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.
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.
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, 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.
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
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...
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Last week the Zip team headed to Soho to check out photographer Michael Putlands latest exhibition Michael Putlands: A Life in Music 50.
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.
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'.
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...
Back in 2001 we were commissioned to create a title sequence for a fascinating three part documentary on the history of house music...
Over the past few weeks we have been working closely with legendary producer Arthur Baker creating a new brand for his latest label project titled Baked.
Here at Zip we're big fans of skateboarding and the part VANS played in it's history. Nick recently made a set of prints using VANS lost and forgotten shoe box designs.
So the cat is well and truly out of the bag now on this years Secret 7... So many amazing sleeves at the exhibition this year, we were well chuffed to contribute.
For a throw back thursday we thought what better than a nod to James 'Woodsy' Woods with a little look back at our Lo-Fidelity Allstars Sleeves.
Last night we went to the amazing installation titled ‘Into the Frame’. ‘Into the Frame’ is a synaesthetic installation which explores and feel a new creative 3D dimension.
Here's a classic #TBT for all you Hip Hop geeks, I mean fans. Way way back when Zip was in it's early days we created a series of classic Hip Hop sleeves.
The legendary Suburban Base are soon to release their amazing back catalogue onto iTunes. We've been lucky enough to prepare all the old artwork...
Back around 2006 we created a super fun campaign for a new hip hop act who were about to break through and take the UK by storm...
We recently had the lovely Maija Purins a talented young illustrator intern here with us at Zip. We let her skills loose on the Zip studio...
Zip's Dave Gaskarth was recently invited to exhibit at the Boston Gallery as part of June's Pan festival across New York and Boston.
Watch a short film from behind the scenes at the Black Sabbath album cover shoot we've just finished art directing and designing......
We downed pencils and pens and got out of the studio to check out the Light Show at the Hayward before it closed. Amazing, we loved it.
We were lucky enough to be invited to contribute to this years Secret 7’s exhibition Our studio got crafty making bespoke 7” sleeves for Public Enemy, Jessie Ware and Sir Elton John...
Over the past few months we have been busy working on the new album campaign for legendary British rockers Black Sabbath.
Our latest artist Maverick Sabre on beeb’s morning tv. He just received 2nd place for the Critics Choice Award on The Brit Awards 2012 as well....going from strength to strength!