Not exactly a blog, and definitely not a forum for our deepest musings on the Philosophy of Branding, this is where we’ll update you – from time to time, and when the mood takes us – on anything noteworthy that’s going on in Neon’s world...
Neon signs up to student/graduate Placement Poverty Pledge.
Starting out and securing a good foothold within the creative industry has always been tough. We all start out looking for either a job or to get experience within a great studio via a placement. But placements were a lottery when it came to how much you paid, usually not very much at all and in […]
Neon create brand positioning and merger launch campaign for CMS as they become 6th largest law firm in the world.
Creative / Meets / Strategic / When we learned last year that our long-term client Nabarro were planning the UK’s biggest ever law firm merger – joining forces with CMS and Olswang – we were very keen indeed to be part of the conversation about branding for a new City-based legal powerhouse. In our favour, […]
Neon 2017 Drum Design Awards finalists.
It’s been a very busy past few months and we’ve barely looked up from our desks since our last post in January about our Graphis awards, however, a little something dropped into our inbox today that gave us just cause enough to take time out and post some great news. We have just been informed […]
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 […]
Neon creates new brand identity for the London Diabetes Centre.
Neon has created the new brand identity for the London Diabetes Centre for London Medical, London’s leading private medical clinic. Diabetes is a complex and multi-faceted life-long condition that can affect your whole body, at every level. Which means that, either immediately or over time, you may need a very wide range of specialist care […]
Neon give UK Sport’s Pathway Performance Team an edge.
Long-time Neon client UK Sport is the government body responsible for strategic investment in our most talented athletes. Within UK Sport, the Performance Pathways Team (PPT) is the specialist unit responsible for developing programmes that enable carefully selected athletes to achieve their Olympic and Paralympic medal-winning potential. Our job was to create an identity and visual […]
Neon help Benchpeg set a new benchmark with a new brand mark for their 10th anniversary.
Neon have created the new brand identity for Benchpeg (founded by Rebecca van Rooijen) to not only celebrate Benchpeg’s 10th anniversary, but to also help signal the next step forward for Benchpeg – as they aim to now to become the premier voice, supporter and resource to the UK’s Gold/Silversmithing and jewellery community. Neon has previously worked with Rebecca van […]
Neon create brand mark and visual style for Action for Children’s “Community Swop ‘N’ Shop” initiative.
A tiny but fun job for Action for Children by Neon, following on from our recent larger projects “I’m an Activist for Action for Children” and “Action for Children’s National Children’s Hour”. Neon were commissioned to create the visual style for Action for Children’s “Community Swop ‘N’ Shop” initiative. The new visual style uses a typeface created out […]
Neon commissioned by London Medical – London’s leading private medical clinic.
Neon have been commissioned by (through recommendation) London Medical, London’s leading private medical clinic, to create a brochure for their new specialist Diabetes treatment services. If you’d like to know more about this project, or if you have a project/pitch/roster review you’d like to discuss with us, we’d be absolutely delighted to hear from you. Please […]
‘I’m an Activist for Action for Children’ campaign and animation features in Design Week.
Neon’s campaign idea and promotional film ‘I’m an activist for Action for Children’ is featured in Design Week’s ‘Inspiration‘ section. The’I’m an activist for Action for Children’ launched on all the big screens at every stage over the Glastonbury Festival weekend. It is a little project that we hope does a lot of good for Action for Children […]
Congratulations to Matt Stuart on Magnum nomination.
Just a quick post to say a huge congratulations to our very good friend street photographer Matt Stuart, who has been made a Magnum Photos Nominee – which to help put it into context, in photography world is akin to achieving a Michelin star. Magnum Photos is the worlds most premier photographic association and has had […]
Nabarro LLP’s ‘a-mazing’ new wall.
Neon’s new wall of maze puzzles for Nabarro LLP have proven to be a hit – and a bit of mind bender too! The mazes were designed as a bit of fun based on Nabarro LLP’s brand positioning ‘Clarity Matters’. The six square and circular mazes were lovingly hand rendered on to the now internally dubbed Nabarro ‘wonder-wall’ – a 25 […]
New visual language by Neon hits the target with Acumin’s clients.
Neon have created a new brand visual language for Cyber Security recruitment leaders Acumin. Acumin were keen to move away from traditional ‘office shots and hand shakes’ and came to Neon through recommendation and our work in the recruitment space with our project for the law firm Nabarro LLP’s graduate recruitment campaigns – the most recent two being ‘Don’t just warm […]
“Hello, Glastonbury! Are you ready to GIVE?”
Action for Children’s ‘I’m an Activist for Action for Children’ campaign launches on the big screens at Glastonbury today, with campaign idea and promotional film by Neon with a little help from our good animator friends Scriberia. It is a little project that we hope does a lot of good for Action for Children and the disadvantaged […]
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 […]
Neon commissioned by Action for Children for Glastonbury Festival big screen fundraising spot.
Neon have been commissioned to produce Action for Children’s 2016 fundraising and awareness campaign to be launched at Glastonbury Festival – which includes campaign idea, literature, stand graphics and the creation of a short film 3.5minute film, that will be shown and repeated between music acts on multiple stages (including the now famous Pyramid stage) throughout the festival weekend. The […]
Nabarro LLP’s ‘wonderwall’ continues.
Neon have been commissioned to produce four further creative executions for their now internally dubbed Nabarro ‘wonder-wall’ – a 25 foot wall within the canteen and staff break-out area of Nabarro’s 125 London Wall offices. The original wall welcomed the firm’s people to their new home with a blizzard of fascinating facts about the building and its fit-out, lovingly […]
Acumin commission Neon.
Acumin one of the leading specialist cyber security recruitment agencies in the UK have commissioned Neon to review and refresh their literature and marketing materials. Established in 1998, Acumin is the leading specialist for cyber security and information risk management recruitment, operating across EMEA and the USA. We look forward to working with Acumin and understanding […]
‘Silver Speaks’ launches with ‘Idea to Object’ exhibition at the V&A.
The Contemporary British Silversmiths exhibition ‘Silver Speaks’ kicked off a year long season of event, exhibitions and talks with the exhibition ‘Idea to Objects’ with branding, website, catalogue and posters created by Neon. The event is directed by trade, craft and strategic consultant to Contemporary British Silversmiths, Karin Paynter, who is also expert silver adviser to London Craft Week. […]
A big, beautiful lie by Neon…
Our entry/response to ‘26 Lies‘ from the writers’ group ’26’ has been posted. Neon were invited to participate by the writers’ group ’26’ and our good friend Andy Hayes (MD of the copywriting collective The Quietroom, who also chairs the writers’ group ’26’). The project 26 Lies‘ is all about the ways in which people lie to each other and sometimes […]