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The Tide

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Client: Greenwich Peninsula. Agency: Droga5. Year: 2019. Role: Creative Direction. Designer: Steph McArdle, Christian Sexty.

We developed the name, brand identity and launch campaign for London’s first cultural riverside ‘linear park’ on Greenwich Peninsula: The Tide. We wanted to encourage novelty-seeking Londoners to explore the pathway and its surroundings. The launch was based around promoting Turning Tides Festival — an event showcasing the types of experiences people will come to associate with The Tide.

Always different, always in transition, the fluid logomark represents the changing environment of Greenwich Peninsula — and the different ways Londoners can make use of this new space.

Coal Drops Yard

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Client: Coal Drops Yard; Agency: Droga5 London; Role: Design and creative direction; Artists, illustrators and photographers: Rosie Matheson, Flora Maclean, Straton Heron, Catherine Losing, Aleksandra Kingo, Maisie Cousins, Martin Parr, Jay Cover, Jack Sachs, Alva Skog, Nicolas Burrows, ManvsMachine, Anton Hjertstedt, Kyle Platts, Lucy Kirk, Charlotte Trounce, Sophy Hollington, Zoë More O’Ferrall, William Luz, Dan Woodger, Iwona Pinkowicz, John Sturrock, Anastasia Chebotareva (CSM), Charlotte Chowdhury (CSM), Harim Harz Park (CSM); Designers:  Matteo Alabiso, Tom Mattison, Year: 2018

Coal Drops Yard represents a new type of experience-led shopping. The visual identity and launch campaign are designed to showcase a variety of experiences — both commercial and non-commercial. The site itself has retained the arches from its original use as Victorian London’s coal store. The identity uses these shapes to literally frame or house everything you can find there — retailers, history, culture, community, spaces and even the people who built it. And as the space itself encourages serendipitous ‘real world’ social collisions, the design is ever-changing, always unexpected.

Cupra Visual Identity

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Client: Seat. Agency: Droga5. Year: 2020. Role: Creative Direction. Designers: Matteo Alibiso, Stephen Taylor, Michal Landa, Oli East. Photography: Piczo. CG: Welcom

‘Another Way’ is looking at the car from an unexpected perspective — one that includes the context of the driver.

Illuminated Seance

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We seek that connection,
Touch the glowing screen
Tell us which direction,
Ask the ghost in the machine

Image 02 photograph credit: Nadia Lee Cohen

Karma Kitchen

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Client: Karma Kitchen. Agency: Droga5. Year: 2019. Role: Creative Direction. Designer: Millie Tyler. Photography: Maisie Cousins

A playful identity that’s inspired by all the ingredients of a successful kitchen —equipment, ingredients, and creative energy — all coming together.

 

 

Meritocrazy

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Meritocrazy
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Meritocrazy
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Meritocrazy
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Meritocrazy
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Meritocrazy

“Meritocrazy describes itself as “even worse than Monopoly!” and mad as it may seem, it might even be better. Worth looking up if only to give you a better chance to examine every quip and complaint concealed behind the neon type on the box.”

— It’s Nice That

Chris Chapman is a Designer & Art Director
working across advertising and brand design.
He's currently Head of Design, Droga5 London.
Contact: chris@chapbook.cc or via Linkedin.