Enlightened

Posted on Mar 24, 2017
Enlightened

Recently we took in the visual spectacle that was Canberra’s Enlighten. One of our favourite installations was ‘The Cloud’. Brought to life by Canadian artists Caitlind r.c. Brown and Wayne Garrett and composed of 6,000 incandescent light bulbs set against the night sky. It was impactful in its simplicity. As it drew you closer, you […]

Big Canberra Bike Ride 2017 is on this Sunday

Posted on Mar 2, 2017
Big Canberra Bike Ride 2017 is on this Sunday

Spectrum Graphics is proud to be involved with this event as enthusiastic participants and has been designing promotional material for the event since its inception in 2014. Over the last 4 years we’ve designed logos, flyers, posters, newspaper ads, web banners and other social media collateral, numberplates as well as the kit itself. It’s a fun day […]

Bill Takes the Plunge

Posted on Jan 20, 2017
Bill Takes the Plunge

Designers often talk about the importance of white space – well, a Sydney Festival installation by SNARKITECTURE takes it to another level. They have taken an urban space – The Cutaway, at Barangaroo Reserve and filled it with 1 million white balls, transforming it into THE BEACH an interactive monochromatic art installation. Complete with all […]

Pantone Colour of the Year 2017

Posted on Dec 17, 2016
Pantone Colour of the Year 2017

The Pantone colour of the year 2017 is Greenery 15-0343. Greenery is a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade symbolic of new beginnings. It is nature’s neutral and signals consumers to take a deep breath, oxygenate and reinvigorate. The more submerged people are in everyday life, the more they crave the beauty and unity of the […]

AWM Masterplan

Posted on Dec 9, 2016
AWM Masterplan

Spectrum was approached to be involved in producing a very special publication for the Australian War Memorial. The bespoke Half-Canadian Bind book utilises 8 different KW Doggett stocks along with one very special BJ Ball stock. Each page and double page spread draws attention to the message of the publication and has been carefully designed to remain sympathetic to the context while […]

We’re spoilt for choice!

Posted on Nov 2, 2016
We’re spoilt for choice!

With so many great paper options available today we’re spoilt for choice! From the luxury cotton blends to the more economical plain paper types. Archival quality, environmentally friendly or Australian made? Coated or uncoated? White, brilliant white, plain white, off white or to try something crazy and go with a coloured stock? The choices can […]

ABS NATSSIS Infographic Animation

Posted on Sep 20, 2016
ABS NATSSIS Infographic Animation

On the back of the success of similar animations for the ABS, Spectrum was asked to develop a short animated infographic highlighting the key findings of the 2014–15 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social [NATSISS] Survey. There were a number of interest groups and sensibilities to deliberate before developing our approach and storyboard. After a thorough consultation and sharing of […]

SG Around Town!

Posted on Sep 16, 2016
SG Around Town!

Spotted! Finally our spies tracked down the elusive 578! Thanks Andy! We developed a range of branding collatoral for the ACT Government’s 100% by 2020 campaign. This included print, airport signage, banners, social media graphics and of course this creative bus wrap. We’ve fielded a number of unsolicited compliments from our clients stating how successful […]

Spectrum at the War Memorial

Posted on Sep 8, 2016
Spectrum at the War Memorial

After securing a momentous project for the Memorial and being entrusted to convey the gravitas of project’s message meant a ‘road trip’ for the design crew. We joined a tour of the Memorial and travelled through the halls and installations to understand the gravity of the sacrifices Australians have made. We stayed through to the […]

Spectrum at the Airport

Posted on Sep 2, 2016
Spectrum at the Airport

With Canberra Airport about to have its very own international terminal – it was gratifying see our hard work and signage design adorning a terminal wall. We also completed a bus wrap in a similar theme. Our spies have spotted it traversing Canberra.