Number One Bruton

Fantastic to see Number One Bruton included in The Times Eighty Top British Hotels. Number One Bruton is an elegant Georgian townhouse, medieval forge and row of cottages converted in to a twelve-bedroom hotel set around a pretty private courtyard. Within there’s a love and devotion to Somerset’s craft heritage, artistry and culture. The hotel also …

Good school photography when there’s no professional snapper around

How to get good school photography, capturing special moments, when there’s no professional snapper around? There really is no substitute for great, professional photography when it’s required for corporate and marketing communications.  But, great photographers can’t alway be there. Ice House Design have produced scores of yearbooks, almanacs and journals for schools. Publications that capture …

Using illustration in design

Using illustration in design can be very powerful. We created a set of seasonal menus for the Garden Café at the Newt in Somerset using illustration as a significant aspect of the design. These were loose, pencil and ink sketches drawn roughly over the typographic arrangement. The menu alludes to a gardener’s sketch book with …

School yearbook – building a brand

Recently landed KES, Bath school yearbook – building a brand. Another year, another really lovely edition of the King Edward’s School, Bath pre-prep and prep yearbook. Primarily the design of this print and digital piece uses images taken by the teachers throughout the year. Stories are embellished with illustrations drawn over the top. Sometimes funny, …

Logo design for Stonar International

Logo design for Stonar International. Ice House Design are highly experienced in logo design and developing visual identities and developing brands. We were commissioned to create a new identity for the international element of Stonar School. The initiative was designed to open up Stonar School to students from the UK and around the world allowing them to …

Branded print communications for CBFP

Branded print communications for CBFP. Ice House Design have created branded print communications  / corporate brochures for all markets where CBFP operate. The brochure shown is for US/UK clients. Based in Chippenham, Wiltshire, Cross Border are clearly a business on the rise with ambitious objectives in many markets. Naturally, their brand identity must have within …