It’s December. A month that is full of parties, drinking, deadlines, ironic jumpers and endless poultry. And, the annual crisis of choosing what to buy for your mother, your friends, your colleagues, your neighbour and your significant other
We know time is tight, and that end-of-year shopping is a nightmare, so in the spirit of giving, we’ve made a list of gifts, from Pentagram, to suit every budget.
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A video of the making of the WITNESS wall in East London
Earlier this year, Harry Pearce and team worked with six street artists to create an outdoor mural celebrating human rights activists around the world. In celebration of Human Rights Day, we’re releasing a behind-the-scenes video of the making of the wall.
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Harry Pearce and team have designed the packaging for Spectrum, a new range of consumer electronics for John Lewis.
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Harry Pearce and team have created four new posters for the Royal Academy of the Arts. The posters implement the new design system that Pearce created for the 245-year old institution in 2012.
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Quick Link: Harry Pearce Speaks to Monocle about Berry Bros. & Rudd (37 minutes onwards)
Quick Link: Moss Bros. Identity and Interiors Featured in Design Week
Moss Bros. is a formal menswear company that has been making good quality clothing accessible to all Britons since 1851. Pentagram’s Harry Pearce has paid homage to this history of “suiting the nation” by creating a new visual identity for the brand.
Pearce and his team emphasised the company’s heritage by returning to the name ‘Moss Bros.’, moving away from the briefly adopted ‘Moss’. To reflect its British pedigree, Gill Sans is used in the logotype with Caslon elsewhere. The brand colour is a mix of classic suit colours that is supported by a subsidiary chalk tone inspired by tailoring patches.
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Quick Link: 10 Years of Pentagram Designs for WITNESS
Pentagram’s Harry Pearce hosted a live Twitter Q&A on 12 September about his latest work with human rights charity WITNESS. The project is mural of six activists who are each painted, sprayed or stencilled by a street artist in their own distinct personal styles.
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