Every now and again we like to showcase the creative work of other studios or artists and this time the focus falls on poster designs by Matt Ferguson. We came across his work at the Sheffield Film and Comic Con and loved it. Read more
On the eve of the UEFA Euro 2016 tournament in France, check out these awesome Euro 2016 illustrations by French artist Florian Nicole.
Florian says “I try to create an image that retains its freshness of the first paint stroke, the expressions of the line have to be very free and spontaneous. While keeping a rigorous drawing”. Read more
Firstly… apologies… as some of these logos are borderline offensive… but as with a lot of things in life, they are subjective and it might depend on if you have a dirty mind or not?!? Whether the originators of each logo knew what they were doing when they designed some of them is up for debate. Either way, to us, they are all epic fails.
We love film poster design at BLU:72 and we love Star Wars, bring them together and boom, instant awesome! This brand new artwork for the Star Wars Celebration poster has just been released and it seems to show a lot of things we are already familiar with. Read more
Have you ever heard the somewhat Northern phrase “you can’t polish a turd”? This is sometimes an appropriate analogy when applied to branding. From a design point of view, good branding starts with the logo and follows through any marketing literature or promotional activity a company wishes to use to communicate what’s special about them, their products and their services to their target audience. Read more
A long time ago in a design studio far, far away… well, 1994 in Sheffield to be exact… a young designer was on his final year studying Design Communication and needed to find a 2 week work placement. That designer was Mark Leary, our Creative Director and the studio he approached was the world famous The Designers Republic (tDR).
Here he explains how influential they were on his formative years in the design industry. Read more
From a creative point of view, the evolution of the Google logo has been a slow process. I for one have never liked the logo itself, but understand the need for clarity and that the logo is just a stopping off point as people come to Google to search, learn and find new things. The colours have always jarred with me, like a cheap logo for a local entertainer called ‘Google the clown’, but hey, design is subjective right. Read more
BLU:72 Creative is a Nottingham based graphic design agency specialising in logo design and branding since 2001.
We design and produce all kinds of promotional items, literature and publications, such as: brochures, annual reports, leaflets, flyers, prospectuses, pull-up banners, logos, stationery, advertising campaigns and packaging.
Through eye catching graphic design, we help other businesses stand out from the crowd, grab attention and communicate what’s special about them, their products and services to their customers.
For examples of how we've done this previously, please visit the Portfolio section.
BLU:72 Creative - Everything we do, is made better by design.