We were recently asked to design the front cover for the Brighton edition of Viva Magazine. Once complete Rebecca from Viva visited our studio and below is the interview published in magazine:
This month’s cover was designed by Gareth Dunt at Filthy Media, a multi-disciplinary design studio with a passion for creating, building and growing brands. Given our theme of ‘the word’, Gareth says: “The brief was very open, which gave us a lot of scope. The thinking behind the design was how I could express the term ‘the Word’ through image-making and not just in type. It was also an attempt to blend some of the things that we love: bespoke typography, iconography, signage, neon…” We love a bit of neon too, and we particularly liked the reference to the sign language article you’ll find later in the mag.
Making up the rest of the Filthy team are founders Joe Pilbeam and Steve Gotts, and senior designer Nik Hall. Joe says: “We started out in 2004. Steve and I moved down to Brighton and just threw ourselves into the local music scene, producing promotional material, branding and record sleeves for nightclubs, promoters and labels. For the first three or four... Read on