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Bauhaus Provides Winning Inspiration For Design Students

Taking design students out of the ‘digital’ classroom and into the noisy, machine-driven world of mechanical printing provides an insight into the process that can turn a plain piece of paper into a work of art. For the fourth year in succession, and narrowly avoiding ‘cancellation by coronavirus’, Baddeley Brothers hosted two students from [...]

By |2020-06-02T15:54:40+00:00May 29th, 2020|Blog|

Making a thing of beauty: ilody Skincare

When ilody Skincare launched its first products, it was only natural for a company making beauty products to care deeply about how it looked on the outside. The quality and integrity of the serums produced by founder Deepika Patel are a life-long culmination of ayurvedic and orthodox medicine, an Indian upbringing, a career in [...]

By |2020-03-30T14:48:41+00:00March 16th, 2020|Blog|

Rag to Tag – Denim Paper adopted by Boutique Fashion Label

Antithesis of Fast Fashion Recycling unwanted denim rags to create a Premium Paper is the antithesis of Fast Fashion - an embodiment of the three fundamental principles of Quality, Community, and Eco-Conciousness London’s only craft jeans maker, Blackhorse Lane Ateliers, is working with Baddeley Brothers and Frogmore Paper Mill [...]

By |2020-04-09T08:03:57+00:00December 11th, 2019|Blog|

Graphic Design Student Adds a New Dimension to Print

Now in its third year, the “Im–print! Im–press!” live-brief challenge for Ravensbourne University Year 2 Department of Design Practice students invited them to propose a design that celebrates the materiality and physicality of print through paper, foil and print production. The brief, which is set in collaboration with G. F. Smith, [...]

By |2019-04-26T11:34:22+00:00March 19th, 2019|News|

Ornamental Logo Marks Baddeley Brothers’ 160 years

Family-run London printer Baddeley Brothers is marking its 160th year with the creation of a distinctive logo, designed by acclaimed graphic designer David Pearson. Taking inspiration from the tools of the printing trade, the typeface pattern is reminiscent of the intricate leaf patterns on Baddeley Brothers’ postage stamp perforators that were [...]

By |2019-02-26T09:02:10+00:00January 25th, 2019|News|

Inspiring a New Generation of Graphic Designers at Ravensbourne University

As we prepare to launch the third year of our ‘Im-print! Im-press’ competition in collaboration with G. F Smith and FoilCo, we spoke to last year’s participants to see how the experience has shaped their designs since. The competition aims to inspire a new generation of graphic designers at Ravensbourne University London to [...]

By |2019-01-30T17:51:50+00:00January 8th, 2019|Blog|

Royal Designer for Industry Annual Dinner Menu

Attention to detail Sample testing the material to see how well it performed once scored. Would it stand/sit on the table in a perfect, presentable way? In addition, there was a lot of discussion about what foils and shades of material would not only look right in [...]

By |2019-04-12T13:34:05+00:00December 10th, 2018|Blog|

Compliment Slips vs Correspondence Cards

What’s in a name? When it comes to the question of compliment slips - the insert bearing a company’s name, which is sent out with products or information - there’s more to the subject than might at first be apparent. The eagle-eyed may have spotted a mistake in that last sentence. “Aha,” [...]

By |2018-09-21T11:49:42+00:00September 21st, 2018|Blog|