About

Rick Banks is an award-winning graphic designer based in London. Working under the moniker Face37, Rick specialises in branding.

Rick is also a font designer and has released fonts including F37 Bella, F37 Ginger and F37 Bolton. He sells these through his own foundry, F37.

He has worked on some of the world's largest brands including EE, Triumph Motorcycles, AXA, Douwe Egberts, C&A and adidas.

Rick's work has won numerous awards, including a yellow pencil from D&AD, a TDC from the Type Directors Club in Tokyo, being featured in the Creative Review Annual, as well as recognition from Creative Circle, Communication Arts, TDC (NY) and ISTD. His work has been published internationally in various journals, books and magazines. Rick's design products have sold worldwide from the Tate Modern in London, to the Museum of Modern Art in New York. He has exhibited work in the Design Museum, the RCA in London and Ginza Graphic Gallery in Tokyo.

Rick takes an active role in the design community, lecturing on branding and typography around the world. He judged the Crafts for Design category for the 2017 D&AD awards.

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Branding & Identity
Type Design
Typography
Brand Guidelines
Art Direction
Book Design
Annual Reports
Web Design
Editorial Design
Print Literature
Packaging
Signage
Wayfinding
Generative design

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2K Gingham
4creative
8 Inc
adidas
AMV BBDO
Apple
BKCP Bank
Carl Nas Associates
Channel 4
Clips & Footage
D&AD
Design Museum
Design Studio
Douwe Egberts
EE
Elmwood
Figtree
FiveFootSix
Hammerton Brewery
Happiness Brussels
Hub by Premier Inn
HypeForType
IDEO
Infiniti
Interbrand
John Cotton
Lloyds Bank
Magma Books
Mammal Design
Moo.com
Moving Brands
MoMA
Musicians’ Union
Notegraphy
ODD
Pentagram
Premier Inn
Renault
Rufus Leonard
Slumberdown
Spin
Starworks Group
Taschen
Tate
Triumph Motorcycles
Whitbread
Wieden+Kennedy
Wolff Olins
V&A Museum

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Facebook

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