Founded by composer Charlie Barber in 1989, Sound Affairs stages strikingly innovative concerts and events featuring new music juxtoposed with cinema, theatre, dance and video and has recently been recognised with a BBC Wales Arts Award for its “progressive, bold and enterprising work”. The anniversary logo will appear on all marketing material in the lead up to and throughout the anniversary year in 2019.
Brochure promoting the operas of award-winning composer Lynne Plowman and librettist Martin Riley. Produced in separate English and German versions, featuring photography by Clive Barda, Neil Bennett, Mojoffoto, Brian Tarr and David Illman.
Meg Ella is a young singer songwriter who wanted a powerful and flexible branding device that she could use as her career develops. Her first single Bramble Arms was released in January 2016.
Branding and print for the world’s most prestigious classical singing competition.
“thank you for all the help and support you have given - and for the accurate, attractive and well designed print, entirely fit for purpose, which somehow, despite everything thrown at you, emerges from you, without fail, each year.” Marketing Manager, BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2011
Brand identity developed for a new Community Interest Company promoting visual arts, sport and physical activity in Herefordshire.
Branding design and newsletter template.
“the feedback I’ve had on Issue 1 so far re the design is that it looks very striking and very professional! Which is great!” Editor of Quarterly newsletter.
Brand style and photomontages for print to celebrate the Magdalena’s Project’s 25th anniversary. The Legacy & Challenge festival held in Cardiff invited participants from across the world to perform, participate and debate theatre.
“It looks absolutely beautiful.” - Magdalena Director
Branding and print for the Norwegian Opera Studio.
Poster and postcards for Sound Affairs production Michelangelo - Drawing Blood, inspired by Michelangelo’s drawings for his lost masterpiece The Battle of Cascina.
Branding for the Wales European Centre in Brussels.
Poster, postcard and press pack design for the film Camarada Presidente, the story of Mozambique’s Samora Michel. The documentary has been selected for showing at the South African Encounters Documentary Film Festival, the Seattle International Film Festival, the Chicago International Film Festival and it won a special mention at the 2012 Dubai International Film Festival.
“I have been trying to write this letter since last night but could not find the right words to express my gratitude. When we wrote to you asking for your assistance I never believed that by today we would be holding the press kit, poster and postcard. The work is fantastic and I will be very proud to show it to the world.” - Mosco Kamwendo, Director
Branding and print for Aberystwyth University’s Launch Festival - showcasing the work of students graduating from the Department of Film, Theatre & Television Studies.
“a brilliant poster!” - Department Manager
Postcards and eflyer promoting a music theatre collaboration between Moving Being and the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. Morfydd Owen was one of Wales’s most talented composers. Her life was cut short in mysterious circumstances soon after she married the pioneering psychoanalyst Ernest Jones - a man with a passion for ice skating …
Bright, eye-catching display stands. Quick to produce. Easy to transport and erect. Can be single or double sided, with various options for sizes, stand type, lighting etc.
Branding and leaflet for new theatre company Chainworks Productions. Their name is a nod to the iconic Brown & Lennox Chainworks in Pontypridd where they’re based. The company is also planning multimedia collaborations, forays into film, video, dance, flashmobs and further adventures.
Circular desktop calendar in a CD case produced for Valleys Kids. This project was sponsored by Comic Relief and promotes ideas for responsible drinking. “Loving the calendar … I shall miss this bit of the job the most - giving you a half thought through idea and scrappy bits of art and you turning out a polished piece of art. Thank you.” Valleys Kids’ Development Co-ordinator.
Branding and print for the annual Vale of Glamorgan Festival promoting the work of contemporary composers.
“We’ve had a lot of positive feedback and we’re thrilled with the quality of everything you produced.” - Vale of Glamorgan Festival Marketing
I was commissioned to design this Annual Review for the Care Council for Wales. In addition to the bilingual printed books, I also created an online version which included short video clips about the Council’s work.
© 2016 Steve Allison Design