It was twenty-five years ago today that the Twin Peaks pilot episode first screened on BBC2 in the UK. Earlier this year, on 8 April, it was the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Twin Peaks pilot episode’s first airing in the United States. The celebration was somewhat dampened by the then negotiations/fall out between David Lynch and Showtime as to whether Lynch would be returning to direct the new series. Thankfully that’s all resolved now and with shooting having started on location in Snoqualmie back at the start of September there’s a lot more cause for celebration this time around.
Some examples of the design process in how I went about tackling the design brief for the front cover to The Legend of Conan story collection for Hesperus Press. Including some alternative options alongside the final design.
Despite nearing (or at) middle age there’s still no beating the joy of sneaking up behind a friend while he fumbles with the controls and shooting them in the back of the head during a four-player deathmatch in Goldeneye.
Graphic design in Canterbury has certainly picked up this year, freelance design-wise. I’ve been kept busy recently designing various magazines, flyers, posters, programmes and reports for Canterbury Christ Church University. I’m also currently finalising the last stages for the design for Hidden History: Philanthropy At The University of Kent, a 96 page illustrated history of philanthropy in Canterbury and at the University of Kent.
So at the end of yesterday’s post I bemoaned the lack of news about the current state of the Twin Peaks revival (following David Lynch’s departure)… Guess I spoke too soon as the very same night David Lynch finally gave Twin Peaks fans the good news they’d been waiting for when he confirmed his return via Twitter.
After nearly ten years of freelancing I finally got around to getting some ‘proper’ business cards printed. I’ve had attempts at business cards before but I’m my own worse client when it comes to making a decision about what I like.