Press Highlights

The story behind that amazing Rihanna death metal logo

A Rihanna logo inspired by death metal bands featured prominently at the VMAs this year. David Farrier followed some rabbit holes to locate the designer behind the whole thing.

— The Spinoff, Sep 27, 2016

Meet Christophe Szpajdel - The Exeter Co-op worker who designed a death metal logo for Rihanna

Belgium-born Christophe Szpajdel's logo was projected onto a 100ft backdrop at the MTV VMA awards.

— Devonlive, Sep 1, 2017

Mark Riddick on Aesthetics, and Making Metal Logos for Justin Bieber and Rihanna

Recently named one of metal’s 25 Most Important People by MetalSucks, Mark Riddick has become one of the genre’s standard-bearers for visual art. We talked with Riddick about the metal scene how his artwork and music fit into it.

— Bandcamp, Jan 3, 2017

Mandy director Panos Cosmatos brands well known Exeter shop worker a GENIUS after stunning collab

Panos Cosmatos tells Devon Live that Christophe's logo work was the 'first thing on his list' for his lauded Nicolas Cage and Andrea Riseborough horror film 'Mandy'

— Devonlive, Nov 13, 2018