Author Archives for Neil Bowen

MK Skate – Rolling into history

September 26, 2019 12:30 pm Published by Comments Off on MK Skate – Rolling into history

MK Skate is a new lottery funded heritage programme working with the skateboarding community of Milton Keynes to capture and tell the city’s unique skate story.


A Concrete Jungle

January 21, 2019 4:28 pm Published by Comments Off on A Concrete Jungle

When one of our clients moved their head office to the neighbourhood we wanted to welcome them with a gift, a plant (as you do).


Triton Submarines & Aston Martin

September 10, 2018 9:00 am Published by Comments Off on Triton Submarines & Aston Martin

Project Neptune, Aston Martin's foray into the submersibles market, a collaboration with Triton Submarines to redefine luxury and performance for the select few.


Charlene Soraia New Album Coming Soon!

September 1, 2018 9:00 am Published by Comments Off on Charlene Soraia New Album Coming Soon!

Peacefrog commissioned Zip to create Charlene Soraia's new campaign, the label decided to go with the raw recordings she made in the early morning hours before sunrise, just Charlene and her guitar in her flat.


Dirty Vegas – Days Go By

August 1, 2018 9:00 am Published by Comments Off on Dirty Vegas – Days Go By

We've just created this sleeve for Dirty Vegas, Days Go By (The Retrospective). The album features the band's most popular tracks including Simple Things, Days Go By, Human Love and many more.


POP MUSIC 1967-2017 Exhibition

July 1, 2018 9:00 am Published by Comments Off on POP MUSIC 1967-2017 Exhibition

We were privileged to have had some of our work featured in the 'Pop Music 1967-2017 Graphisme & Musique' design exhibition firstly in Grenoble and then Paris.


Secret 7″ is back!

June 1, 2018 9:00 am Published by Comments Off on Secret 7″ is back!

After it’s year hiatus, Secret 7’ the art & music charity show returned and we were thrilled to be invited back. The charity chosen to be 2018’s recipient was Mind. Plus a brand new home at The Jetty, Greenwich Peninsula.


DB11 Launch – Colour & Trim Presentation Boxes

June 1, 2018 9:00 am Published by Comments Off on DB11 Launch – Colour & Trim Presentation Boxes

As part of the official launch for Aston Martin's latest production model the DB11, Zip was commissioned to create a series of handmade boxes to house a selected range of colour & trim options


ZIP IS ON THE MOVE!

February 8, 2018 11:34 am Published by Comments Off on ZIP IS ON THE MOVE!

We have a charming new studio in Camden and we’d love to show it off to you. We’re now more central,... View Article


Fedrigoni 2018 Calendar

November 15, 2017 3:36 pm Published by Comments Off on Fedrigoni 2018 Calendar

Paper specialists Fedrigoni invited leading UK-based creatives to contribute a piece of work for their forthcoming 2018 calendar '365'. ZIP was assigned the number 30 at random, with our design being an open interpretation of this date/number...


NEW ARETHA FRANKLIN ALBUM COVER

August 31, 2017 3:34 pm Published by Comments Off on NEW ARETHA FRANKLIN ALBUM COVER

To be asked by Rhino Records to be part of designing an album to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin's historic signing was an opportunity we grabbed with both hands.


Schuh Edinburgh Fringe Festival Window

August 31, 2017 3:25 pm Published by Comments Off on Schuh Edinburgh Fringe Festival Window

The high street footwear brand Schuh approached us to design and produce the window installation for their Edinburgh (Frederick Street) branch to celebrate the Fringe Festival which is one of the largest arts festivals in the world.


Aeroboat Branding for Claydon Reeves

June 6, 2017 9:30 am Published by Comments Off on Aeroboat Branding for Claydon Reeves

We're incredibly delighted to share our latest branding project for Aeroboat. We worked closely with award winning superyacht design studio Claydon Reeves to forge a logo worthy of their astonishing luxury line of cruisers.


Ceramic Art London 2017

April 7, 2017 9:18 am Published by Comments Off on Ceramic Art London 2017

Ceramic Art London, the world’s leading contemporary ceramic art fair, returned for the 13th year at Central Saint Martins, and as we had helped with some of the collateral we were kindly invited to the preview show.


