1. The beginning of a pattern has started to emerge here. Starting with the quote from Stanley Kubrick last week, and then the one from GQ’s cover story on Kanye West yesterday. The link is that one lifetime isn’t enough for a curious genius to pursue all their interests and accomplish all that they want to. But the cliché is true, especially when it comes to Kubrick: people live on through their work. A legacy is a form of immortality.

    I’m drinking a double espresso this morning, no milk. Just the straight goods. Yesterday I learned what a “flat white” is: two espresso shots with foamy milk. Wikipedia calls it “microfoam”, but I think that’s just foamy milk. The coffee vernacular is full of words that are meant to make the average person feel ignorant, so they will continue to pay someone else to make their coffee for them.

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  2. The idea of a vibrant, unified network was at the heart of the brand strategy I developed with the client. The mark symbolizes an open, inclusive network with the “I” — the investor — as the focal point. The subtle gradient in the colour represents transition and growth, as well as being an identifying colour of Victoria.

    Added some recent work to the portfolio: brand identity and web design for the Capital Investment Network.

  3. The GIFs of Typical Hope, via The Fox is Black.

    The GIFs of Typical Hope, via The Fox is Black.

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The idea for the lamp icon was derived from the support and guidance that Darin offers his clients through the storytelling process. It’s also a symbol of tradition and trust. The colour palette was inspired by a vision of a street at night just before full dark, when everything is a deep blue, and the only light available is the yellow from the street lights.

My recently completed brand identity design for Aldridge Street Print & Media.

    The idea for the lamp icon was derived from the support and guidance that Darin offers his clients through the storytelling process. It’s also a symbol of tradition and trust. The colour palette was inspired by a vision of a street at night just before full dark, when everything is a deep blue, and the only light available is the yellow from the street lights.

    My recently completed brand identity design for Aldridge Street Print & Media.

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