We are excited to be working on Stolen. Damian Lewis (Life, Band of Brothers) has signed on to star in STOLEN, a new standalone thriller for BBC One about modern child slavery.
Check out The Village Monday on BBC1. The Village is an epic drama series for BBC One starring Maxine Peake and John Simm, charting the life and turbulent times of one English village across the whole of the 20th century. The Village is written by Bafta-winning writer Peter Moffat. We have created a 30 second sequence which acts as a portrait of the village over a 24 hour period. Using time lapse, speeded up footage, compositing, grading and special effects we pull the village through the elements from sunrise to nightfall, showing the passing of time which is integral to the series.
Coventry are now the proud owners of a brand spanking new aspirational showreel. We managed to get the brilliant Pint Shot Riots, a local Coventry band with national success, to supply us with one of their tunes for the soundtrack. It goes live soon so keep an eye on our website to view.
Peter is honoured to have been asked to host a talk at the Design Museum. Peter will be discussing his continual research into the role graphics can play in communication. Peter Anderson- The Language Experiment is the 26th March at 7:30pm, The Design Museum. Come and watch Peter wave his hands around a alot....
Mayday 5 episodes shown in one week starting Sunday March 3rd BBC 1. BBC One has confirmed that it will screen its new Spring drama Mayday across the course of a single week. The five-part series, which stars Sophie Okonedo and Game Of Thrones star Aiden Gillen, follows the story of a close-knit community as they attempt to trace the whereabouts of a missing teenager. We play with light and grade to to create an otherworldly feel, communicating the pagan themes that run throughout the series. The textures applied to the type highlights the tension of emergency.
Lightfields airs on ITV 9.00pm - 10.00pm The story follows three families that each lived in Lightfields farmhouse at different time periods (1944, 1975 and 2012) but who are linked by a spine-chilling presence: the ghost of a teenage girl who died in mysterious and tragic circumstances. Here we aim to reposition the programme from a spooky tale to an epic one, with our creation of an abstract timeline.
Not only will Dr who fans be treated to a ‘new’ TARDIS during The Snowmen on Christmas Day, but the episode will premiere a revamped theme tune and new opening title sequence designed by Peter Anderson Studio. We can’t give too much away about the new-look titles except to say expect the unexpected. In short, they’re a perfect way to welcome back the Doctor! To enjoy the new opening title sequence, make sure you’re watching The Snowmen on BBC One, Christmas Day at 5.15pm.
Tune in to Secret State tonight at 10pm on Channel 4: A man forced to confront demons at the heart of the government when the fallout form an industrial explosion and a plane crash implicates everyone form US multinationals to his own colleagues in cabinet. Our title stings shift each episode reflecting returning themes of power and corruption in this compelling political thriller.
Currently working with BBC on The Fall, an upcoming British crime-drama series created by Allan Cubitt. The series stars Gillian Anderson as Stella Gibson, a senior police officer investigating a string of murders in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Fall is being produced by Artists Studio and will air on BBC Two.
Currently working on new identity and titles for a fantastic new thriller for Kudos and BBC. Mayday is a sophisticated five-part thriller from writers Ben Court and Caroline Ip (Whitechapel). When a young girl goes missing on her way to the Mayday parade, the small community in which she lives looks to one another for answers. But beneath the picture-postcard idyll lies a sinister other world and the dark woods teem with myth.
Check out Hunted tonight BBC 1 at 9pm. We've created the identity and titles for this new and exciting drama series starring Melissa George and created and written by Frank Spotnitz for Kudos Film and Television, Big Light Productions and American premium cable broadcaster Cinemax.
Peter's work is now to featured in a new book 26 Treasures Unbound, launched as part of the Design Festival at the V&A. 26 Treasures Unbound What: Free talks & tours When: Tue 18 September 2012 15:00 Where: Hochhauser Auditorium, Sackler Centre FREE TALK: Discover the creative writing project which started at the V&A in 2010 with 26 writers writing exactly 62 words about treasures from the Museum. Now a beautiful book, the project spread to major archives in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland: 4 museums, 104 objects and writers, 62 words each. Part of London Design Festival 2012. 15.00-16.00 Free Event This event takes place on Tuesday 18 September 2012 at 15:00
Innovators of the modern environment Call for entries! We would like to invite you to contribute your work and related thinking to ‘innovators of modern environment’. Please use our ftp link at the base of this page to upload your high-resolution images, moving image and a supporting text description of your most recent innovative work. graphicdesignthisway was first published 4 years ago and since then major changes and evolutions in graphic design and media possibilities have revolutionized the way graphic design is applied and consumed. A revised, rethought and re-evaluation was necessary in content and media formats. graphicdesignthisway are seeking work responding to the rapidly evolving integrated communication platforms. graphicdesignthisway will be published in ebook, ibook and print. graphicdesignthisway continues to explore and document Graphic Design’s continuing impact on culture, society, policy with selected case studies illustrating todays design innovation and its thinking. editors: Peter Anderson and Patrick Roberts introduction: John Hegarty/Mariscal deadline: 21st September 2012 information: email@example.com www.graphicdesignthisway.com publisher: gdtw UK, EU and USA editions
Tune in to BBC 1 tomorrow night to catch the first episode of series 7 of Dr Who... Our rework of the titles is the first stage of an exciting collaboration with the Dr Who Team. Look out for the type texture which will change each week and will provide a clue to the programmes content.
