Author Archives for Neil Bowen

Branding Arthur Baker

June 12, 2014 10:37 am Published by Comments Off on Branding Arthur Baker

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.


VANS Pillow Heat Exhibition

May 30, 2014 10:47 am Published by Comments Off on VANS Pillow Heat Exhibition

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.


Ssshhhhh! Secret 7 2014 (Revealed)

May 1, 2014 4:48 pm Published by Comments Off on Ssshhhhh! Secret 7 2014 (Revealed)

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.


Olympic Nuts!

February 13, 2014 12:15 pm Published by Comments Off on Olympic Nuts!

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.


Into the Frame exhibition

January 31, 2014 11:19 am Published by Comments Off on Into the Frame exhibition

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.


THROW BACK HIP HOP DON’T STOP THURSDAY

January 23, 2014 12:03 pm Published by Comments Off on THROW BACK HIP HOP DON’T STOP THURSDAY

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.


Throw Back D’n’B Thursday!

November 7, 2013 11:36 am Published by Comments Off on Throw Back D’n’B Thursday!

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...


The Great Hip Hop Hoax

October 30, 2013 5:45 pm Published by Comments Off on The Great Hip Hop Hoax

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...


Intern – Maija Purins

August 16, 2013 2:53 pm Published by Comments Off on Intern – Maija Purins

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...


Dave Gaskarth @ Boston Gallery

July 9, 2013 4:58 pm Published by Comments Off on Dave Gaskarth @ Boston Gallery

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 Black Sabbath – Creating the cover

May 15, 2013 1:48 pm Published by Comments Off on Watch Black Sabbath – Creating the cover

Watch a short film from behind the scenes at the Black Sabbath album cover shoot we've just finished art directing and designing......


Zip day out

May 14, 2013 2:38 pm Published by Comments Off on Zip day out

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.


Secret 7’s 2013

May 1, 2013 9:25 am Published by Comments Off on Secret 7’s 2013

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...


New Black Sabbath artwork

April 10, 2013 12:07 pm Published by Comments Off on New Black Sabbath artwork

Over the past few months we have been busy working on the new album campaign for legendary British rockers Black Sabbath.