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    Laurie Cunningham Statue
    News, Previous Work
    All football fans will remember the name Laurie Cunningham, the first black player to represent England at any level. He was to win a total of six caps for England and was first British player to transfer to Real Madrid....
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    Chadney Bulgin
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    Top 100 chartered financial planners Chadney Bulgin approached us looking to build on their brand. After a recent redesign of their logo and stationery Chandney Bulgin commissioned us to evolve their brand and create a suite of promotional leaflets as...
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    CTV Outside Broadcast
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    We were delighted to be asked to redesign CTV Outside Broadcast website. CTV are one of the worlds leading outside broadcast companies, they work on renowned events around the globe such as the Olympics, the Ryder Cup and the Brit...
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    Quality of Life
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    In response to the socio-economic changes and the increased number of events happening in the borough it was felt that residents should be reminded of the wide range of work carried out by Waltham Forest council. To achieve this we...
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    Proud of You Campaign
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    The standard of education in the borough of Waltham Forest had once again improved and we were asked to create an awareness campaign to highlight the council’s comment to support and invest in schools to continually improve them. A...
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    Rubicon
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    When designing a folder for Rubicon Estates the key requirements were to show they are based in Limehouse, it had to be a little unusual and have something of a wow factor. We briefed a photographer to take lots...
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    Idea Store Course Guide
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    Tower Hamlets’ Idea Stores are more than just a library or a place for education – they are an innovative way of merging knowledge and life long learning. In keeping with the innovative thinking behind the concept they require...
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    Thompson & Bryan
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    Disaster recovery specialist Thompson & Bryan approached us wanting to redesign their website. Thompson & Bryan has an amazing trading history dating back to 1867 but felt their website wasn’t aging as well, so they asked us to bring it...
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    Coventry Prospectus
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    We were pleased to win the design and print tender for Coventry council and one of the projects we’ve worked on is the CHOICE Prospectus. The Adult Education Service in Coventry offers a choice of courses in a wide range...
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    The Tooth Fairy Message Company
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    The tooth fairies are getting a little online help with the aid of The Tooth Fairy Message Company. It’s wonderful when children are young and innocent, their imagination carries them away when they’re told stories of Fairies, Santa Clause and...
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    25 years and as healthy as ever
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    The Independent Doctors Federation (IDF), celebrate their silver anniversary this year.They started the organisation with the idea to finally give a voice to represent the ‘Private Practice’. Today the IDF is a national organisation with over 1,000 members and advises...
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    Reporting on Adult Social Care
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    The Social Services department of Barnet Council commissioned us to design their Adult Social Care annual report. The document highlights the performance and reflects the positive achievements being made. Images throughout the document show how the council services are making a very real...
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    Plastic Fantastic
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    Due to the ongoing success of the previous recycling campaign we created for the London Borough of Waltham Forest the council decided to expand the campaign to include a range of other materials, including a number of plastics previously...
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    The Royal Dutchess
    Previous Work
    A slice of modern east end life at the Broadway theatre The Broadway Theatre was staging the play The Royal Duchess Superstore which tells the story of Terry, recently returned to East London following a long stretch in prison, highlighting...
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    Label
    Previous Work
    An independent men's clothing suppliers were launching a new clothes range and asked for our help to build the brand. For many years the guys at the newly formed men's clothing company called Label had been sourcing quality apparel from...
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    This place gets better and better
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    The London Borough of Waltham Forest launched ‘Creating a Better Place’ – a regeneration scheme specifically developed to reinvigorate high streets, schools and leisure facilities around the borough with £160m of investment. We were commissioned to create a brand to...
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    Making the right choice
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    We have produced the Tower Hamlets primary and secondary prospectuses for four years now and each year we work with their communications unit to create a new concept for the new edition. This year’s theme was ‘Helping you make the right choice...
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    A very social brand
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    Waltham Forest traditionally holds a series of family entertainment events throughout the year and wanted to align them as a linked program of events under the umbrella title of 'Get Together'. We created the over arching 'Get Together' brand first which...
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    Glenny News
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    It was great news that we had won the tender against seven other agencies to redesign and print Glenny’s News magazine and their biannual databook. They were particularly please that we would be saving them £20,000 per year against...
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    Signs of activity
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    After extensive refurbishment to the Leyton Leisure Centre as part of the councils’ ‘Creating a Better Place’ initiative, we were commissioned to develop a fresh new look to the exterior signage. Contemporary type styling was used in conjunction with active...
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    Nordoff Robbins Awards
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    An interesting project came into the studio with the commission to design the prestigious awards program for the O2 Silver Clef Awards 2013 in support of Nordoff Robbins. Nordoff Robbins is a major music industry charity working to transform lives through...
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    Love your high street
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    Fighting against the national epidemic of business failures in our high streets Waltham Forest decided to take action. A series of events and promotions were held to attract residents to visit and use their local high street, in particular those...
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    Goodbye CLaSS, hello WFALS
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    In 2013 Community Learning and Skills Service was expanded to include business, employment and skills and was renamed Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service to reflex it’s increased remit and larger range of courses. We were commissioned to create a new brand to...
