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We Make Stuff Happen designed by Maddison Graphic

Logo and business card with black foil detail designed by Maddison Graphic for exhibition and event production company We Make Stuff Happen

We Make Stuff Happen is a London and Brighton-based creative marketing and production company that specialises in exhibitions and events with past campaigns that have included covering an entire building in clothes, placing a car in a block of ice and putting an open air cinema on top of a skyscraper. Their visual identity, created by Maddison Graphic, features a stacked uppercase logotype set in Merkury with plenty of space, surrounded by a three-dimensional, single line weight border and printed across an uncoated Colorplan Mist substrate with a contrasting black block foil print finish.

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James Braund designed by Hofstede

Sans-serif logotype designed by Hofstede for photographer James Braund

James Braund is a Melbourne-based photographer with a background in journalism, an approach ‘characterised by an unfussed, direct methodology’ and over twenty years of experience in the design editorial and advertising fields.

Arising out of a ‘desire for a more contemporary look aimed at designers and art directors’, James’ new identity, developed by Hofstede – an agency committed to typographical craft and detailing – conveys his methodology by leveraging the economy, utility and contemporary sensibilities of a heavy, uncoated, unbleached mixed fibre board, an urban combination of cool and warm concrete greys, the restraint and what Hofstede describe as the robust typographical choice of Akkurat executed with a stacked, uppercase confidence and a good eye for letter and line spacing. This type-only approach is elevated by the high quality finish of a foil set within the reductionist context of broad unprinted regions used across the collateral. The result is a modern aesthetic neutrality and fine detailing that neatly frames the rich detail of James’ photography.

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Trap Recordings designed by Red

Logo designed by Red for UK independent recording studio Trap

Trap is a East Sussex (UK) based independent recording studio releasing music from artists such as The Drug Models Love and Ursula Points. The label’s new identity, developed by Red Design, mixes a bold typographical choice and a playful logo-mark that together appears contemporary in its simplicity and literal in its ideation.

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