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Styrene, designed by Berton Hasebe, is his latest exploration of proportion and simplicity in When I did the Emperor logo inI had absolutely no clue that the band would become so big. It works for them, and enforces their stand. New Logo and Identity for Juventus by Interbrand.

The way he can visualize a word or title and put it to paper is brilliant. Timmac, Christophe would be a great guy to study for type understanding, even if he is on the extreme end of things.

I never saw the second one used anywhere. A potential client could actually be in such an amazing band as Wolves in the Throne Room who had a small budget at the time they were looking for a new logo.

My process of executing logos has evolved tremendously. Also, those Wolves in the Throne Room logos rule.

As a result, the amount of requests has decreased drastically. Your opinion… On Christophe’s Metal-ness.

Brand New: A Conversation with Christophe Szpajdel

In an increasingly globalised world, some designs still stand out with unparalleled magnificence. Does anybody ask for editable vector files in the computer or are they happy with the scans you provide? Transparencies in design Transparency is a powerful attribute in design, carrying a personality that can There is such a competition with artists and illustrators from Asia or Eastern Europe that any band with a tight budget can get an excellent logo for as little as christoph dollars.


I must say that US dollars is a very affordable price but still high enough to deter small prospects or anyone looking for a free handout.

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Now, I am calling on exhibition opportunities as they play a crucial role in showcasing the vast logd of my work to newer audiences, attracting new types of audience that simply are eager on discovering some never seen before aesthetics in typography, calligraphy, graphic design and letter art.

Thanks to my buddy FultonI have a copy right by my side. All of the logos you see in this post were hand-drawn. szpajde,

And are you ready for this? Yap its an amazing book, and a very slick production as well, givin the black metal design scene some respect! He makes posters and all kinds of cool stuff. February 8, at Some are beautiful while others are macabre. Having logos created that are often unreadable by most can almost be seen as code within the genre. Comspot is a rounded, typewriter-flavoured font family with a human touch.

Lord of the Logos, Christophe Szpajdel

I am receiving a fair deal of messages like someone asking me for sketches; If they like the sketches, then they will ask me to do more and talk money. February 12, at A Conversation with Christophe Szpajdel Reviewed. Did you approach the mural differently than you do logos? All of a sudden, there was some epic beauty in all of the darkness surrounding metal. Art Marks is a compendium of logos from galleries, photographers, artists, museums, educational institutions, Logos in black and white will remain the main body of my work as I feel a lot more comfortable and I can move around with my art gear a lot easier.

At the point I had to increase my rates to a minimum of dollars U. I am in touch with different artists, local and international ones, as I am currently seeking advice. However you are absolutely right, they are very complex from a standard branding point of view. How much of your time goes to designing band logos and how much to other professional or artistic endeavors? In a recent e-mail exchange I had with Christophe, one thing led to another, and he designed some UnderConsideration logos shown directly below and we stroke a conversation that I am reproducing here, along with plenty of visuals.


From an artistic point of view I think they are great. Now in Production — and continued rocking logos as hard as possible. I do think that might be too much death metal to handle for some of them! Bradford, a once prosperous city in Is this something you are looking to do more of, moving into larger, full-color projects?

The Type System JS1 is a modular display type system available in 5 weights 1, The budget is christopge necessarily what I am aiming at. New Logo for Treebo. zspajdel

Lord of the Logos | Christophe Szpajdel | Extreme Metal Logo Artist

It should also be noted that bands in this genre of music szlajdel metal, black metal, etc often reject the typical notions of branding, or even rebel against it.

Today I have a very rare break in content form on Brand New. February 10, at If you like what you see I highly recommend picking up his book aptly titled Lord of the Logos.