The design is informed by the allegorical symbolism and striking juxtapositions characteristic of still-life: transient/ultimate, light/shadow, life/death. Essay designs are informed by 16th and 17th century dutch typography — a region and period synonymous with still life.
Barnbrook is one of Britain’s most well-known and highly regarded independent creative studios, based in London. We work with a variety of clients across the globe and projects of varying scales. From overseeing the brand identity and environmental graphics of Art Basel to our much-discussed David Bowie album covers.
Barnbrook’s contribution to design was recognised with a retrospective at the Design Museum in London entitled Friendly Fire in 2007.
59th Annual Grammy Awards – Winner of “Best Recording Package” for Blackstar, 2016
The Design Museum Museum Beazley Design of The Year – Winner of ‘Graphic Design of the Year’ for Blackstar, 2016
Currently because of COVID-19 we are unable to continue our internship scheme until further notice.
37 Bavaria Road
London N19 4EU
General & business enquiries: us(at)barnbrook.net