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    New look News
    Previous Work
    Waltham Forest Council commissioned us to redesign their fortnightly newspaper Waltham Forest News and re-work the layout structure to accommodate a greater number of shorter articles. With a circulation of 115,000 copies distributed to every household in the borough the paper is widely read and so it was...
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    Growing Bright People
    Previous Work
    The Adult College of Barking & Dagenham were looking for something a little different from the offering of other colleges when they asked us to produce their Apprentice Handbook. A concept of growing bright people was developed and illustrated using...
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    Fun and Games
    Previous Work
    We have received a commission to design a poster advertising the new 'Victorian Games' promotion at Tower Bridge. Visitors are encouraged to participate in authentic victorian games set-up in various locations throughout the bridge. We also produced an instructions poster for...
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    Cissie & Ada
    Previous Work
    The Broadway theatre, Barking commissioned us to design a promotional poster for their production of Cissie & Ada. The play is based on the comedy act of Cissie Braithwaite and Ada Shufflebotham, two Northern housewives created and played by the...
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    Charlie Allen, the renowned bespoke taylor was looking to launch his playful spin on Savile Row quality tailoring in Shanghai, China. He came to us with his ideas of layout, materials and colours for the concession store and we mapped...
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    A Shining Example
    Previous Work
    When the William Morris Gallery was awarded Arts Council funding to enlarge and renovate the gallery we were commissioned to create the launch invites as part of a whole brand refresh. The gala opening event was spread over four days...
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    Glenny Residential
    Previous Work
    Glenny LLP were looking to reposition the offering of their residential development division with a new direct mail brochure to send out to developers. Building on an existing house style, we were asked to design a document which raises the...
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    Gable Hall Goes Digital
    Previous Work
    Gable Hall School specialises in the performing arts without detracting from all other academic fields and this was prominent in our mind when we were asked to design their prospectus. They wanted the prospectus to be viewed predominantly online so we created...
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    Up Market in Walthamstow
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    Dating from 1885, Walthamstow has the longest outdoor market in Europe. We were approached to create an identity to build more awareness and elevate it’s position in the market (no pun intended). The market has a vast range of stalls...
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    Cities of the Modern Games
    Previous Work
    To celebrate the Olympic games coming to London again Tower Bridge Exhibition wanted to put on an exhibition in the West walkway to pay tribute the various cities that have held the games and highlight a few key stand-out...
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    Kick Off at the Concert
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    One of Waltham Forest’s Big6 series of major free events celebrating being a host borough for the Olympics, Party on the Pitch was a summer concert held at Leyton Orient Football Stadium. Headline acts included The Saturdays, Alexandra Burke and...
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    Adding a touch of glam
    Previous Work
    The property agents Glenny LLP celebrated 120 years in business this year. To mark this momentous milestone they invited some of their clients to a glamorous evening at the Aspers Casino in Westfield, Stratford. They asked us to create an...
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    The details in the Databook
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    Every first and third quarter Glenny LLP publishes a statistical report outlining the sales and lettings performance within the commercial property sector. As the leading property consultants in the north east and south east sections of the M25 motorway the document...
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    Dates to remember
    Previous Work
    Barking & Dagenham Council wanted an innovative way of showing all the many events that happen in their parks throughout the year in an clear, concise way. After discussing various options with the client we felt the most appropriate way...
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    Victorian Childhood
    Previous Work
    We have created the advertising poster for the Vestry House Museum's latest exhibition 'Victorian Childhood'. A great way to find out about the lives of children growing up during Queen Victoria's reign is in this revealing photographic exhibition.GRAPHIC DESIGN...
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    Business matchmakers
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    The East London Business Place work with micro and small to medium enterprises in the broader east London area – north and south of the river. They source and match local suppliers to the purchasing needs of buyers across all industry...
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    All our working Lives
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    We have made a great start to the year with an exciting book launch accompanied with an exhibition.Eastside Community Heritage asked us to design and print their latest publication, ‘Working Lives of the Thames Gateway’. The book is part...
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    The London bulldog spirit
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    We are pleased to have been commissioned by Newham Council’s Heritage Service to design and produce an exhibition to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Blitz. How time flies, we can still remember being commissioned by Newham to produce an...
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    A view of the Thames
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    We are very pleased to have won the tender for the “River Thames - Source to Sea’ exhibition for Tower Bridge. The commission was to design and produce 30 panels to be displayed along the 60 metre length of the...
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    Ooooh, saucy
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    An interesting commission has come our way this month. It’s to come up with a theme for a new fast food venture called Saucy Pasta. Our team put their creative hats on and came up with a striking concept of...
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    New Forest Gate
    Previous Work
    We are proud of our track record in working for schools and colleges and were pleased to work with Forest Gate School to develop their new logo and prospectus. The school has recently finished a completely new refurbishment and they...
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    Jumping for Joy with backflip
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    Motorcross stunt rider Robbie Maddison spectacularly jumped across the open bascules of Tower Bridge on his motorcycle and we were asked to design and produce display graphics for the exhibit. At 3:00am on 13th July 2009 he performed a no-handed...