We are an international creative agency comprised of a compact crew of designers and programmers who specialize in illustration, graphic design, and art direction for unique and quality brands. Founded on the Rambla de Catalunya in Barcelona in 2000 by Stuart Patterson, we specialize in typographic-led design for branding, print and digital media. Now based in a multi-level penthouse in Downtown Los Angeles, the studio works with a variety of global clients in the commercial and cultural sector. Projects range from large corporate identities and websites to books, posters, brochures, catalogs and packaging. We strive to develop engaging, collaborative relationships with our clients and partners to create original, functional and distinctive work.
Looking Sharp: or Wielding the Competitive Edge
The nature of competitiveness is changing. Today’s consumers, no longer willing to heedlessly expend with their resources, are becoming more selective and demanding a higher return on their expendatures. When personal spending contracts, consumer purchasing becomes more selective, and the demand for a competitive edge is sharper than ever.
Enterprise, as it turns out, is not entirely free, and businesses that confuse the mere motive for a profit with an actual strategy are less likely to realize their goals than those that employ the time-honored traditions of hard work, originality, and sound design principle. Innovative brands can thrive in this environment by employing original, urbane, alluring design– thus insuring that their message is distinguished from the mass of conventional brand narratives that are jostling for attention.
Strengthening Your Brand Infrastructure
The turn of the 21st century has turned out some formidable economic curve balls which have imperiled the very foundations of modern capitalism. The previous years, typified by rash spending and idle plunder, have unwittingly provoked a new era of thrift and abstention–– an age of individual responsibility that is a menace to sales, and the GDP in general.
Most economists agree: infrastructural fortification is crucial to revitalization. The same old methods, the crumbling cliches of focus-grouped flotsam, have ceased to serve a public that demands ever more bang for
an ever more elusive buck.
Our agency is eager to help quality brands strengthen their stature and sharpen their competitive edge. We believe that products that can persuasively convey their qualities, and that aggressively adapt to the current cutthroat commercial climate, are the ones that will turn calamity into prosperity and stagflation into surplus.