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Frame_ is an exciting new Birmingham-based art project (curated by Elly Clarke), designed to reach audiences who wouldn't normally visit galleries or consider buying art. The idea is to have work displayed in places unrelated to the art world, such as public spaces, coffee shops and other city centre retail outlets, making the process of buying art more accessible to everyone . Or as they far more eloquently phrase ...

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Eye Candy – Festival of Visual Culture, Birmingham.

October saw the first ever Eye Candy Festival, a Festival of Visual Culture based in Birmingham. Studio BC created the logo for the event, working with the event organisers and a small team of talented Brummie creatives who were participating too. The weekend was a brilliant showcase of creativity, with an interesting line up of guest speakers, including the mightly Mr Bingo, Mini Moderns and Birmingham ...

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Christmas Cards – Letterpress loveliness

For Christmas 2012 we've had our Christmas cards printed by a brilliant new letterpress studio called Cherry Press. The cards were designed by our own fair hands, and though we did have a go printing them ourselves on the 128 year old press, we thought it might be better to leave the final job to the experts. But it did give us some ideas for the future... We're really pleased with them. So who wants to be on ...

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The Rubikons – Slade Rooms Gig Poster

With their first gig in two years complete, The Rubikons swiftly moved on from their warm up to their homecoming. Once again we were more than happy to step up to the challenge and create an accompanying visual for the band's celebration. The brief was to continue with the direction of the last design (see below) and create a visual that would showcase the celebration of The Rubikons arrival in their ...

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Creative Machines Ad in Print

Its always great to see something you've crafted finished and in print. Heres our ad for TROVE's Creative Machines show in The Event City ...

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Creative Machines – Trove at The Event

  Birmingham has a thriving young visual arts scene, with a growing number of galleries and collectives producing intriguing exhibitions and collaborations. One of these is The Event, and we were excited to be involved (in our own Studio BC way) by creating visuals for TROVE's contribution. TROVE are a contemporary art programme with a knack of finding unusual and atmospheric spaces within which to ...

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The Rubikons – Sunflower Lounge Gig Poster

Music posters have always been a fascination of ours. There is always something intriguing about a design which completely encapsulates the band's era, style and sound. Last month we had the opportunity to get creative for local band The Rubikons. It was to be their first gig together in over two years, so they planned a quiet affair as a warm up before their hometown comeback in December. As the venue was the ...