we do... design & creative direction

The Life and Times of Call the Midwife

design & creative direction

Working closely with Harper Collins Publishers and Neal St Productions, we were commissioned to design a TV tie-in book, including much of the behind-the-scenes photography.

 

We are Laura Set Sale

design & creative direction / digital / events

For one week in October, We Are Laura staged a maritime takeover inside a Boxpark shipping container. Throughout the week, everyone was invited to join us in crafting a vast paper based seaside-inside installation. There was talks and workshops from other creative contributors, all with a marine theme, building up to the grand finale where together we assembled the sea-scape in less than 24 hours, before it disappeared, like messages written in sand.

Watch the timelapse here

 

Pop Up

design & creative direction / digital / image-making

Pop-up Projects CIC are a community interest company who engage children and families, schools and communities through books, stories, and the people who make them. Our role was to design marketing materials, website and a design style to be used throughout their collateral.

 

Paint the Town - Barking

design & creative direction / branding / regeneration

Paint the Town is a high-street regeneration project commissioned by Barking and Dagenham council. The objective of the scheme was to brighten Barking town centre, particularly the shop fronts and shutters.

 

ESV Bible Rebrand

design & creative direction / branding

The ESV (English Standard Version) Bible is one of the world’s fastest growing Bible translations. We were commissioned by Collins to design a brand identity that would represent ESV in the UK and EU. 

 

New Windows on Willesden Green

design & creative direction / branding / regeneration

Commissioned by The Architecture Foundation for Brent Council and Design for London, New Windows on Willesden Green was an Outer London Fund project to regenerate Willesden High Road. Partnered with “Glorious Beginnings”, a children's Christian bookshop, our aim was to push the project beyond window displays and transform the entire shop front.

 

Project Evolution 

design & creative direction

In 2012, Harper Collins publisher asked us to take part Project Evolution – A Brief for Well Designed Books. Taking A Land by Jacquetta Hawkes as the case study, we were asked to research every aspect of the book design.

 

Shopportunity – Wood Street

design & creative direction / regeneration

Shopportunity was a shop front regeneration scheme run by East Architects and Waltham Forest Council. Artists and designers were paired with local traders on Wood Street in Walthamstow to produce improvements to the shop fronts and encourage cultural and economic growth in the area.

 

Inmidtown Habitats

design & creative direction / branding

Commissioned by the Architecture Foundation, Inmidtown Habitats was an exhibition based in an empty retail unit at Central Saint Giles, Holborn. Our challenge was to make all the exhibitor prototypes and information to be viewable from outside at street level.

 

O Collections Magazine

design & creative direction / photography

O Collections is the in-store consumer magazine for Oasis fashion. In conjunction with Mill. Co, We Are Laura art directed, re-branded and re-designed the AW10 issue.

 

Invitations & Stationery

design & creative direction

Commissioned invites and stationery designed for weddings and birthdays.

 

The Mill Co. Project

design & creative direction / branding / digital

The Mill. Co Project is a creative social enterprise, based in East London, offering affordable workspace for creatives. We Are Laura created the brand identity, website, signage and all marketing materials for the events and exhibitions.

Chats Palace

design & creative direction / branding / regeneration

Identity and outdoor branding for Chats Palace, a community arts and entertainment centre in Hackney. 

 

BBC Worldwide

design & creative direction

BBC Worldwide host a yearly showcase conference taking over the whole of the Brighton Centre. The theme for 2010 was “The World’s Storyteller”. Laura Middlehurst art directed and designed all graphic elements, including; branding, catalogues, brochures, promos, screens, wall graphics and branded notebooks.

 

Codasign

design & creative direction / image-making

Codasign run workshops and events in the creative use of technology. They commissioned us to produce new flyers, posters and banners to showcase their style.

 

Phrased & Confused

design & creative direction / digital

Phrased and Confused combine music and poetry to create events, festivals and publications. Taking their existing branding as a starting point, we were commissioned to design their website, a literature festival fanzine and marketing materials for a theatre event.

 

Co-operative

design & creative direction

Commissioned by The Co-operative, in conjunction with Mill Co., we produced a print in celebration of Co-operatives United. The print was applied to t-shirts and bags for the 2012 International Year of the Co-operatives conference.

 

Lisa Stannard

design & creative direction / branding / digital

Lisa Stannard is an international textile designer and illustrator based in Manchester. We were commissioned to create an identity and portfolio website, and recently swing-tags for her new fashion range.

 

Lunar Youth

design & creative direction / branding / image-making

Commissioned by Everybody’s Music Management to produce an identity and cover artwork for new act “Lunar Youth”.

 

Foodari

design & creative direction / photography

Foodari provide a home delivery service for locally sourced produce. We were commissioned to produce a set of flyers to communicate the directness and freshness of the produce.