The magical world of Parekh & Singh

February 1, 2017 10:53 am Published by Comments Off on The magical world of Parekh & Singh

We recently collaborated with Kolkata based pop duo Parekh & Singh on their UK debut LP Ocean. The Indian duo are breaking ground with a recent live session on BBC6 Music


New Zero Point Branding

January 31, 2017 11:20 am Published by Comments Off on New Zero Point Branding

We were recently approached by British choreographer and artist Darren Johnston to create the branding for his light and video projection show titled Zero Point...


Busted – Night Driver

January 1, 2017 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Busted – Night Driver

Charlie, James and Matt are back together with a new electronic sound, Busted have returned and Zip were kindly invited to create their all new look.


The World of Charles and Ray Eames

February 3, 2016 12:03 pm Published by Comments Off on The World of Charles and Ray Eames

Zip finally got the chance to visit the Barbican and catch the Eames exhibition. It’s a brilliantly comprehensive exhibition that really captures the breadth of the couple’s work.


Quintessence Yachts

January 6, 2016 2:18 pm Published by Comments Off on Quintessence Yachts

Earlier in 2015 we were approached by Dutch based luxury yacht builders Quintessence as they wanted our expertise on their latest project. Stay tuned for the full project reveal, coming soon!


We Made Sense – Harvey Nichols Windows

October 7, 2015 3:21 pm Published by Comments Off on We Made Sense – Harvey Nichols Windows

Dipping into the Zip Archives again for another #tbt, we're found this great project for Harvey Nichols. A few years back we were commissioned by the Knightsbridge store to create a set of windows.


30 Years of Jim Phillips Screaming Hand

August 17, 2015 11:02 am Published by Comments Off on 30 Years of Jim Phillips Screaming Hand

This year is the 30th anniversary of Jim Phillips iconic Screaming hand illustration. Phillips first created the hand design for Santa Cruz skateboards back in 1985 and it has remained one of skateboardings most iconic graphics.


Secret 7’s 2015

June 8, 2015 2:10 pm Published by Comments Off on Secret 7’s 2015

Zip has once again taken part in this years Secret 7’s exhibition that was held at Somerset House in London. With over 700 amazing sleeves by artists and designers including Paul Smith, Sir Peter Blake, Yoko Ono, and Julian Opie, we were very please to be a part of this great charity event.


Zip Logo Evolution

April 22, 2015 2:43 pm Published by Comments Off on Zip Logo Evolution

If you're a regular visitor to Zip's website you'll have noticed we recently launched our new look site featuring lots of recent work and our latest Zip logo. We thought being as it's #TBT we should also dig out all the old Zip logos.


Lagonda Project Coming Very Soon!

February 14, 2015 9:54 am Published by Comments Off on Lagonda Project Coming Very Soon!

Over the last year we've been busy beavering away on a project for luxury car manufacturer Aston Martin Lagonda (AML). Keep you eyes peeled for the full project reveal coming very soon on our website.


Human Logo Book

November 20, 2014 3:58 pm Published by Comments Off on Human Logo Book

We were recently invited by Counter-Print to contribute to their new book entitled 'Human logo'. The book is a collection of people-based logos.


Michael Putland

November 11, 2014 3:11 pm Published by Comments Off on Michael Putland

Last week the Zip team headed to Soho to check out photographer Michael Putlands latest exhibition Michael Putlands: A Life in Music 50.


Warner Music TV Compilations

October 14, 2014 11:30 am Published by Comments Off on Warner Music TV Compilations

Recently the Zip crew have been working with the Warner Music TV team creating some super fun, eclectic compilation artwork. Here’s a few of our favourites.


Lee Gamble — Mimas Skank Video

August 29, 2014 1:19 pm Published by Comments Off on Lee Gamble — Mimas Skank Video

Zips' designer Dave Gaskarth recently finished a video for Pan's Lee Gamble. Lee has just been profiled in the Rolling Stones '10 New Artists You Need to Know'.


Moon artwork found in charity shop

July 22, 2014 11:57 am Published by Comments Off on Moon artwork found in charity shop

Zips' Nick wandered down to Kilburn hunting for records in charity shops. Although he didn't manage to find any records, he did find a piece of music history...


#tbt Our Pump Up The Volume Titles

July 15, 2014 11:39 am Published by Comments Off on #tbt Our Pump Up The Volume Titles

Back in 2001 we were commissioned to create a title sequence for a fascinating three part documentary on the history of house music...