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Lord of the Logos

I had to seek for some help from a California-based friend Artist and Graphic Designer, Nino Meija, to help me with digitizing the files and invoicing process. I wrote about him on my music blog and tried my hand at making one of these logos myself.

As a result, the amount of requests ghe decreased drastically. This book is bulging with all three.

New Logo for Tastemade. As well, this is a chance to boost the sales of my monograph book Lord of the Olgoswhich is, 5 years on, still available from Gestalten and still in print.

How has been for you, work-wise? Less clients means that I can spend more quality time around each customer.

New Logo for U. Today I have a very rare break in content form on Brand New. The hardest was to maintain proportion and working in a very narrow street where I could szppajdel stand back and look at the entirety of my work. I have saved money in lawyers and court costs and got a very nice deal. They have such a great reputation otherwise.

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Now, I am calling on exhibition opportunities as they play a crucial role in showcasing the vast body 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. Timmac, Christophe would be a great guy to study for type understanding, even if he is on the extreme end of things. The assignment is to create the brand and packaging for a band.


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. Yap its an amazing book, and a very slick production as well, givin the black metal design scene some respect!

It’s the first interview I’ve conducted and published here but I have soft spot for the topic. The Type System JS1 is a modular display type system available in 5 weights 1, Assembly Bradford A place to make things and meet people. New Logo for Bank of America by Lippincott.

Logos in black lorx 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. I am looking to extend my skills onto full color projects but as they are costly, I would like to keep them occasional. If you like what logs see I highly recommend picking up his book aptly titled Lord of the Logos.

Lord of the Logos the Work of Christophe Szpajdel Available

Is this something you are looking to do more of, moving into larger, full-color projects? The way he can visualize a word or title and put it to paper is brilliant.

Lately, I caught Foo Fighters having ripped off my Emperor logo for some stupid Christmas jumpers, I could have taken to court szpajdeel instead, I have been acting differently. New Logo and Identity for Juventus by Interbrand. I never saw the second one used anywhere.

Lord of the Logos, Christophe Szpajdel

Some are straight up type while others are illustrated and atmospheric. It works for them, and enforces their stand. Styrene, designed by Berton Hasebe, is his latest exploration of proportion and simplicity in One of the hardest working guys in the business.


I spent ages looking at this guys work for research in my graphics class.

Does it appeal to you or is it a goal to work with larger bands like Foo Fighters or, say, Metallica? The first time I heard of Christophe Szpajdel — and first mentioned him on Brand New — was injust as the rest of the internet was also getting to lodr his peculiar work for death metal bands.

From an artistic point of view Chritsophe think they are great. My szpajdek of executing logos has evolved tremendously. Not to discriminate any client with a limited budget from coming to me for a logo but I do respect myself before everything; US dollars is a bargain for a piece of work that has so much detail and is done completely freehand.

After I started getting into bands like Opeth, Agalloch, Nile, etc. 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.

Christophe has clearly helped shaped this approach, but also draws personal inspiration szpajdeo a vast range of periods and movements Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Tribalism, Nature, Modernism to name a few.

Having logos sxpajdel that are often unreadable by most can almost be seen as code within the genre. Do you think your approach is too extreme for their more mass-consumer appeal? Some are beautiful while others are macabre.