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!

! ! T Y P E ! !

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.

Happy Holidays x Collins

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.

Collins x The Brand Identity

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.

Collins Presents: Cameron Kozcon

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.

Archer Farms

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.

Collins x 30 Reasons

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.

Instagram Office

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

Collins + LESI

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.

Collins + VitaminWater

Excited to see our work for VitaminWater making its way into the world.

Collins + Todd Simmons

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!

Collins + Grilli Type

We’re thrilled to have Grilli Type’s Thierry Blancpain be the third guest in our COLLINS Presents speaker series.

Brian Collins+ BNC Amsterdam

Brian Collins spoke in Amsterdam at the first international Brand New Conference. He was joined at the event by Michael Wolff, founder of Wolff Olins as well as a series of design thought leaders from around the world. More information about the conference and the featured speakers can be found here.

Collins+HOW 2017

We are excited to announce Brian Collins will be speaking at the HOW 2017 Conference. More information coming soon!

Collins + HOW Design Live

Collins Partner Leland Maschmeyer will be a featured speaker at HOW Design Live this month in Atlanta. More information here.