We're not past being innovative ourselves here at Silvertoad. However, we do have role models as well, but whilst we respect them, we're not in awe of the big boys. Like everyone else though, they had to grow and start somewhere like us. Take a look...

Helvetica, yes. Comic Sans, no way. Font snobbery used to be limited to us Graphic Designers, but now everyone’s at it. What does your company's choice say about your brand? For a long time, only graphic designers could be accused of being font snobs. Despite the...

Home Office accused of illegal font use on illegal immigrants campaign A French type designer has accused the UK Home Office of using his typeface without permission on its recent anti-illegal immigration van campaign.   Fabien Delage says the Home Office used his Plane Crash font on its...

Silvertoad Ltd. Posse are always on the ball with new and cutting edge ideas and trends. Although we like to be trendsetters rather than electric sheep, we still try whenever possible to attend talks and exhibitions put on at the Design Museum down on the...

Please read this excellent essay about the way new technology in the graphic design agency has shifted the balance of creative control. The article is reasonably old but still pertinent.  Silvertoad Ltd. will add their own views on these thoughts and angles with an office...

Silvertoad Ltd. have been mesmerised by this wonderful site that celebrates adverstising typography from the first half of the twentieth century. As this style is seeing a popular resurgence in the design industry it wouldn't harm anybody to take a leisurely (or even quick) glance...

Alphabetical has designed a series of publications for University of the Arts London, promoting the organisation’s Student Enterprise and Employability (SEE) arm. The three covers Alphabetical has designed a series of publications for University of the Arts London, promoting the organisation’s Student Enterprise and Employability (SEE) arm. The...

Anyone of a certain age in the UK will recall the Street Sounds Electro LPs.  Electro 1 and the subsequent series were compilation LPs that showcased and mixed together eight of the latest nuclear funk tracks of the day (bands like Newcleus / Grandmaster Flash...

When it comes to capturing the distinct flavour of a city, no one does it quite like Olivo Barbieri. The Italian photographer has devoted much of his career documenting, from above, the rise and sprawl of cities from Las Vegas to Shanghai. In celebration of a...