Check out our titles for Charlie Brooker's brand new one off comedy Touch of Cloth Sunday@21:00 Sky one . Charlie joins forces with John Hannah and Suranne Jones which spoofs the very best and worst of British crime dramas made in the last decade. Be prepared to laugh till your sick!
As part of our brand implementation for Coventry we have now been asked to design their new signage. Coventry has embraced their new brand and are thinking forward, rather than off the shelf standard designs they want signage which reflects the cites brand and gives a true welcome to coventry, we are more than happy to oblige.
We are very sad to be saying goodbye to our studio in Shoreditch... lots of lovely memories...we will try to find solace in the knowledge that our new home - Holborn Studios comes complete with waterside views, a billiards and screening room...
Busy busy busy.. implementing our graphic language for Coventry and Warwickshire on banners, signage, shopfronts and beyond. Inspired by the people of the city, the identity seeks to greatly enhance their place experience. Also fantastic to hear our work for the MIPM International fair has been received so positively.
Catch the first episode of White Heat tonight at 9pm, BBC2. The titles gave us a welcomed opportunity to mess around with some serious kit; a super slow motion camera, some old school chemistry and.. a fire extinguisher.... We are really pleased with the results and hope it does this fantastic new series it's due justice. Enjoy!
No !!! Not again!! Do we really have to sit through more of Ree's mouth watering recipes??? So much for our January resolution of no snacking... Peter has only just shifted some of the weight he put on last series! Err...did we just say that out loud?...
We are currently creating the brand identity for Line Of Duty, a new police drama for ITV2. Peter is midway handcrafting a bespoke font, the subtle altering of clean lines reflects the content of the story which centres around corruption.
We've just branded a new drama series The Jury for ITV1. We've created an elegant classic font which sets the tone for this high quality character-based series. The Jury focuses on the everyday people who find themselves at the centre of one of the most controversial criminal re-trials of their time.
We've just bagged the titles for another new comedy, a hilarious new one off Detective Spoof for Sky One, Touch Of Cloth. This comedy drama has been co written by Charlie Brooker and stars John Hannah and Suranne Jones. This is real laugh out loud stuff, so is going to be a joy to work on over December and will showcase a sillier side to our studio.
Near completing the title sequence for Tiger Aspect's new Drama series, Prisoners Wives, which is due to air next year. We're working on a thought provoking and character driven sequence, focusing on the stories of four women and their how their lives are affected when a loved one is sentenced to prison.
After creating a visual identity for Rhyl we now have the pleasure of moving this language into motion as we have been asked to create their showreel. Rhyl has quite a surprising history with film, they beat Leicester Square to premiere Me Myself and Irene and the first ever welsh film maker, made Rhyl his subject. We loved going back and seeing our story benches dotted around the place..
Our title work and branding can be seen in new up and coming eight part drama series Death In Paradise. Death In Paradise is a fish out of water story about a quintessential English cop posted to the Caribbean island of Sainte Marie. To anyone else it would be paradise, but for Detective Inspector Richard Poole (Ben Miller) it's hell!
Peter heads off to Belfast today, his work will be exhibited at the Ulster Museum as part of 26 Treasures, which first took place at the V & A last year. Peter has provided a visual response to an object within the museum. He is looking forward to the public's response to the work and is very pleased to be part of Irish Design week, we will post photos soon... .
Peter is all set to run the workshops for the Public Art Strategy for Dicot, the Vale of White Horse and the GWP development today. He can't wait to hear everyones views and stories about their place and how this may influence and create the public art in the area..... he is armed with boxes of coloured paper and knowing him we will be able to post some exciting photos soon.
See our ranch themed Titles and delicate In Show Graphics in Pioneer Woman. We have been drooling over this cooking show for The Food Network joins Ree Drummond, originally a cit girl turned rancher's wife, in her kitchen on her family's Oklahoma ranch.
