Sawdust is the award-winning creative partnership of Rob Gonzalez and Jonathan Quainton. We focus on bespoke typography, image-making and visual identity across a diverse range of sectors.

Creating work with intelligence, visual ingenuity and meticulous craft is what drives us forward.

It is an honour to have been recognised by the following organisations and publications including; Creative Review, IdN, Print, AIGA, It’s Nice That, Novum, Lürzer’s Archive, Computer Arts, Print, Icon and D&AD to name a few.

We are based in London, United Kingdom.

 

Clients include

Advertising & Branding

  • AKQA
  • Anonymous Fox
  • ATTIK
  • Bell Pottinger
  • Blue Marlin
  • Creature
  • Dare
  • Exposure
  • Hometown
  • Innovision
  • GBH
  • Interbrand
  • Leagas Delaney
  • Leo Burnett
  • Marshmallow Laser Feast
  • McKinney
  • Ogilvy & Mather
  • Studio Output
  • Tesch
  • The Communications Agency
  • Tisch13
  • Theobald Fox
  • ustwo
  • VCCP
  • WCRS

Brands & Organisations

  • Ace Hotel
  • AIGA (SF)
  • Antidenim
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • British Heart Foundation
  • Coca-Cola
  • Graniph
  • Hoxton Hall
  • HypeForType
  • John Lewis
  • NGO Security Program (NSP)
  • Nike
  • Nixon
  • North East
  • Open Rights Group
  • Orange
  • Playstation
  • Puma
  • Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)
  • Shanghai Ranking
  • Sony
  • Vodafone
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • Worn By

Music, Arts & Events

  • The Alamo Drafthouse
  • Art Is Techno
  • Art Mosh
  • Be Events
  • Boom Boom
  • Beautiful/Decay
  • Dakus Films
  • Fine Art Recordings
  • Higher Heights Records
  • Maison Alice
  • Mercury Records
  • Mondo
  • MVSICA
  • No Cure Records
  • Proud (Gallery)
  • Secret 7"
  • Sony Music
  • Syco Records
  • The Last Days of Decadence
  • The Mill
  • Universal Music

Publishers

  • Computer Arts
  • Computer Arts Collection
  • Contagious
  • Creative Review
  • Delta SKY
  • Esquire, US
  • Faber & Faber
  • Fast Company
  • Feld 100
  • Fixed & What
  • Icon
  • Lloyds of London
  • Nude
  • Novum
  • Print
  • Uppercase
  • Who's Jack
  • WIRED, UK
  • WIRED, US
 

Press & Publications

Books

  • 64GB (Victionary)
  • Amazing Layout Design (Dopress)
  • Annual of Int. Design (G.MDX)
  • Art & Creativity Graphics
  • (LinksBooks)
  • Beautiful/Decay BK 4
  • Black & White & Gray (SendPoints)
  • Brand Comm. (Design Week)
  • Brand Identity Now (Taschen)
  • Brochure & Layout (Hightone)
  • Choi's Package, 03
  • Corporate & Institutional Graphics
  • (LinksBooks)
  • D&AD Annual 2007
  • Design Firms Open For Business
  • (Steven Heller & Rita Talarico)
  • Design & Design, Vol 1
  • Design & Design, Vol 3
  • Designers Universe (Sandu)
  • Geometrix (Sandu)
  • Graphic Beats (Monsa)
  • Handmade Type Workshop (T&H)
  • Hands On (Victionary)
  • Int. Design Yearbook 11' (G.MDX)
  • Los Logos 6 (Gestalten)
  • Los Logos: Compass (Gestalten)
  • Minimal Graphic Design (MaoMao)
  • Music and Entertainment Graphics
  • (LinksBooks)
  • Page Unlimited (Sandu)
  • Painting in Wall Design (LSTPH)
  • Selected B (Index Book)
  • The Design Studio Handbook (CA)
  • Typoholic (Victionary)
  • WOLDA Annual 2008

Magazines

  • Campaign
  • Chois Gallery
  • Computer Arts
  • Computer Arts Collection
  • Computer Arts Projects
  • Creative Cloud
  • Daydream Network
  • Digit
  • Digital Arts
  • Design Week
  • Don’t Panic
  • Eight:48
  • Feld 100
  • Form
  • Grafik
  • Graphic Design Annual 2014
  • (Computer Arts Collection)
  • Icon
  • IdN
  • Ingenuity
  • KAK
  • Lürzer’s Archive
  • Middle Boop
  • Novum
  • Print
  • Stylesight
  • The Drum
  • Uppercase
  • Who's Jack

Online Select

  • AA13
  • AisleOne
  • Baubauhaus
  • Bench.li
  • Bitique
  • Collate
  • Collected Visuals
  • Creative Bloq
  • Creative Boom
  • Creative Review
  • Designspiration
  • Design Taxi
  • Dirty Mouse
  • étapes
  • FormFiftyFive
  • ffffound
  • fubiz
  • Grafik
  • Human Resources
  • It's Nice That
  • MagSpreads
  • September Industry
  • SiteInspire
  • Slanted
  • The Fox Is Black
  • This is Duty
  • Typeverything
  • TypeToken
  • TypoJungle
  • Visuelle
  • we die for beauty
  • 1000Scientists
 

Awards & Recognition

Exhibitions & Shows

2013

Computer Arts Collection
Graphic Design Annual 2014

AIGA SF
InsideOut SF contributor

2012

Computer Arts Collection
Studio profile and guest
display typeface design

2010

Print (New York)
Carry Hope winner

Creative Review
Record sleeve select

2008

World of Logo Design Awards
(WOLDA) Best of Nation

MIXX Awards, gold

2007

D&AD Annual 2007
Nomination

2006

Interactive Marketing and
Advertising Awards (IMA)

2014

Secret 7", Take Cover
Mother London
London, UK

2013

AIGA SF, InsideOut SF
Terra Gallery
San Francisco, US

Gerald, Clore Ballroom
Southbank Centre
London, UK

Gerald & James
Reade Gallery, New York, US

Enlightened Exhibition
Barnsley, UK

2012

Clerkenwell Design Week
Dutch Uncle, London, UK

This Is Now
TM51, Oslo, Norway

2011

Art Mosh
Oslo, Norway

Art Mosh
Munich, Germany

2010

Art Mosh
London, UK

Brasilia Prima, Tramando
Buenos Aires, Argentina

2006

Daydream Network
Saatchi & Saatchi, London, UK