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illustration Archives - Gosling - Brand Design and Communications - Hertfordshire

29 May

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The influence of mid-century design

May 29, 2017 | By |

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We popped in to visit The Museum of Brands, Packaging & Advertising’s and it made us consider just how much midcentury design has influenced current trends in Illustration and Design… The 1950’s and 60’s saw an explosion of colour and freedom that still excites today. We suggest you take a look at the work of American artist David Klein, as pictured in our blogpost’s feature image, to see this artistic revolution in full swing. Read More

12 Feb

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Valentine’s Day By Numbers

February 12, 2017 | By |

2924 GOS INFO - Header for BLOGPOST-01-01-01 For Valentines Day from this year we’ve decided to look into the inner workings of February 14th.

2924 GOS INFO - Decoration for BLOGPOST-01-01The day itself is believed to have begun its life as a form of liturgical celebration of an early Christian saint. In the Middle Ages courtly love is said to be the reason why the day is now so associated with romance, as love was declared through the sending of flowers, hand-written notes or confectionery gifts. It has since evolved to become an annual generator of mass-produced greetings cards, chocolates and flowers. Read More

14 Jul

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New Designers 2016

July 14, 2016 | By |

We had a wonderful time scouting for fresh creative talent at this year’s New Designers exhibition. We enjoyed the atmosphere of the industry evening and talking to people – students and tutors – about their work and the questions they had about establishing themselves in Design.

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Column One: Jerk-Jiun Wong, Bethany Christou, Chris Jackson. Column Two: Lilian Leung, Digits2Widgets. Column Three: Corin Kennington, Ana Jaks. Column Four: Beth Wheatley, Thomas Pullin, Morwenna Chapman.

 

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