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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Directors UK – Promoting a safe environment in the film and broadcast industry

Tuesday 04 February 2020

Premm has recently worked with Directors UK to design a guide to help the industry manage a safe environment for all involved in filming scenes involving nudity and simulated sex. Directors UK, the association that represents UK TV and film directors recommends best practice for working with actors, intimacy coordinators, and the industry as a whole. “Everyone deserves the right to feel safe at work,” say Directors UK. “This is just as true when working on a Hollywood blockbuster...

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On the record

Wednesday 22 January 2020

Back in 2016, we shared our branding work for the St John’s Cambridge record label (in partnership with Signum Records). The label releases new recordings by the internationally-renowned Choir of St John’s Cambridge, and students and alumni of St John’s College, one of the oldest and largest colleges in the University of Cambridge. During the branding process, we suggested that the new logo and typography could be combined with circular images on record covers with a view to creating...

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It’s beginning to look a lot like… Christmas at Kew

Wednesday 18 December 2019

This year the Premm team headed to Kew Gardens for our sparkling Christmas party. Christmas at Kew is a magical light trail across the gardens at night, showcasing everything from dynamic laser projections, tunnels of light and illuminated trees. Now in its 7th year, the event had grown the trail with new immersive pieces, but also still hosted some original features such as the flickering Fire Garden and the singing Holly Bushes. One of our favourite installations was the Treetop Walkway, where...

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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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RHS Garden Adventures with The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Friday 26 July 2019

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Bus Stop Advert

The best-selling children’s book celebrates 50 years since its first publication this year, and its much-loved hero will be the star attraction at four of the Royal Horticultural Society‘s world-famous Flower Shows and four of its Gardens. We were commissioned to produce a range of publicity materials for the RHS, promoting their summer family activities, which are themed around the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar in its golden anniversary year. We were thrilled to be involved in helping...

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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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Live, learn and work

Monday 01 July 2019

Leonard Cheshire exists to improve the life choices of people with disability. They support thousands of people living with disabilities through a wide range of care and support services across the UK. Premm Design have worked with the charity for over a decade, providing design services across a huge range of materials over hundreds of projects and we are very proud of our long-standing relationship with them. The charity refreshed their brand in the spring of 2018 and our collaboration has continued...

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Sarcoma UK – Impact Report

Friday 31 May 2019

Sarcoma UK  is a national charity that funds vital research, offers support for anyone affected by sarcoma cancer and campaigns for better treatments. It is the only cancer charity in the UK focusing on all types of sarcoma. Premm recently designed Sarcoma UK’s first Impact Report for the year 2017–18. The intention of the document was to show in a nutshell why the charity should be supported and the difference they are making to the sarcoma community. The report is aimed at existing supporters,...

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