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2019

In 2019, DDB Worldwide adopted our IB TYPE font, Brignell Square, for use in their visual identity system and logo design. Proudly, we now offer this retail font to everyone.

2016

DRIBBBLE launches PLAYBOOK

with two IB TYPE fonts available for use by Playbook members: BRIGNELL SUNDAY and BRIGNELL SLAB. (THANKS, DAN!!)

PRESENTATION to jones knowles ritchie staff, NYC

How to Draw Letters.

(Thanks, JKR!)

2014

FOUNDRY LAUNCH

December 2014

Official launch, IB TYPE Inc., December 12th, 2014.

KEYNOTE

October 2014

Ian Brignell, keynote speaker at 60th Annual Type Directors Club Exhibition, Toronto, Canada.

Awards

(not a complete list…)

2018

CLIOS 2018

SILVER for SUBWAY logo – TURNER DUCKWORTH and IAN BRIGNELL

CLIOS 2018

BRONZE for SUBWAY V.I.D. – TURNER DUCKWORTH and IAN BRIGNELL

PENTAWARDS 2018

SILVER for SUBWAY– TURNER DUCKWORTH and IAN BRIGNELL

THE ONE CLUB ADC Award 2018

Typography: Typography / Use of Typography - Single

Bronze Cube for DREAM – JKR and Ian Brignell

THE ONE CLUB ADC Award 2018

BRONZE for BUDWEISER SUMMER 2017 LTO STATE PACKAGING

JKR and Ian Brignell

THE ONE CLUB ADC Award 2018

MERIT for BUDWEISER HOLIDAY 2017 LTO ALU BOTTLE

JKR and Ian Brignell

2017

CLIOS 2017 Awards Celebration in NYC

GOLD FOR BUDWEISER REDESIGN by JKRGLOBAL AND IAN BRIGNELL

CLIOS 2017

GOLD for BUDWEISER AMERICA by JKRGLOBAL AND IAN BRIGNELL

THE ONE CLUB ADC Award 2017

GOLD for BUD LIGHT branding/rebranding

JONES KNOWLES RITCHIE and IAN BRIGNELL

PENTAWARDS 2017

GOLD for Budweiser Prohibition – JONES KNOWLES RITCHIE and IAN BRIGNELL

D&AD AWARDS 2017

Wood Pencil for Budweiser Prohibition: Crafts for Design / Typography for Design

IAN BRIGNELL and JKR

PENTAWARDS 2017

BRONZE FOR BUD LIGHT – JONES KNOWLES RITCHIE and IAN BRIGNELL

2016

THE ONE CLUB ADC Award 2016

BRONZE for BUDWEISER

JONES KNOWLES RITCHIE and IAN BRIGNELL

2015

PENTAWARDS 2015

SILVER for Budweiser – JONES KNOWLES RITCHIE and IAN BRIGNELL

2014

D&AD AWARDS 2014

Wood Pencil for BLUE GOOSE - SID LEE and IAN BRIGNELL

CLIOS 2014

Silver for BLUE GOOSE - SID LEE and IAN BRIGNELL

THE ONE CLUB ADC Award 2014

Design: Package Design

Merit Cube for Blue Goose –Sid Lee and Ian Brignell

2011

CLIOS 2011

BRONZE for MILLER HIGH LIFE – Landor Assoc and Ian Brignell

Interviews

2015

DRIBBBLE INTERVIEWS IAN BRIGNELL

Overtime with Ian Brignell

Overtime is Dribbble’s audio companion and our first foray into the world of audio. In this interview, Dan Cederholm talks with letter, logo, and font designer, Ian Brignell.

HEYTHERE INTERVIEW

Read an amazing interview with Ian at HeyThere, a website devoted to shining a spotlight on Canadian Creatives. HeyThere.ca founder is Ian Clarke.

2014

EDUCATE YOUR EYE THEN TRUST YOUR EYE

Article by Ian Brignell for Hot Type column in Applied Arts Magazine, Spring 2014 issue

"BALANCE, RHYTHM, DRAFTSMANSHIP, COMPOSITION…"

Students interview Ian Brignell

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

Article in the November 2014 issue of Ovation, Sheridan College Alumni Magazine; What's In a Name?

2012

10 QUESTIONS FOR IAN BRIGNELL by Helen Neville

2011

THE CASE & POINT interview with Ian Brignell

Articles About Ian / Ian's Designs

January 2016

THE BUDWEISER REDESIGN IS "GREAT. GREAT. GREAT." SAYS ARMIN VIT

Read the whole article at underconsideration.com

June 2015

Monotype's The Recorder, Issue 2, Summer 2015. Emma Tucker, editor; Luke Tonga, Art Director. Includes a great article by Rick Banks (Face37) called The Beautiful Game. Rick talks about the influence of custom type in sport and its emergence in corporate branding, esp. as regards the custom font Ian Brignell designed for Coke's Share-a-Coke campaign.

2014

ARMIN VIT on new CHAPSTICK logo "Lip Smacking Good"

November 2014

Ian is featured (again) in a new edition of the bestselling textbook, Exploring Adobe InDesign by Terry Rydberg, 2015 (Cengage).

August 2014

In leJDC.fr, article by journalist Denis Chaumereuil, France. Le Graphiste de Coca Cola, Dove et Leffe...

Also available in translation (English) here thanks to the talented Gill Sibley, translator.

June 2014

Talking Fonts with Ian Brignell, Applied Arts Wire

2010

ARMIN VIT on the new MILLER HIGH LIFE redesign

"Miller High Life Overhaul"

2007

LETTER PERFECT interview with Applied Arts Magazine, May 2007 issue

Articles By Ian

November/December 2014

issue Applied Arts Magazine

Type column: All Type Is Not Created Equal, co-written by Ian Brignell and Catherine O'Toole.