We are over the moon to hear that the new unique graphic system we innovated for Sherlock has earned us a nomination for a Grammy Award ! We are very much looking forward to taking this even further in series two… Peter is very proud of the team (sniff sniff ) he’d like to thank his agent, his wife, his personal trainer……
Peter is currently preparing to take part in 26 Treasures showing at the Ulster Museum 14th – 29th October as part of the Belfast Festival at Queens and Irish Design week. 26 Treasures first took place at the V & A and following its success the project has now been extended nationally. 26 writers have been paired with 26 visual artists to provide a visual and verbal response to an assigned well-known museum artifact. The PAS studio is working in total silence today, Peter being “ in the zone” … this consists of him wandering around muttering to himself and from time to time scrawling illegibly in his notebook…
It’s been chucking it down today…… Peter had to ride his bike into the studio whilst balancing an umbrella under his chin (a little visual for you) therefore we weren’t at all envious to receive film footage for Death In Paradise from the oh so sunny West Indies … ( through gritted teeth)
We are so pleased to see that our new branding for Rhyl has had such an effect on the everyday experience of the people that live there. Our contemporary storytelling benches can be seen on the high street today and have really captured the imagination of both the locals and visitors. …and that is what it is all about……
An impressive MA Show from Central St Martins bringing them to the end of another year…. Peter is looking forward to mentoring another set of fresh thinkers at the new Kings Cross Site …. marking the future of one of the greatest Art Colleges in the world, not that Peters biased .......( much)
Peter has just returned back from headlining a conference with David Carson at the PDP Convention for graphic technologies "PDP4 - PDP smart & green" at the Faculty of Technical Science in Novi Sad, Serbia. It was, for Peter, a real pleasure to finally meet and interact at David who he followed as a student many ….many…. many years ago.
Catch The Shadow Line due to air 5th May on BBC2. We have created contemporary Title Noir for Hugo Blick's conspiracy drama, this not only sets the tone for the programme but is, as far as we aware, the first time it has ever been done. Our sequences reveal the journey of the bullet from the view of the laser sights right through to the very last moment of the final episode. Look closely, our typography has been created using the textures of the main character’s jacket and will slowly reveals itself episode by episode.
We are excited to be working on the identity and on line presence of Yano. A holistic and nurturing approach to developing children through their early years which starts with a chain of nurseries due to open in London 2012.
Currently airing is a 6 part series of baking shows presented by chef Lorraine Pascal on BBC 2. We produced both the programme identity, opening titles and bespoke in show graphics for the whole series.
It is very exciting to see the Rochdale brand come to life and work so well, influencing the public realm in a positive way. Working with the fantastic Rochdale brand implementation team and thinkingplace we are proud to see examples ranging from the transformation of the railway station, leisure centre, bridges, hoardings, 6th form college and library to the design of the new Rochdale masterplan. From signage systems to public art, we are really happy with the public response to the brand implementation and to see it being used so extensively and in such a forward-thinking way.
Over the next few months we will be working with our partners from Thinking Place to rebrand and deliver a range of implementation projects and exemplars for Rhyl in Wales, as part of the European BRAND project.
We have just completed the titles for the high profile new film based on the works of the American poet and Novelist Herman Melville. Starring Gillian Anderson, Ewan Hawke and Donald Sutherland. Directed by Mike Barker.
After the stunning success of Sherlock in the UK, it has now gone to the States. The series will begin airing in the US on PBS on October 24th 2010. The show is also being commissioned for a second series, after the success of the final show pulling over 7 million viewers.
We are working with 'Red Planet Pictures', 'Temple Street Productions' and 'K Films' in association with Kudos for the BBC and CBC in producing the titles and in-show graphics for Tony Jordan's unique take on the story of the Nativity.
Sherlock first episode will be on air tonight on BBC1. Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman star in this thrilling, fast-paced update of Arthur Conan Doyle's classic detective, set in present-day London.
We are delighted to announce that Derry~Londonderry has won the first UK City of Culture 2013 Status! This is a momentous achievement, and a great feeling for all of us involved. We are very proud of our relationship with the city, and the opportunities that the future will hold in championing the city over the coming years!
We were commissioned to produce a 100 page notebook to be given out at an International investment convention in Cannes. This worked alongside the investment brochure as part of it's shortlist status for City of Culture 2013.
We're pleased to work on the modern reworking of Andrea Newman’s taboo-busting 1970s psychological drama, A Bouquet of Barbed Wire. Commissioned by ITV, the three-part series will explore the consequences of a father's obsessive love for his daughter and "how secrets once buried in the past return to haunt their lives".
We are excited to be working on the next stage for our Rochdale brand, created with our partners Thinking Place. A vast range of implementation projects and exemplars to help imbed the Rochdale brand.
We have started implementing our brand in Burnley. We are working with our partners Thinking Place and the Burnley council on a range of different projects including the Moorhouse brewery and the Tourist Information Centre.