Splinter turn 15!

8 01 Jun 12

Splinter 15

Today, 1st June 2012, marks 15 years since Splinter Design first opened it’s doors back in 1997. Paul Musgrave has been quick to point out that he was running Splinter Graphics back in 1996, but it was 1997 that Paul and Chris formed the company as we know it today!

Splinter 15

There’s been many ups and downs over the years but we’re happy to say Splinter has survived the journey intact and have picked up a lot of friends along the way! In fact it’s amazing we’re still here having survived a range of predicaments including Chris and Paul scuffling in bars, attention from Liverpool’s mafia, various broken limbs and state oppression… to name but a few!

Splinter 15

To mark the occasion we’ve done a limited edition set of 97 prints. One side features the names of all the people who have been in some way part of the Splinter family over the years and the other side features a series of 15 designs that relate to happy memories from over the years. It has also been our first opportunity to have a bit of fun with our yet-to-be-unveiled new Splinter brand. Each design has also been made into an accompanying badge.

Splinter 15

It was a happy accident when one of the guys in the studio realised that looking at the print through 3D glasses had a bit of a mad effect! So each print is bundled with a set of specs too!

Splinter 15

Splinter 15

We’ve given out most of the prints, but we have kept aside 10 to give out today. So each tube will have the print itself, a selection of badges and some 3D specs!

If you’d like to get your mitts on one just add a comment here or tweet us with the hashtag #splinter15. We’ll announce the winners at 15:00 today!


Happy birthday guys!

Natalie Byrne said on June 1, 2012

Happy Birthday! I’d love one of your lovely designs! :)

Rhian Hughes said on June 1, 2012

Many happy returns Splinter! It was a pleasure working with you for a wee while. Enjoy your birthday! Michelle

Michelle Gopsill said on June 1, 2012

Hey, Chris – many congrats….it’s great to know that one of the hearts of those Aquinas days is still beating so firmly…

Pete Fowler said on June 1, 2012

Happy Birthday!!

Would love one of them prints and would gladly frame it to adorn on my wall.


Simon Ellis said on June 1, 2012

Congratulations chaps and all the best for the future

Andy Jacobson said on June 1, 2012

Congratulations – it’s a great achievement to have survived right through that period… lot of hard work allied to the undoubted talent :-)

I guess you’re not counting that freelance work I did for you back in the day, then ;-p

Andy P said on June 1, 2012

15 years old….. wow. well done.

Matt Wardle said on June 2, 2012

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