Success Is An Illusion For Graphic Design Student

Combining a variety of printing techniques to create a visual illusion was the key to success in this year’s “im-print! im-press!” challenge. Returning for a second year, the “im-print! im-press!” challenge encouraged 2nd year Graphic Design students at Ravensbourne University London to consider the processes involved when designing for print. Course leader [...]

By | 2018-06-28T14:28:09+00:00 June 25th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Success Is An Illusion For Graphic Design Student

Total Synergy at Berthold Wolpe Exhibition

The life and work of the late dust-jacket artist Berthold Wolpe, the man behind the legendary Faber & Faber book covers, is drawing a crowd at the Lettering & Commemorative Arts Trust at Suffolk’s Snape Maltings, in a unique exhibition ‘The Total Man’. Inspired by Wolpe’s distinctive hand-drawn graphic style, Baddeley Brothers offered to sponsor [...]

By | 2018-05-21T11:27:10+00:00 May 21st, 2018|News|Comments Off on Total Synergy at Berthold Wolpe Exhibition

Pixel picks Baddeley Brothers for print exhibition

Nestled between suffragette posters and specimen papers, on the walls of the Atom Gallery in Stoke Newington, London, hang the bright letterpress tip-ins from the Baddeley Brothers’ book. Designed by David Pearson, the iconic examples of typography and letterpress have been chosen by Hackney-based letterpress studio Pixel Press to feature in an inspirational three-week [...]

By | 2018-03-14T10:45:35+00:00 March 13th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Pixel picks Baddeley Brothers for print exhibition

Trio Strike The Right Note At Snape Maltings

Combining the art of lettering and musical inspiration, artist David Pearson has collaborated with Commercial Type and Baddeley Brothers to produce an original limited-edition poster for the ‘Orchestra of Letters’ exhibition at Snape Maltings in Suffolk. The exhibition at the Lettering Arts Centre, to mark Snape Maltings’ 50th anniversary celebrations for its world-famous [...]

By | 2018-03-05T17:17:29+00:00 June 19th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Graphic design that makes an impression in print

Ravensbourne College’s Maaike van Neck, course leader for the BA (Hons) Graphic Design, brought together a team of specialists in print, foils and paper to inspire and challenge her Year 2 students.  Here, Maaike explains the importance of inspiring the next generation of graphic designers to think about design in its physical, material form. Graphic [...]

By | 2018-07-17T03:15:57+00:00 April 27th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Graphic design that makes an impression in print

Pearson’s printed gems

For the month of January, celebrated designer David Pearson has taken over the BaddeleyBros twitter account and sharing some printed gems. Thank you David. A wonderful collection. View them here: 1/31 Bright, bustling and with bags of character. Prince of Wales Theatre playbills, printed using large-scale chromatic wood type (1887–8)               [...]

By | 2018-03-02T15:14:58+00:00 January 1st, 2017|News|Comments Off on Pearson’s printed gems

Hats off for Baddeley Brothers’ hat-trick of awards

The Baddeley Brothers book has won a third industry award, this time at the prestigious 2016 British Book Design and Production Awards, organised by the British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF). In a dazzling ceremony at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel in Knightsbridge, hosted by children’s presenter Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE, Baddeley Brothers and [...]

By | 2018-03-02T15:15:03+00:00 November 19th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Hats off for Baddeley Brothers’ hat-trick of awards

Speaking in unity with East End Businesses

Independent, creative and collaborative, the East End Trades Guild has ample synergy with Baddeley Brothers. Committed to protecting and promoting independent businesses in this eclectic part of London, the Guild has produced a fundraising film to promote East End Independents’ Day on Saturday 3 December – and asked Baddeley Brothers Director Charles Pertwee to [...]

By | 2018-03-06T12:20:59+00:00 October 19th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Speaking in unity with East End Businesses

East End Gild

Reverse glass gilding is said to be the pinnacle of the traditional signpainter’s work. It’s painstaking, delicate work, using fine sheets of 24 carat gold-leaf to create a brilliant, luxurious feel. Here, one of London’s leading proponent for the art, artist Archie Proudfoot, explains why independent businesses in the East End are seeking out his [...]

By | 2018-03-02T15:15:23+00:00 October 19th, 2016|News|Comments Off on East End Gild

Digital win for Baddeley Brothers book

It may have been designed to celebrate the very best of print, but now the Baddeley Brothers book is being celebrated for its digital credentials. Its popularity with design influencers and support from online magazines and design bloggers was impressive enough to help win Gold in the CIPR Midlands PRide Awards for best digital [...]

By | 2018-03-06T10:45:26+00:00 September 10th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Digital win for Baddeley Brothers book

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