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Bramble & Wild revisited

Posted on: June 21st, 2016 by Dawn

 
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I was so pleased to discover the line art version of the logo I designed for Bramble & Wild being used in such lovely ways, that I thought I would share some snaps from their Instagram page.

Grace’s beautiful blooms and stunning arrangements look ace in these kraft bags, adorned with the gold foiled line art logo.

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I was also excited to see some of the shop’s beautiful stationery, with the logo peeping out…

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As well as beautiful flowers, you’ll find lots of little gifts to entice you in. If you’re local, and you’re not familiar with Bramble & Wild, I urge you to go! It is a wonderful florist situated on Frome’s historic Catherine Hill, which is peppered with amazing independent shops, and certainly not your average high street.

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Surprise post

Posted on: January 1st, 2014 by Dawn

 
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The best post (second only to the hand-baked brioche I received some months ago), all the way from France.

It’s lovely when you’re sent work that you’ve done that you’re not expecting, especially when they’ve made it into a bag and packaged it up with Christmas paper and a heart-warming message.

Thanks Holly and Christophe!

Molly & Isla

Posted on: October 12th, 2013 by Dawn

I have recently finished designing this logo and business card design for Molly & Isla, a clothes designer maker from my home town, Frome.

You can see some of Julie’s lovely women’s and children’s ranges by visiting Molly & Isla on Facebook. Website coming soon!

I get quite a buzz out of designing logos, and really enjoyed this project. If you’re looking for a unique, illustrative logo for your own business, or know someone who might, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with me, and we can chat about your requirements!

Aux Deux Épis

Posted on: July 28th, 2013 by Dawn

I couldn’t have been happier when my good friend Izzy put me in touch with bakery and patisserie connoisseurs Holly and Christophe, who were in need of a new logo design. Aux Deux Épis (which translates as ‘The Two Wheat Ears’) is a beautiful looking Boulangerie Patisserie based in the Loire region in France. They produce a vast range of exquisite looking organic breads and pastries, which they sell from their shop, other local bakeries and a market stall in Saint Etienne, amongst others.

This project made me feel mouth-wateringly hungry, but (somehow), I was able to produce a new logo design for them and a promotional leaflet, which showcases their wonderful breads and lots of other important info.

Open for business

Posted on: July 11th, 2013 by Dawn

…So here it is! The finished Lark Vintage sign, proudly sitting above the door at No. 20 Paul Street in Frome.

Something tells me that a certain someone tidied up my scruffy lettering with a steadier hand (thank you, mystery painter).

Also, the website, which I helped to project manage, is live! Check it out here. I had a little snoop around with my camera before the grand unveiling and tried to capture the unique essence of the shop, so I hope you will enjoy the photographs too. Here are a couple which didn’t make the final edit.

All signs point to Lark Vintage

Posted on: July 6th, 2013 by Dawn

Yesterday, I spent the day pretending to be a sign painter. I have never claimed to be good at painting (much the opposite), but I was available in a sign-making emergency, and Lark Vintage owner Hayley said she ‘had a lot of faith’ in me, so we skipped down to the local art shop and I got started on this lovingly hand-made, charmingly wonky shop sign. I definitely got the most pleasure from painting the little flower motifs (after the fluorescent-pink paint disaster had been abolished).

We’re hoping to put some vinyl stickers of the complete logo on the windows, which I think will be a nice touch. What do you think?

Shop launch, tomorrow night at 6pm, 20 Paul Street, Frome! Be there! Also, Frome’s excellent open-air Super Market, which covers the entirety of the town centre, will be taking placed from 2pm. It’ll be my first one (as a customer. I am hoping to be a trader soon!), so I’m very excited. See you there!

Lark Vintage logo

Posted on: May 20th, 2013 by Dawn

I’d also like to share with you some of the logo revisions I did before reaching the final article, as I always find seeing other illustrators’ design processes very interesting, and I was quite pleased with some of these. The logo was inspired by 30s vintage fabric patterns, in particular their striking colours and florals, and the typography was inspired by some beautiful 30s French fashion magazines that I am lucky to have in my possession (thanks Hayley!).

Introducing Lark Vintage

Posted on: May 20th, 2013 by Dawn

So, Poot, that lovely vintage shop I mentioned a few posts ago, is soon to transform into Lark Vintage, an exciting new addition to Catherine Hill in Frome. My friend Hayley must trust me a great deal, as I’ve been put in charge of the new shop logo and promotional materials. Here is a promotional flyer I designed to shout about the up-coming opening:

Summer Holly Day

Posted on: January 27th, 2013 by Dawn

Allow me to introduce you to my lovely friend Holly. Probably one of the most cheerful people I’ve ever met, Holly adds colour wherever she goes, and is a collector of all things beauty related and polka dotted. She’s also a bit nifty with a pen and paper, so she’s harnessed her writing and spending powers and created a wonderful blog called Summer Holly Day where she writes engaging reviews about the products she finds on her travels.

Holly very kindly invited me to design a bright and blooming new header for her blog, so here it is! It’s a lovely, relaxing read, so I urge you to check it out.