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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Art of Song

Monday 25 April 2016

As part of Secret 7” this year Sophie, Jess and Kevin attended a talk on the ‘Art of Song’ at Sonos Studios. The talk was an exploration and scission of the role of artwork in the current music landscape presented by music artist Tom Vek. George Hardie, Kate Gibb and William E Wright discussed their own work as well as considering questions around the role of the art director & designer in 2016 – what opportunities are there, or could there be, for sleeve art to take a greater role in...

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St John’s Cambridge

Friday 08 April 2016

Bridge of Sighs, St John's College, Cambridge

Premm recently won a tender for St John’s College, Cambridge, developing a distinctive brand for the new St John’s Cambridge record label in partnership with Signum Classics. The internationally-renowned Choir of St John’s Cambridge is the main artist on the new label, so the decision was made to build on the strength of its branding and that of St John’s College, one of the largest colleges in the University of Cambridge. The Bridge of Sighs (pictured at the top of this post) is an iconic...

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Under the covers

Monday 20 April 2015

Recently Kevin and Sophie attended the Secret 7″ exhibition followed by a talk hosted in conjunction with the event entitled ‘For the love of music videos’. Secret 7″ take 7 tracks from 7 of the best-known musicians and press each one 100 times to 7” vinyl. They also invite creatives from around the world to interpret the tracks in their own style for every 7”. 700 sleeves are exhibited and then sold for £50 apiece to raise funds for music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins....

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