graphic design

Graphic Design and Illustration — Where is the Line?

Graphic Design and Illustration — Where is the Line?

Graphic Design. Illustration. Intrinsically-linked or mutually-exclusive? At Buttercrumble, we like to think of graphic design as the umbrella and illustration as typical British raindrops — both together and separate! They are, at times, part of the same.

Both have become creatively intertwined and embedded into commercialism, but what exactly is the difference between the two?

A Case Study: Honeytape Creative

A Case Study: Honeytape Creative

One of our most recent branding projects saw us partnering with the wonderful Honeytape Creative to create a wholesome identity that is as true and authentic as the couple behind the team.

Honeytape Creative is a new start-up based in Leeds that was founded by Adam and Lucy. The pair wanted to combine their video, photography and marketing skills to provide a content-creation service for independent businesses. 

One of the first challenges, they felt they had to face as a start-up, was to make an impact. Coherent and exciting branding is an excellent way to do that so we were thrilled when Adam and Lucy asked us to help. 

3 Reasons Why You Should be Making an Impact in Print: Feat. Independent Leeds

3 Reasons Why You Should be Making an Impact in Print: Feat. Independent Leeds

It's wonderful to share with you one of our latest projects... We recently designed the latest issue (August 2016) of Independent Leeds, a magazine that celebrates local indie businesses.

The magazine (printed annually) is distributed around Leeds for readers to gain insights into the area's indie scene. It offers photography, illustration, interviews and exciting articles. It was so fun to contribute!

Ka-Pow: University of Leeds Degree Show

Ka-Pow: University of Leeds Degree Show

The last three years have been a whirlwind for us as we completed our BA degree at the University of Leeds. In the time we've been there, we've learnt a huge amount about life and design. We were able to exhibit at the end-of-year degree show to display the fruits of three years beautiful labour...