stadium and start over. Design Week asked 6 designers about their favourite and most painstaking projects that never made it to reality. Thankfully we’ve had very few projects that have ‘got away’ but here’s our […]