The Stone Twins

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
The Stone Twins (Declan Stone, Garech Stone) in front of their installation ‘STOP, LOOK, LISTEN, THINK’, Van Baerlestraat/Willemsparkweg, Amsterdam. Photo: Marc Driessen 2018.[1]

The Stone Twins is a communication design agency based in Amsterdam. It was founded by twin brothers Declan and Garech Stone (born 8 November 1970, Dublin), graduates of the National College of Art and Design, Dublin.

The Stone Twins have a reputation for ideas-based, engaging and strategic design solutions.[2][3] Their body of work is quite eclectic, with no fixed visual style - as it equally embraces the palettes of graphic design, art-direction and copywriting.[4] In many ways, their work is characterised by a fusion of Irish wit and storytelling, with the austere Modernism that influences much of Dutch Design. The firm’s award-winning work includes a coveted Dutch Design Award[5], a Gold European Design Award[6] and nine D&AD Pencils[7][8]. Their work forms part of the permanent collections of the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York and the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.

The Stone Twins regularly write for trade magazines, including Communicatie (Wolters Kluwer) and Eye Magazine: the International Review of Graphic Design.[9] They are authors of the book Logo R.I.P. (A Commemoration of Dead Logos);[10][11][12][13] the updated 2nd edition was launched in the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York in 2012.[14][15] They are keen educators, and were Head of the ‘Man and Communication’ department at Design Academy Eindhoven from 2008 until their resignation in 2013.[16]

Further reading

The Stone Twins, Logo R.I.P. (2012. BIS Publishers) ISBN 9789063692902

Poster x2 by The Stone Twins.
TA-2 poster series at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, 2014.

References

  1. ^ "Stone Twins ontwerpt outdoor-campagne voor Museum Quarter". MarketingTribune (in Dutch). Retrieved 2018-05-22. 
  2. ^ By. "Profile: The stone twins". Design Week. Retrieved 2018-04-17. 
  3. ^ "Addmagazine issue 8". Retrieved 17 April 2018. 
  4. ^ "OFFSET2013". Issuu. Retrieved 2018-05-09. 
  5. ^ "SoundCircus". www.dutchdesignawards.nl. Retrieved 2018-05-09. 
  6. ^ "Dublin UNESCO City of Literature Stamp – European Design". europeandesign.org. Retrieved 2018-05-09. 
  7. ^ "Search | D&AD". www.dandad.org. Retrieved 2018-05-09. 
  8. ^ "The Stone Twins > Enlightenment > Awards". www.stonetwins.com. Retrieved 17 April 2018. 
  9. ^ "Eye Magazine". www.eyemagazine.com. Retrieved 17 April 2018. 
  10. ^ "Logo R.I.P." BIS Publishers. Retrieved 2018-05-09. 
  11. ^ "A Tribute To Dead Logos From The Past". 26 September 2012. Retrieved 17 April 2018. 
  12. ^ Twins, The Stone (26 September 2012). "Logos R.I.P." Retrieved 17 April 2018. 
  13. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-05-27. Retrieved 2014-02-05. 
  14. ^ "Eye Magazine - Blog - 'Shake hands with the devil'". www.eyemagazine.com. Retrieved 17 April 2018. 
  15. ^ Amsterdam, Universiteit van. "Presentatie 'Logo R.I.P.' van The Stone Twins - Bijzondere Collecties". bijzonderecollecties.uva.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 2018-05-09. 
  16. ^ 5315151, This website is designed and build by STRAWBERRIES. STRAWBERRIES is a Dutch company, located in Amsterdam. For more information, see http://www.strawberries.nl or contact (+31) 20. "The Stone Twins to Leave Design Academy Eindhoven - Design.nl". Retrieved 17 April 2018. 

External links

  • http://www.stonetwins.com
  • https://www.facebook.com/TheStoneTwins
Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Stone_Twins&oldid=847497373"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Stone_Twins
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "The Stone Twins"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA