Fantastic Feats: the building of London

Wednesday 16 January 2019

Premm was recently asked to design the creative for this exciting event series by the City of London. This six-month long season of street theatre and circus, art installations, live performance, exhibitions and walks and tours celebrates the towering triumphs of architecture, invention and engineering. Inspired by several important historical anniversaries, including: 200th birthdays of Sir Joseph Bazalgette, the inventor of London’s sewer system and Sir Horace Jones, architect and designer of...

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Tuesday 06 February 2018

Today marks 100 years since Parliament passed a law that allowed the first women, and all men, to vote. The Houses of Parliament approached Premm to create a graphical montage for their Vote 100 campaign, which celebrates this milestone through various activities, exhibitions, talks and tours. Using a timeline device to represent the period of time that has passed since this milestone, we added strong images of women throughout recent history to showcase the development of women’s rights up until...

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Rhythm and Hues – Q&A with illustrator Lee Hodges

Wednesday 09 August 2017

We have worked with illustrator Lee Hodges for a number of years now in creating bright, vibrant visuals for the RHS Gardens’ Family campaigns. The colour, texture and sense of fun that Lee’s style has makes it perfect for attracting families to the RHS Gardens to take part in the varied activities on offer, and maybe pick up some gardening knowledge along the way! We asked Lee a few questions to find out more about his creative process and what inspires him. 1. How would you describe your approach...

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Intergalactic Green-fingered Family Fun!

Wednesday 13 July 2016

Rocket Science Illustration

Premm have been continuing our work with the Royal Horticultural Society this year, working across a number of areas within the organisation – from membership and education services through to the various projects we do for their gardens around the UK. This has once again included the promotion of their family activities and has allowed us to continue our collaboration with illustrator Lee Hodges. Starting with the Easter events – featuring the famous Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt – we have now completed...

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Shakespeare Son Et Lumiere

Friday 15 April 2016

As part of the ongoing commemorations of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, Premm were invited to design the creative for the spectacular Son Et Lumiere show; which took place on London’s historic Guildhall in March. The free light and sound performance used period music and images from the City of London’s extensive archives, and was in collaboration with Guildhall Library and Guildhall School of Music & Drama. Using video technology, the Dance Porch of the 15th century Guildhall...

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The Great Garden Game

Monday 04 April 2016

Discover the secrets of Hampton Court Palace with The Great Garden Game! After being approached by Historic Royal Palaces Premm was asked to create materials to engage and excite children and families visiting this historic site. This was a terrific design brief for us to work with, as we were allowed to be more experimental with the formats we used and production processes involved; to enhance the visitor experience of discovering Hampton Court Palace. The materials we produced comprised of a large...

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Looking back and moving forward

Monday 25 January 2016

A slightly delayed look back on 2015 – another busy year for Premm! The last twelve months featured our usual varied selection of projects, from mindfulness opera to super-powered sweetcorn! 2016 is already nearly a month old, but hopefully it is not to late to wish everyone a belated Happy New Year!  

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Presenting Shakespeare: 1,100 Posters from Around the World

Wednesday 23 September 2015

Premm has worked with Shakespeare’s Globe for the last four years, on their Playing Shakespeare marketing campaign, including productions such as A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo & Juliet, The Merchant of Venice and Othello. Playing Shakespeare is Globe Education’s flagship project for London schools, with 16,000 free tickets given to students for a full-scale Shakespeare production created specifically for young people. With a variety of creative ways to engage with language, character,...

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Commute Nice London

Tuesday 21 July 2015

As many of the Premm employees are keen cyclists we decided to see what the Commute Nice London exhibition at KK Outlet was about this weekend. The pieces focus on the hate towards, and from, cyclists on the roads. Statistics reflect this hatred, 23,000 accidents and 80 deaths in London in the last 5 years, so far 8 people have died in bike accidents this year alone.   The exhibition features a great line up of illustrators, artists and designers. Sophie’s favourite contributor was Alex...

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Super Powered Flowers

Thursday 07 May 2015

Plant Super Heroes

Our family activities campaign for the Royal Horticultural Society has been very well received so far, with the illustration-led materials promoting the RHS Garden events during Spring and Easter proving to be very popular with RHS staff and visitors alike. The next iteration of the campaign is for the upcoming May half term holiday and centres around a team of horticultural heroes! The events will be themed around the ‘super powers’ of these and other plants and flowers and how they...

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