Booz&Co this week was formally acquired by PwC as has rebranded as Strategy& Interested observers, clients and external partners to Booz will no doubt be interested to see how the integration of a niche strategic consulting firm is managed by such a corporate bohemath as PwC. We hope the transition is relatively smooth for our … Continue reading Booz&Co – or Strategy&…..
In October, Cue magazine celebrated FACT's 30th birthday. We were very pleased to have designed the 30 page supplement that was distributed worldwide to around 45,000 readers. FACT's journey is an interesting reflection of the entertainment industry and the rapid evolution in technologies that the last 30 years have witnessed. Our timeline graphic in the … Continue reading FACT – 30 years old
Tara and Laura, Handstand’s designers, also got lucky with Olympic tickets. After fighting with the website every waking hour they eventually managed to get their hands on athletics and women's football tickets from the drip fed, gold dust, print at home lot. All faith in London 2012 was restored and they had a great day … Continue reading We can’t get enough of the Olympics!
Things come always to an end. These two weeks at Handstand have been productive, challenging, and fun. Today is my last day of internship and I am thinking: what to do next? I have just graduated in Graphic Design and like thousand of people out there, I am trying to get something out of this … Continue reading The Intern Speaks
In a bid to help out new graduates and give them some hands on real world experience, Handstand has just said goodbye to its first intern after three busy weeks. Sam Parij, a student from Shillington College, London, has been getting his hands dirty with live work for clients such as FACT and EEF, been … Continue reading Graduates A Go-Go!
Last week we ventured out of the Handstand offices and down to GFSmith’s Beauty in the Making. We were treated to a short masterclass in paper-making (in gorgeous Colourplan blue), got our hands onto a letterpress and sat down for a lesson in folding envelopes – no, not cheap labour, just a fun bit of craft-working … Continue reading In the eye of the beholder…
Some exciting news from us guys here! We will be sponsoring the social media event ‘Sweet Retweets‘ hosted by Sue Keogh from Sookio and Christine Cawthorne from Crocstar Media. The Sweet Retweets workshop will cover: getting Liked on Facebook writing tweets that will really travel crafting killer titles to make sure your content gets read … Continue reading Sweet Retweets Workshop
At a recent seminar attended by team Handstand, the host investment bank’s global marketing director (a slightly foul-mouthed but engaging individual) assured his audience that in spite of the characteristic public apathy towards celebrating success in this country, we would be swelling with national pride in the run up to the Olympics. I suspect he … Continue reading Are the Olympics happening…??