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We heard an experimental psychologist and a sonic branding expert discuss how brands sound.

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  • Stormy Seas

    Photomontage illustrator Eleanor Shakespeare has designed the illustrations for Mary Beth’s new book, Stormy Seas.

    Posted on May 22nd 2017
  • Turn Up

    As part of the #TurnUp campaign, Members Ana Jaks and Ben the Illustrator have created shareable images to encourage young people to vote.

    Posted on May 19th 2017
  • An unlikely pair

    Members COOK and Ed Andrews have collaborated to create a short documentary that spotlights the work and values of the food company.

    Posted on May 18th 2017
  • The Dog Photobooth

    Member Alma Haser has created a contemporary pet portraiture service in the form of a travelling pop-up studio.

    Posted on May 17th 2017
  • The safe side

    To highlight the importance of road safety, Dave Bain and Zoe Power were commissioned by Holy Cross Primary School to create a series of murals.

    Posted on May 17th 2017
  • Find your path

    The Guardian has commissioned Member Adam Avery to continue their previous collaboration for the 2018 University Guide.

    Posted on May 16th 2017
  • Dynamic data

    Member Agency SomeOne has created a striking visual identity for data brand SIS, as part of its rebranding process.

    Posted on May 16th 2017
  • Designing Space

    Member Together Design has designed a seventh book for the fine art photography prize, Prix Pictet.

    Posted on May 15th 2017
  • Country Living

    Member Alun Callender has photographed shepherd and author James Rebanks in a recent commission for Country Living magazine.

    Posted on May 10th 2017
  • The Centrifugal Soul

    To accompany his most recent showcase, artist Mat Collishaw commissioned Member Charlie Smith Design to design an exhibition catalogue.

    Posted on May 9th 2017
  • Ingredient identity

    Together Design has created a new identity for Caffè Nero’s food products to emphasise the quality of the ingredients.

    Posted on May 8th 2017
  • Branding for breakfast

    Freelance illustrator Beth Walrond has created a series of playful characters for food company, AYEM.

    Posted on May 5th 2017
  • Emma King shares lessons from launching

    In advance of a coming event, GAIL's co-founder Emma explains how she's taken lessons from the bakery, and applied them to her latest venture.

    Posted on May 5th 2017
  • The art of crafts

    Designed to highlight the talents of the maker, The Partners has created a new visual identity for London Craft Week.

    Posted on May 5th 2017
  • Lucy Mann on building agency new business

    Lucy helps creative agencies to enhance their new business capabilities. To coincide with our coming course on the topic, she shares some learnings here.

    Posted on May 4th 2017
  • Free spirits

    BrewDog has delved into the craft spirits category, commissioning Member Agency B&B to design an unconventional visual identity for its new products.

    Posted on May 3rd 2017