The Pickle Blog

We are influenced by a lot more than design around us, in our blog we will add photography, architecture, art and anything else that sparks our curiosity. All along with anything happening in the studio and our design classics.

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Calendar Round-Up

4th December 2018

December is a month of contradictions. It feels both still and slow, frozen in time as winter passes by. At the same … [Read more]

Map of America through song titles

A Musical Map of America

20th November 2018

My goodness what an epic task! British design studio Dorothy have created a musical map of the USA. So many songs reference … [Read more]

Plastic bottles that have been made with plastic taken directly from our seas

Using up Waste Plastic with Beautiful Design

9th November 2018

Kevin Murphy is a high-end hair care brand that sees their products as ‘skincare for the hair’, but this company has an … [Read more]

Two art prints by Jorey Hurley of the swimming pool

Graphic Art by Corey Hurley

23rd October 2018

It must come as no surprise being a graphic designer at all that I love graphic art. The simplicity, all the fluff … [Read more]

Architectural paintings of Mid Century buildings by Mark Dyball

The Architectural Art of Mark Dyball

3rd July 2018

I was scrolling through the blog of The Jealous Curator today. There is always something to catch my eye, this morning it … [Read more]

Hand typography of the Spotify logo

Famous Logos Get The Calligraphy Treatment

22nd May 2018

Mexican artist and art director Luis Lili uses his hand typography skills to breath fresh air into established brands. He takes world … [Read more]

Braun product design turned into the alphabet

The Braun Alphabet

10th April 2018

Well this looks cool, designer Gao Yang has created an alphabet to celebrate the legacy of Braun. All the letters are made … [Read more]

Photograph of vegetables from the Millbank brand

A Well Executed Brand

28th February 2018

Its nice to see a beautifully followed through brand! This one for Northern Irish farm Millbank is just one of those. The … [Read more]

Orange mood board

Here Comes the Sun

7th November 2017

We have been enjoying the most wonderful autumn, but today the soggy grey has descended. So I scoured the web for light … [Read more]

Pink, red and yellow colour dipped glossy wine bottle from Germany

Colour-Saturated Wine Design

18th July 2017

When you are considering which wine to buy these days there are beautiful labels every where you look vying for your attention. … [Read more]

Celtic Construction responsive website

Responsive Web Design

26th June 2017

Recently we have been making lots of websites responsive, or as Google phrases it, mobile friendly. This is like creating 3 websites … [Read more]

The 2017 Caroline Walker lifestyle homewares brochure

Three from the Studio

15th May 2017

We thought you would bring you some of the projects we have been working on recently. Life is always colourful at Pickle … [Read more]

Pickle Design design classics the Lambretta scooter, Panassonic clock, and Converse trainer

Design Classic Round Up

23rd December 2016

As our final blog post of the year, we thought we would bring you our Design Classic round up! We just loved … [Read more]

stamps designed to celebrate Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie Stamps

29th November 2016

To mark 100 years since the great crime writer published her first book, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, Royal Mail have released some … [Read more]

Cornwall Vintage travel poster

Vintage Travel Posters

16th August 2016

As you may well know (we don’t talk about it much) we have been inspired by vintage travel posters for this year’s … [Read more]

Tropical print inspiration

Tropical Breeze

19th July 2016

It is hot hot hot here in the studio today. Fan on, windows open and doors wide. So we thought we’d bring … [Read more]

The brand Pickle Design created with illustration in blue and green for Wadebridge Wine's gin festival

North Cornwall Gin Festival

11th July 2016

We’ve been busy! Its not long now until the Wadebridge Wines North Cornwall Gin Festival. The festival is on the 23rd of … [Read more]

chocolate packaging inspiration

Chocolate Packaging

30th June 2016

Oh what a fun project it would be to design a block of choc, that simple rectangular shape is a dream for … [Read more]

What is inspiring us in the studio this week

Weekly Musings From Emma

22nd April 2016

So many things have caught my eye and attention this week. As always I am drawn to colour, pattern and personalities. Today … [Read more]

An inspiring trip to Prague

Travel: The Czech Republic

1st April 2016

I recently return from a trip to the Czech Republic, some great days spent in bustling Prague and an excursion to the … [Read more]

March inspiration

Weekly Musings

15th March 2016

This weeks inspiration is far off, moody and exotic! Sea green, scenic cabinets and far away fashion. .. Emma 1 Natalie Martin, designer inspired … [Read more]

Print design for Nota Bene by Blok

Nota Bene Branding by Blok

23rd February 2016

This is a really gorgeous rebrand of a restaurant on Toronto’s Queen Street West. Nota Bene was relaunched in 2016, so chef … [Read more]

Creative inspiration at Pickle Design

Weekly Musings

3rd February 2016

A snapshot of where I have drawn my inspiration from this week. From aged circus lights to haute couture, from paper cups to neon. Feast … [Read more]

Exhibition of Polish graphic design

Polish Graphic Design from the 60s to the 21st Century

27th January 2016

This is right up my street! We looked at vintage logos and symbols when creating the Pickle Design brand, letting the era … [Read more]

Chen Nguyen print design by Fable

Clever Typographic Packaging Design by Fable

18th January 2016

I love this imaginative branding and packaging design for Chen Nguyen, they create pastries which are distributed throughout Vietnam and China. Fable … [Read more]