Low Carbon

Low Carbon invests in renewable energy companies and projects such as solar photovoltaic, concentrated solar power, wind and anaerobic digestion technologies. Working with agency Pope, Wainwright & Wykes we created an animated brand showreel, bringing to life maps, images and data from Low Carbon’s renewable energy investment portfolio.

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Polymer Photogravure

We’ve been experimenting with the catchily named Polymer Photogravure. Using a UV sensitive and water soluble polymer it is possible to turn photographs into relief printing plates. We are a little over excited about the possibilities of combining two of our great loves, photography and letterpress. Although we are still refining the process the initial…

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e-Ukiyo-e

With the onset of spring, a rather unassuming shrub in our garden has suddenly burst into colour with amazing luminous magenta flowers. It turns out to be a Japanese ornamental quince, which is probably why it reminded us of Hanami. We thought this would make an excellent subject for a series of Japanese style ukiyo-e…

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Future Food

Growing populations and climate change mean that the production and consumption of food could look very different in the future. Algae, seaweed, artificial meat and even insects are all being explored as possible solutions to our global food supply problem. This series of illustrated visuals explores ways to communicate these future food stories to a…

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Rearrange

We’ve been working up at the Makernow fablab creating a set of magnetic woodblocks for letterpress printing. Our goal is to make a set of art/design tools that can be quickly and cleanly arranged and rearranged to make compositions and layouts on the press. The shapes are laser cut from plywood and backed with magnetic…

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