GRAPHIC: Brand Identity

Inner Hebrides – Brand

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Hebrides Ensemble is an established chamber music collective renowned for their diverse and imaginative programmes. They recently embarked on a project named ‘The Inner Hebrides’ – creating a series of five short films to showcase a solo performance and personal dialogue of individual musicians. They approached us to develop an identity for the series, with a brief to create a standalone brand that could be used to punctuate the films and their associated marketing. We worked collaboratively with the Ensemble […]

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Harbour Kitchen Branding

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Located on the harbour-front in Stornoway, Harbour Kitchen prides itself in its fresh selection of seafood. It is a well-established restaurant that needed a fresh identity. We were tasked with creating a brand that told the story of their culinary pride and heritage with a minimal amount of effort.  We created a suite of Branding assets that included a wordmark, icon and bespoke typeface. We were delighted to work with local printmaker Alice Macmillan on the main visual. Her art focuses on detailed Hebridean scenes. […]

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Fruitmarket

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Reimagining the identity for one of the country’s best-loved art spaces. For over forty-five years The Fruitmarket Gallery has been a key part of Scotland’s cultural landscape, sharing world class modern and contemporary art with ever-increasing audiences. We worked closely with the Fruitmarket on their values, brand strategy, visual identity, and website as they opened out their space into the warehouse adjacent to their existing gallery. As a leading cultural venue that welcomed thousands of visitors annually, the Fruitmarket had […]

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Orkney Boreray — Discovering The Lost Flock

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Discovering The Lost Flock.  Orkney-based shepherdess Jane Cooper approached us with the challenge of creating a distinctive brand for one of the oldest breeds of sheep in the British Isles. Orkney Boreray sheep are the direct descendents of a flock that was originally brought to these shores by the Vikings over 1000 years ago. Their mysterious past includes the Highland Clearances, self-sufficiency on evacuated St Kilda and a previously unregistered ‘lost flock’ finally being relocated to the Orkney Isles. Now […]

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Orroland

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As you enter through the gates of Orroland, you’ll be transported into a world of enchanting secrets and mystical woodlands. A beautiful landscape with three secluded self-catering cottages, the perfect setting for making memories and getting back to nature. Orroland Estate is a breathtaking place, however the existing brand didn’t truly reflect what makes Orroland special. We wanted to capture the character of the estate and build a new narrative that would help attract direct and organic bookings going forward. […]

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GRAS

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GRAS is an award-winning Edinburgh-based architecture and design practice with a reputation for producing dynamic, timeless and enduring projects. The company was formed in 2020 from the consolidation of two successful, family-run practices, Groves-Raines Architects and Groves-Raines Architects Studio. A strong and cohesive identity was required to communicate the values of craftsmanship and fine detail that continue to define the company’s output as it transitions into a new phase. GRAS developed its new identity in collaboration with Scottish graphic designer, […]

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Braw Liquor Club — Home Cocktails

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Braw Liquor Club blends locally sourced, small batch cocktails. Expertly crafted with premium Scottish ingredients. The brand has initially launched with 2 classic cocktails, adding more to the range as they grew. Firstly, an Old Fashioned and Bramble, with a Scottish “braw” twist! introducing sea tangle (seaweed) for bitter notes and gooseberry for a sharp punch. My Creative produced a full brand identity and label system that reflected the misologist’s craft when layering flavours and spirits […]

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Woven Whisky

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Pete and Duncan approached us to help them create a new brand to challenge and disrupt the blended whisky space. They wanted to celebrate the ‘blend’ and just what it can (and should) be. Their goal is to make whisky more accessible, targeting the next generation of whisky drinkers with a modern set of values: inquisitive, daring and passionate about the brands they choose to engage with. Over the past few decades, the whisky industry has done a great job […]

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Scotland’s Emblem

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How do you brand a country? Scotland is recognised across the globe as a land of unrivalled history, breath-taking scenery and warm welcomes. An innovative, diverse and progressive nation, Scotland today plays its part in addressing key global challenges. The brief was to create a new single nation brand marque – an enduring emblem that symbolises Scotland’s story, shining a light on the values that make it a progressive, welcoming and pioneering nation of generosity of spirit and creativity. The […]

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Workplace Table Tennis

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Table Tennis Scotland tasked us with developing the visual identity for their national campaign Workplace Table Tennis. This included creation of a logo, a brand asset library and flexible system that could allow creative to be used across a wide range of collateral to shape the project now and in the future. Building personality and fun into the identity was key, so we approached the project from an alternative angle on what ‘table tennis in the workplace’ could mean visually. […]

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