THE GRAPHIC RISE OF BRITISH MODERNISM
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An identity for Wren, a London based visual artist agency.
Corporate identity and digital guidelines
Identity and guidelines for Invesco, one of the world’s largest global investment managers with five major businesses across 51 locations, in 23 countries around the world. Browns have modernised the brand, bringing it to life with sound and moving image in a digital context.
A multi-media wall using real time data and ever changing video content designed for Invesco UK headquarters.
A new name, identity and e-commerce website for LOT, a curated online store selling beautiful furniture.
England 2018 | 2022
FIFA World Cup Bid
Presented by David Beckham to FIFA President Sepp Blatter in Zurich, the 1,752-page Bid Book represented England’s formal proposal to FIFA and set out the country’s vision for the FIFA World Cup.
Only God Can Judge Me
An identity for the London based architectural practice Mary Duggan.
Corporate identity guidelines
A comprehensive set of HTML digital guidelines for specialist insurer Hiscox, with an emphasis on bringing the brand to life through sound and moving image. Hiscox operates internationally in 14 countries around the world.
A set of seven idents, three of which are shown here, created for specialist insurer Hiscox to be included in their corporate identity guidelines. A high speed camera was utilised to film and photograph the materials oil and ferrofluid.
Rosling King are a leading London law firm based in the Old Bailey. Working closely with the RK team, Browns have created a progressive and comprehensive new identity that challenges the traditional whilst at the same time strategically taking RK into new territory.
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A beautifully printed publication to celebrate the launch of the new RK corporate identity. Working with film maker/photographer John Ross a comprehensive image library including aerial helicopter footage was commissioned for RK to use moving forward, an edit of which was used within this book to articulate the law firm’s values, business structure and specialist sectors it works within.
A limited edition book for Magnum photographer Bruce Gilden. In a departure from his well-known street photography, Gilden turns his attention to the housing plague affecting millions of Americans.
Ricochet : David Bowie 1983
An identity and limited edition box set documenting the nine months of David Bowie’s 1983 world tour, Serious Moonlight, shot by photographer Denis O’Regan. Five books, three limited edition photographic prints and one vinyl are housed in a set of cloth covered boxes and an acrylic slip case.
National Interpreting Service
An identity for a national UK organisation offering instant telephone translation, in any language, for any situation. Its clients range from large corporations to the emergency services.
Religious Symbols/ London Garden Birds/ Numbers/ Sexual Predators/ Political Symbols
A new publication launched at Printed Matter in New York
Bell & Ross
Jonathan Ellery/ Big Bang Watch
A collaboration between Jonathan Ellery and Bell & Ross, part of a project initiated by Wallpaper* magazine. For this ambitious project Wallpaper* curated and brought together some of the world’s leading designers, artists, craftsmen and manufacturers.
The Climate Group
North South East West
A book and a modular touring exhibition for the Climate Group working closely with ten Magnum photographers, shown here at Trafalgar Square and in the Science Museum, London. The exhibition has been seen by over 10 million people around the world.
Jonathan Ellery’s fascination with the pre-ordained and pre-programmed lives that we have all been born into continues in his latest publication, Tribes 1.
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A limited edition book for photographer Brian Griffin. Griffin has documented the railway tracks in Poland that transported approximately three million prisoners from around Europe to the Nazi extermination camps during WWII.
John Jones is a family-run business with an international reputation. Best described as an art consultancy, their business is diverse. Browns was commissioned to create a new identity and communications to move the business forward.
Corporate Identity publication
A publication on the subject of identity, working with photographer/film maker David Stewart, winner of the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2015.
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Worldly Cares and Love Affairs was commissioned by Mulberry for their flagship store at 50 New Bond Street, London. The piece consists of 25 circular, machined, solid brass pieces embedded into the concrete floor.
London Bricks was commissioned by Mulberry for their flagship US store in Spring Street Soho. Ellery produced three large-scale brass installations.
Dries Van Noten
Paris Fashion Week
Van Noten approached Browns to help celebrate his milestone fiftieth show as part of Paris Fashion Week. The result was an ambitious celebratory book, designed and launched as an integral part of the show itself.
An identity for bespoke stationers Hazlitz, providing a contemporary alternative to the traditional approach of market leader Smythson.
Howard Smith Paper
A campaign to promote the second Howard Smith Paper Graphic Design and Print Awards, featuring press advertising, website, electronic flyers, postcards and an A0 poster series.
Ellery’s Theory of Neo-conservative Creationism
A limited edition book which formed an integral and sculptural part of Ellery’s third solo exhibition at the Wapping Project, London.
Ellery’s Theory of Neo-conservative Creationism
A catalogue to support Ellery’s solo show at The Wapping Project, London.
Title sequence for the new film by David Stewart. The sequential colour narrative that Stewart uses throughout his film informs the approach.
In and Out
Doubling as a large-scale art installation piece, this book is sculptural in its approach. In and Out revels in its knowing perversity, using only a black circle, a square and explosive colour as its subject matter.
The Wapping Project Bankside
The Wapping Project has for many years been seen as a jewel in London’s cultural establishment. Browns was commissioned to create an identity for their new venture, a contemporary photography gallery behind Tate Modern at Bankside.
87 formed part of Ellery’s first major solo show at the Wapping Project, London. Shown as a large installation piece with animation and sound, it looks at numbers out of context, enabling them to be seen in the abstract.
A limited edition book for American photographer Bruce Gilden (Magnum). This book showcases Gilden’s fascination with the dark side, featuring images of the Yakuza and Bosozoku (biker gangs), taken in Tokyo and Osaka. The book is back to front Japanese format.
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A limited edition book for American photographer Susan Meiselas (Magnum) which highlights the activities of Pandora’s Box, a sex club in NYC. Just as the club offers very different atmospheres and environments, so the book mimics these with various tactile materials.
A limited edition book for American photographer Bruce Gilden (Magnum) featuring an edit of photographs, taken between 1969 and 1986, of Coney Island. Gilden’s handwriting is used as narrative throughout the book.
136 Points of Reference
A book and supporting exhibition at the Roth Gallery, NYC, that examines the influences that have informed and defined Ellery’s and Browns’ work. Reproduced are images and objects culled from Ellery’s own idiosyncratic collection.