Scrapbook of art, design & photography

Beautiful and captivating photographs of life on the London Underground back in the 1970s 962 801 martin

Beautiful and captivating photographs of life on the London Underground back in the 1970s

Photographer Mike Goldwater spent many years documenting chance moments of intimacy and characters of the London Underground in the 1970s

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Shopfronts of London: Artist Eleanor Crow’s view 976 549 martin

Shopfronts of London: Artist Eleanor Crow’s view

Artist Eleanor Crow’s watercolours celebrating the beauty of London’s classic shopfronts are going on display in the capital.

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Branding a movement: Extinction Rebellion 593 596 martin

Branding a movement: Extinction Rebellion

How open-source design created striking anti-corporate branding, that led to a vibrant & unifying global campaign

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Battle of the Bogside photographer Clive Limpkin recalls defining moment of his career 550 728 martin

Battle of the Bogside photographer Clive Limpkin recalls defining moment of his career

Having taken nine hours of pictures with little happening, the photographer – fell asleep on a settee in the foyer of Derry’s City Hotel and nearly missed the shot that defined his career…

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50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing

NASA has released some incredible panoramas pieced together from images of the Apollo moon landings to celebrate their 50th anniversary of man walking on the moon. Armstrong’s first step onto the lunar surface, on July 20th 1969, was broadcast on live TV to a worldwide audience. He described the event as “one small step for [a] man, one giant leap…

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Community Festival 2019 2048 1366 martin

Community Festival 2019

Great fun at the Community Fest, Finsbury Park, London – got a few decent shots.

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The Little People Project

Love some of the work on the The Little People Project, the best examples are those with a slight twist, making use of our urban landscapes. His work embodies elements of street art, sculpture, installation art and photography and are filled with political comment and the scourge of consumerism. https://slinkachu.com/worka

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PSB

“…an image I felt was so good that I refused to put type over it” – Mark Farrow

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Farrow

Design hero https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTfSKr00qVU

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Old concept for Greenfisher 1200 900 martin

Old concept for Greenfisher

Quite a fun idea, before we settled on a simpler typographic solution.

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Now Anyone Can own NASA’s Fabled 1970s Graphics Manual 782 518 martin

Now Anyone Can own NASA’s Fabled 1970s Graphics Manual

Would love to get hold of this, apparently you can now buy the brand manual for NASA Buy here

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FS Aldrin

Font Shop have produced a new font inspired by Buzz Aldrin: FS Aldrin is a pure, modern rounded font available in 6 weights. Every curve and transition has been crafted by hand, giving a distinctive look and feel. They contacted the great man himself and were pretty excited with this reply: ‘Buzz and his team love the fonts and have been using…

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Instagram

Still quite fun…  

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Mountain biking

My hobby and time to think…

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It’s just a meter 1326 2048 martin

It’s just a meter

Rather lovely typography 1024 681 martin

Rather lovely typography

View project

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Creating, thinking… 1549 920 martin

Creating, thinking…

The current state of my desk….

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Selfie guys 960 640 martin

Selfie guys

Quite like this one

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Creative juices

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Obscured

Looking through my photos for something different…..

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Steve Jobs – Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.

Steve Jobs – Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works. 150 150 martin
Still one of my favorite photos 2048 1365 martin

Still one of my favorite photos

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RealGroove

Logo design for RealGroove record label  

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Flying

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Splashdown

Had fun capturing these images in the sunshine today

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Bridges Hull website 783 489 martin

Bridges Hull website

Website designed for a small charity based in Hull.

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Snow

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