About

Founded in 2008 by British designer Rick Banks (Creative Director) and joined in 2013 by Annabel Welbury (Director), Face37 is a London based design studio, focusing on the fields of branding, graphic design and typography.

Our philosophy is simple. Ideas.

The very best design comes from an idea, an idea that anyone can understand and appreciate. Whether that’s working with a strategic idea for a multinational or a subtle idea designed within a piece of type, our way of working is to find a simple idea and express it in it’s simplest form. Whilst simplicity is not the primary aim, it is the by-product of a good idea.

This desire to execute good ideas provides the foundation of the studio’s design process.

Face37 has won numerous awards, including a TDC from the Type Directors Club in Tokyo, being featured in the Creative Review Annual, as well as recognition from D&AD and Creative Circle. Their work has been published internationally in various journals, books and magazines and their design products have sold worldwide from the Tate Modern in London, to the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Rick Banks lectures around the world on typography and branding.

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Branding & Identity
Type Design
Typography
Brand Guidelines
Art Direction
Book Design
Annual Reports
Web Design
Editorial Design
Print Literature
Packaging
Signage
Wayfinding
Event Branding
Generative design
Exhibition Design
Branded Environments
Name Generation

Clients

2K Gingham
Adam Lawrence
adidas
BKCP Bank
CBS
Channel 4
Clips & Footage
D&AD
Design Museum
Douwe Egberts
EE
Firebox
G-Star
Hammerton Brewery
Honda
HTC
Infiniti
Kelloggs
Lloyds Bank
Magma Books
Moo.com
MoMA
Musicians’ Union
Notegraphy
Rapier
Renault
Sonrisa Records
Starworks Group
Taschen
Tate
Triumph
Whitbread
University of Oxford
University of Lincoln
V&A Museum

Address

320 Beaux Arts Building, 10-18
Manor Gardens, London, N7 6JW

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