We’ve swabbed the decks!

Tuesday 25 August 2020

Premm were approached by Portsmouth Historic Dockyard recently to work on their brand refresh. They were looking for something that would take the existing visual identity and bring a simplified, refreshed and a contemporary approach to it. The identity also had to work as an umbrella brand, tying in with other attractions such as the Mary Rose Museum and the National Museum of the Royal Navy. We decided to simplify down the current flags so they just stood for the brand initials PHD, this also allowed...

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Here may you see the tyrant

Monday 04 May 2020

Over the past 9 years, Shakespeare’s Globe has commissioned Premm to produce the look and feel for the Deutsche Bank sponsored initiative Playing Shakespeare. The Shakespeare productions are created specifically for young people, since 2007 over 190,000 free tickets have been given to London school pupils focusing on a different play every time, this year being ‘Macbeth’. The main image depicts Macbeth’s face within a torn Scottish flag, this not only represents the idea of the war,...

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Once more unto the breach, dear friends!

Friday 01 November 2019

This was Premm’s second year working on Our Theatre, a community based schools programme run by Shakespeare’s Globe and performed inside the iconic Sam Wannamaker Playhouse. The performance for 2019 is Henry V and is unique due to it being split into 5 Acts, with a different group/school taking one each to create a varied piece of storytelling. The Harris Foundation for Lifelong Learning is supporting the production again and believes putting on performances such as Our Theatre develops...

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Made at Uni: Lifesavers

Friday 12 July 2019

UK universities have joined forces for a major campaign to increase the number of members of the public recognising the public good of universities. The MadeAtUni campaign launched in December 2018, with the publication of the ‘UK’s Best Breakthrough’s list’, which showcased over 100 stories of how universities have improved everyday life. The list generated significant attention, reaching 18 million through national and regional media, and over 22 million on social media. Over 130 UK...

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Here’s much to do with hate, but more with love

Monday 04 March 2019

Over the past 8 years, Shakespeare’s Globe has commissioned Premm to produce the look and feel for the Deutsche Bank sponsored initiative Playing Shakespeare. The Shakespeare productions are created specifically for young people, with 180,000 free tickets given to London school pupils focusing on a different play every time, this year being ‘Romeo and Juliet’. We used the concept of opposites, which is a strong theme within the play, to create the main image. The two main cast members were...

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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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The Leeds International Piano Competition

Wednesday 02 January 2019

The Leeds International Piano Competition is one of the world’s foremost music competitions. Since the first Competition in 1963, it has attracted the world’s finest young pianists, drawn by the opportunities offered by the outstanding prize package, the challenge of demanding repertoire, a stellar jury – and a warm welcome from the City of Leeds. Premm were asked to create some of the print materials, including the souvenir programme, for the event. A variety of coloured, abstract sound waves...

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At one together

Thursday 15 November 2018

Our Theatre is a community based schools programme run by Shakespeare’s Globe. 80 actors from 4 schools in Southwark came together to present a one-hour production of Shakespeare’s ‘As you like it’ inside the Sam Wannamaker Theatre. Each school took a different act to perform from the story that day, having initially showcased the entire play to their school. This resulted in a varied and dynamic performance. Premm were asked to design the creative for this event, looking at the poster, programme...

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More than just Big Ben

Thursday 27 September 2018

Houses of Parliament worked alongside Premm to create a new campaign to inform visitors that the building is open to visit. Our objective was to produce a piece of creative that inspired visitors to take the tour inside the building and experience its history, heritage and role in UK Parliament. This was then applied to posters, digital and other print materials.

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Much Ado About… Quite A Lot

Friday 23 February 2018

Over the past 7 years, Shakespeare’s Globe has commissioned Premm to produce the look and feel for the Deutsche Bank sponsored initiative Playing Shakespeare. The Shakespeare productions are created specifically for young people, with 180,000 free tickets given to London school pupils focusing on a different play every time, this year being ‘Much Ado About Nothing’. The design process differed this time as Shakespeare’s Globe has recently gone through a rebrand, which meant the new guidelines...

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