A firm devoted to art with function. Their passion is for design and embrace of new technologies making a dynamic unity of imagary and The collaborative studio of Rick Valicenti – founder of Thirst (1981) and Thirstype (1993) – Thirst/3ST is small collective of designers, typographers, writers, illustrators and programmers with a large span of successful graphic design work. Known for their playful, curious spirit, and intelligent risk-taking, the collective of work could easily fill a few design books. In fact, their portfolio site is a simple digital reference to flipping through large print pages. Very professional images throughout the work, and play, found inside.
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For nearly two decades, why not associates has been creating innovative work for clients large and small. our team works in many different media
on many types of projects, including corporate identity, digital design,
motion graphics and television commercial direction, editorial design, environmental design, publishing, and public art.
Johnathon Barnbrook is a British Graphic designer and typographer born in Luton. Most recognised for design of album cover of David Bowies heathen”
Johnathon has also collaborated with the young British artist “Damian Hirst” ,mostly on the design,typography and layout of the cover of the book”I want to spend the rest of my life everywhere,with everyone,onoe to onoe,always,forever,now”
Also he has been involved in designing for the “Mori Art Museum”
Doyle partners work has been described as having a distinct design signature and vocabulary combining a neoclassical type aesthetic with an interest in visual puns
Doyle partners work in music,retail and corporate sectors, their strong relationship of the members is a key top their success
MM Paris is and art and design partnership comprising of Mathias Augustyniak and Michael Amzylag.Best known for art direction and collaborations with musicians.In 1001 they were appointed as artistic directors for french “Vogue”In 2007 designed interior of cafe etienne marcel.In 2007 they were appointed creative directors for “Interview “magazine
Universal everything is a design studio founded by Matt Pyke in 2004. Universal Everything is based in Sheffield in the UK.They have no actual base as they have collabarators all over the world.Matts latest exhibition is ”UK jack OK” which was in Tokyo in 2010
Matt worked with “design Republic” for eight years and then started Universal Everything with only one personal member and fifteen freelance members.They have a strong style with bold imagary and animation.They push styles to their logical extremes. The most important project recently was the olympic logo for London 2012
Main title designer Kyle Cooper has been credited as the man who single-handedly revitalized the main title sequence as an art form. His groundbreaking title sequence for Se7en (1995) changed the way we look and think about title design today and is arguably the most imitated main title ever made. The Se7en title sequence was hailed by New York Times Magazine as “One of the most important design innovations of the 1990s”.
Cooper founded two internationally recognized film design companies, Imaginary Forces and Prologue Films, both of which are based in Los Angeles and both are influential in their field. His body of work includes over 100 film title sequences. Among his most memorable ones are Dawn of the Dead, Spider-Man (all three), The Islang of Dr. Moreau.
I was really interested in Kyle cooper because of his work he did with the film titles for the film seven which is one of my favourite film of all time. Only by researching these designers that I was really aware of the title sequence for the film seven and am able to appriecate it much more
Mucho Design Studio is a design studio in New York which is famous for ink and paper., branding and logo design.They are also involved in interactive web design and flash animation.Their work includes that with Facebook.Estaban Montes is the founder.Mucho design builds uncompromising communications.It is only through a simple directive that this has been achieved. They listen,learn,analyze,create and deliver
Karin Fong is a director and designer based in New York City. A native Californian, Fong studied Art at Yale, with a concentration in Graphic Design. After successfully creating an animated alphabet book for her senior project, she began her career as an animator on the WGBH television program ‘Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?’ From that point forward, Karin was hooked on creating work that combines live action, design, and animation.
Recently named one the Top 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company magazine, Karin has had work in the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, Artists Space, and The Wexner Center, as well as in numerous publications on film and design. Currently, Karin is on the faculty at the Yale School of Art where she teaches in the MFA program.
Recent work includes the main title sequence of The Pink Panther 2 – a dream job for any title designer – and the opening titles and “machine vision” for terminator salvation. Her main titles for her main titles for the tv series Chuck was nominated for 2 Emmy’s in 2008
Brendan Dawes is creative design director for Magnetic North which is a digital design company based in manchester.He has worked on projects for a wide range of brands including Sony records,Diesel BBC and Fox Kids.In 2009 he was listed to be within the top twenty web designers in the world.He still works at Magnetic North and also speaks at alot of educational design conferences .