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Apropos is a multi-disciplinary graphic design studio. We offer art direction, create brand identities, and build print and digital solutions. Our clients come from culture, media, sport, fashion, science, technology and financial sectors.
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Submissions to an open call for poster designs at the 2014 Graphic Design Festival in Breda. The brief asked professionals, amateurs and students to create posters against an unusual brief whereby participants were invited to adopt the perspective of poet, journalist, scientist or agitator. Read More >


Design Essentials is an independent shop in Saffron Walden, sourcing artwork and products from a diverse and constantly changing collection of designer-makers. We created a simple brand identity lending itself to a high-impact window campaign. Bold type in bright colours with a distinctive sense of humour were chosen to reinforce the unpretentious philosophy and accessible high-street design offer. Read More >


Liam Halligan is an experienced broadcaster and journalist. He is currently economics editor for the Sunday Telegraph. Liam was previously economics correspondent for Channel Four News and he regularly appears on television and radio. Read More >


Frontier is a leading economics consulting firm involved in some of the most interesting, topical and high profile issues in the world of business and economics. Read More >



#Found is the latest Apropos studio research project:
“A collection of lost and discarded objects gathered from towns, villages, streets, footpaths, fields and beaches, up and down the country during 2012-13.” Read More >


Blam of Print-Process invited 101 designers to render “Bowie” in a font of their own choosing, be it a ready-made or custom design. The results have been gathered on a poster to commemorate the forthcoming David Bowie is show at the Victoria & Albert Museum. Read More >


Established in 1825 Clarks is one of the oldest footwear companies in the world. They are a truly international brand with offices in 35 countries selling more than 50 million pairs of shoes each year making Clarks the biggest everyday footwear brand in the world. Read More >


Working on an identity for architect Jason Bagge. I made a custom type face which combines the classical characteristics of a serif type face with the modernity of a stencil design to arrive at a contemporary organic marque.
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Back in March 2011 Apropos was invited by Salomon to take part in a paid pitch to design a new global brand logotype for the mountain sports company. The key aspect of the brief was to re-introduce the heritage-S symbol, which had been used by Salomon for the majority of its history. Read More >

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27.03.14 Light Traffic Only – Tour de France Special Edition

Latest incarnation of our cups and towels in celebration of Le Tour. Read More >

12.03.14 Blog – Creative Front Futures

Guest-blog in preparation for my talk at the Cambridge event. Read More >

30.01.14 ISPO Munich 2014

International winter sports trade fair in Germany. Read More >

21.11.13 M!MS – Maximum Irony Maximum Sincerity

Coach trip to Bedford with Andy Holden and friends. Read More >

02.11.13 Mosaic 3DX Conference

Inaugural conference in Cambridge – visualisation and digital graphics in science, engineering and the arts. Read More >

17.10.13 The Artist and Public Sensibility: 1741 to 2013 at the Foundling Museum

An evening discussion event with David Heathcote, Matilda Pye, Jacqueline Riding and Mark Wallinger. Read More >

11.10.13 Darbyshire, Rickett, Parsons and Barateiro at Kettle’s Yard

New work by four artists reacting to the collection and displayed in the house, gallery and church on the Castle Hill site. Read More >

13.09.13 Richard Rogers ‘Inside Out’ at RA Burlington Gardens

A BIG retrospective of the hugely influential architect’s projects, ideas and philosophy. Read More >

04.09.13 Mallorca with Don Ernesto

A week on the Spanish island with a Hemingway book. Read More >

11.07.13 The Making of #Found

The development of our latest studio research project. Read More >

24.04.13 Cambridge Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology

A visit to the newly re-furbished university museum. Read More >

22.04.13 The Beat at The Square

80′s Two-Tone band play The Square in Harlow. Read More >

23.03.13 Schwitters in Britain

Collage, assemblage, sculpture and installation by ‘degenerate’ german artist who settled in the Lake District. Read More >

24.01.13 VIVID Design Conference

International design conference held at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. Read More >

14.01.13 Aid & Abet ‘Temporary Residence’ at Kettle’s Yard

Kettle’s Yard invite artist run gallery Aid & Abet to exhibit work and hold a programme of events at their Castle Hill site. Read More >