“To imagine how a brand will live in a world with so many competing entities, you need to have a vivid imagination and maybe some mystical influences, whether from classic literature, self-help and business books, or fantasy and sci-fi.” Our Founder & CCO Brian Collins talks about the stories that have most influenced him and his career. Read the full interview here on Moxie Sozo.
Today we stand in solidarity with our ladies. #InternationalWomensDay reinforces the foundational principles that we are all created equal.
Listen & love… COLLINS SOUNDS
Proud to see our work with the Target Creative Team & Dwell Magazine covered on BP&O. Check the article out here.
Be sure to follow COLLINS SOUNDS on Spotify to hear what our team is listening to behind the scenes each month. Our January playlist is a compilation of songs that inspire us, and get us in the right headspace to make cool shit. Happy listening!
Taking our love of typeface design to the next level — we’ve been quietly crafting our own. Here’s a sample of what’s developing for our very first one.
All the best to everyone this holiday season. May all your wishes come true in 2017.
Collins worked over the past year to create a new identity for athletic brand Mission. Mission’s goal is to deliver world-class innovations that meet the needs of an athletic lifestyle. Their amazing roster of athletes include Serena Williams, Dwyane Wade and Drew Brees.
We were interviewed last week by the amazing design blog, The Brand Identity! Thanks to Elliott for all of the great questions. Read the full interview here.
Wednesday Nov. 2nd we are very exciting to be hosting Cameron Kozcon, the founder of Fictive Kin, Teux Deux and Brooklyn Beta for our Collins Presents speaker series.
Collins worked with Target to redesign the packaging of their private label coffee brand Archer Farms. It recently was featured as The Dieline’s packaging of the month. See it here.
We join 29 other designers in the 30 day run-up to the election to create posters in support of Hillary Clinton. Here’s ours. And yes, it’s 💩. And, of course, on November 8th - vote.
With its recent move to new office space in Menlo Park, Instagram looked to us to craft an experience worthy of the photo-sharing platform. An airy aesthetic with vibrant accents — the entryway for guests to enjoy and relax in is mostly white and minimalistic, featuring a rotation of community-sourced images on its towering walls. More here
On Friday night at the Greek Theatre in Berkley, California, we launched the Live Experimental Spacial Instrument (LESI), an interactive engine that allows people to control their own artistic and musical experience in real time. We worked with the amazing designer/programmer Jono Brandel on it. Check it out here.
Excited to see our work for VitaminWater making its way into the world.
This week at COLLINS Presents we are hosting Todd Simmons, Vice President of Brand Experience & Design at IBM. Todd will be speaking about design, branding and experiential design at IBM. We may have a few extra seats, so stay tuned!