Create Forty Eight Design Studio
Create Forty Eight Design Studio

Beerfest Beatdown

We recently worked on event branding and livery for a craft beer festival in Chicago, Il. The festival featured over 100 craft beers and ciders, including some limited edition brews from over 25 breweries across the mid-west and beyond. This highlight reel was part of our 


Little Snow White launch

We’re delighted to have today launched the new lookbook for our client Naromode. The collection is based on The Brothers Grimm story ‘Snow White’ and features beautiful hand drawn illustrations that tell the tale through the garments. We provided art direction and graphic design for 

‘Bright Lights’ – Glad Rags Thrift

Our short film collaboration with Mr Webster Film for the Glad Rags Thrift launch. The film uses projections from our #gladtags project, that we generated an installation from with MAKLab for the shop, and also currently up and running in The Glad Cafe.

Bright Lights – Glad Rags Glasgow

A trailer for our short collab with Mr Webster Film, which debuts at the Glad Rags Thrift launch in The Glad Cafe, Wednesday February 26th. Event Details  


Brand New To Brand You Workshop

Vanilla Ink and Create Forty Eight bring you ‘Brand New to Brand You – It’s Not Just a Logo’ a workshop created by Create Forty Eight. The workshop aims to deliver insight into the considerations made when developing a brand identity. Beginning with a presentation, and 

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Naromode – The White Snake

We’ve just released the new lookbook for emerging fashion talent Naromode! The duo’s first collection ‘The White Snake’ is based on The Brothers Grimm tale, and features some incredible illustration across the prints. Head to now to check out the full book!

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Glad Rag Issue 3 Launch

Friday night saw the official launch of The Glad Rag Issue 3 at The Glad Cafe in Glasgow. A great excuse to get together for some beers, live music and banter! Readings from contributors Kirsty Logan and Kate Tough were enjoyed, along with discussion from 


Glad Tags, for Glad Rags

  We’re working on an exciting installation and branding project for Glad Rags Thrift, a brilliant new social enterprise shop in Glasgow’s South Side. As a part of the Glad family, the shop is all about community, and we thought it’d be great if we 

Carnevil 9-1-1

We’re delighted to present the latest trailer for ‘Carnevil’ haunted house at the Sears Centre Arena in Chicago. The ad will be used across the event social media, in a youtube campaign and on network television across Chicago to promote interest for the attraction and 

CarnEvil Teaser

Pleased to present the first teaser ad for ‘Carnevil’ haunted house at the Sears Centre Arena in Chicago. The ad will be shown in selected regional cinemas to kick start promotion for the attraction.   Thanks to Mr Webster Film for film/edit Bigmouth Audio for