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
DC Comics have unveiled some very clever cover designs this week that mimic famous movie posters from the Warner Bros. film archives.
One of our favourites is Superman as a 70’s pimp (Superfly), the original film was a 70’s blaxploitation film with a brilliant soundtrack by Curtis Mayfield Read more
What’s not to love about this fantastic work from Mexican based designer John Raya… he has taken all the NFL team logos and helmets and reimagined them for the Star Wars universe. As big fans of both Star Wars and American sports logo design, this is a match made in heaven for us. 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.