Opinion

Patriotism is a very un-British phenomenon. According to stereotype, we’re a self-effacing, pessimistic bunch and we very rarely fly Union Jacks outside our houses. But in the aftermath of the Jubilee, London 2012 Olympics, and our first Wimbledon win in many moons, I think it’s fair to say that we are all feeling a little more pride than usual.

Sophie Strang
Press

Research findings from Which? show that hard-to-open packaging is stopping a quarter of the public from eating what they want.

Nick Dormon
ECHO Life

I have just completed a 4-week placement at Echo Brand Design, my name is Ella and I am a 2nd Year Product Design Student from Central Saint Martins. 

Quackers
Opinion

The famously divisive Marmite have been causing even more controversy than usual this week as a result of their most recent television ad.

Sophie Strang
ECHO Life
Georgina Bourke

By Georgina Bourke

Quackers
Inspiration, ECHO Life

Last Thursday night while most of team Echo were flying high up the Shard, I was down at the Museum of Brands watching type designer and lettering artist Seb Lester talk about his work…

Theo Inglis
Inspiration, ECHO Life
Drowned Man
On Tuesday 16th July, a small Echo contingent entered a vast warehouse, once the sorting offices of the Royal Mail, next to Paddington station. For the next three hours, they would find themselves wearing eerie white masks and wandering alone through a series of sets, trying to unravel the secrets of the Drowned Man.
Benjamin Farrell
Insight & Innovation
Murray mania

I for one, had always been a firm believer that Andy Murray would never win Wimbledon. Cynical I may be, but I’m pretty sure that I wasn’t alone in the belief that there was just too much pressure, too much expectation… it just would have been too darn good to be true.

Sophie Strang
Press

Nick spent some time with Kate Belan at Popsop. They talked about champagne, madness and good design. Read the interview below...

Rachel Felwick
Press
ECHO client wins big at The Grocer Awards 2013

ECHO was delighted to see that Molson Coors Brewing Company recently won Alcoholic Drinks Brand of the Year for Carling Zest. ECHO designed the branding, primary and secondary packaging for this innovative light summertime beer.

Rachel Felwick
Inspiration, ECHO Life
 
Last weekend I filled my Sunday afternoon relaxing at the new Sepentine Pavilion in Hyde Park, London.
 
Niall McRiner
Inspiration

Walt Disney’s excellent short film Paperman was doing the rounds in the studio a few weeks ago. It’s great to see Disney return to hand drawn 2D animation, whilst 3D and CG animation have their place, nothing beats the humanising aspect of a hand drawn sketch. 

Philip Crewe
Insight & Innovation
mobility scooter

A homemade electric assisted bicycle that is both utilitarian and fun – staying true to the spirit of two-wheeled transportation.

Philip Crewe
ECHO Life

Herr Doctor and Hair Doctor, (Nigel and Ash) explain the finer details of the new ECHO identity to a captive audience. A fine time was had by all.

Ashley Carter
ECHO Life
Tin robot

I would urge anyone who works in a creative role to explore (time permitting) another creative outlet from their day job.

Niall McRiner
Inspiration, ECHO Life

Retro today, modern in its day.

Theo Inglis
Press, Insight & Innovation

A bespoke whisky to treasure for eternity.

Rachel Felwick
Inspiration
Good vibrations

No photoshop. No corrupted image. What is in front of your eyes is a real piece of Italian hand-carved furniture. 

Giuliano Fenn

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