This graphic booklet by Sunda Studio masterfully blends color, minimal layouts, and typography together to enhance the writers content. The simple editorial format guides the viewer through an intriguing journey on the 'perception of time'. The brochure itself extends into a traditional flip book, where the viewer can enjoy a truly analogue motion experience. It's a wonderfully crafted piece of work, that deserves all the attention it's gained.
Absolutely love this signage system by Nitsche Arquitetos. The typography design and execution is great reference for home or commercial way finding. Perfect for adding style to your standard letterbox. Take a look at the full project here.
This dream style beach house is located in New Zealand on Waiheke Island, the site design plays a careful balance between private and public spaces. The sheltered private courtyard is the showpiece of this property. The small but cozy space has been masterfully crafted to connect with the indoor layout. The exterior materials of stone, timber and black steel is a winning combination - giving it a timeless, rustic and approachable feel.
Blok is a multidiscipline graphic design agency based in Toronto Canada. Their creative strengths include typography, branding, packaging, editorial, websites, digital experiences, art exhibitions and installations. Blok underpin this diverse set of skills with a highly polished and passionate approach to thinking and strategic direction. Typically they collaborate with thinkers and creators, from all over the world, blending cultural awareness with their love of art.
Inspirational illustrator and designer Magdiel Lopez has challenged himself to create a cool poster everyday. He’s already completed hundreds of colourful designs. Ranging from abstract people, fashion, modern geometric and on to sci-fi rainbow fantasy! The results are truly unreal. It’s a brilliant collection of work, and the design layouts show a masterful approach to both illustration and typography.
Creative agency Violaine & Jérémy have once again impressed us with some bold new branding for Mamie restaurant. The new Paris establishment is run by Jean Imbert and his inspirational Grandmother (who we suspect is responsible for his passion in food). The approach is done in the V&J signature style, where the typography takes a lead role in styling the overall design. The concept is supported by a range of full colour vintage illustrations, which depict hand drawn organic vegetables and ingredients.
Savvy Studio recently completed this new branding project for Kate linens. Kate underwent a brand restructure to simplify their many sub-brands and put them under one umbrella. The goal was to establish themselves as a market leader hospitality linen. The new brand evokes ideas of quality, design and effortless luxury - with the key message being everyday ease.
The Wirra Willa Pavillion is a modern glass and sandstone structure on the edge of a natural dam. This stunning piece of architecture is separate from the main residence and provides a place from which to experience the beautifully established landscaping and luxurious natural environment of this rural property.
SocioDesign are London based design agency specialising in design, strategy and brand guidelines. They help transform brands and businesses through carefully crafted design and rigorous strategic thinking.
The Violaine & Jérémy studio recently launched a fantastic new font offer - the VJ-Type foundry. Violaine & Jérémy specialise in design, typography and font creation, and recently committed to started a bespoke type foundry. Many of the fonts now available for license are custom fonts they produced for commercial projects already delivered.
Regal Finesse Pro is an exceptional typeface designed by Panos Vassiliou as part of a typography project for Grazia magazine.
The Innosense brand and signage design system was produced by Japanese graphic designer and art director Manami Inoue.
These beautiful and simple pieces of packaging design were produced for 'A Fresh Moment' by Augr Design studio (based in Seoul).
This clever piece of typography design was produced for the Russian Student Industrial Design Contest in Yekaterinburg. It was held during Innoprom exhibition as a key part of the Global Industrial Design Forum. The Forma logotype was produced by 12 Points - a small design consultancy in Russia. They specialize in corporate identity and brand design - they have a special interest developing effective complex and coherent visual design systems.
Dimitry Gerais is a Russian designer and brand storyteller who knows exactly how to bring hospitality branding to life. From a logo design through to the over arching brand story and strategy, Dimitry is a master craftsman. The work is completed under his niche hospitality, restaurant and gastronomy design firm nineteen. His agency is dedicated to helping restaurants and gourmet brands create their unique individuality.
Deep Yellow is a small design studio based in Kosovo that produce some astonishing design resources and posters. Recently I found their work floating around on Pinterest and felt it deserved a bit more exploration - and of course a few backlinks to their site. As mentioned in their Behance bio, they are working towards bringing some world-class design resources online.
This incredible apartment and living room design by Cometa is a definitive example of small space architecture. It’s situated near Barcelona’s Olympic Marina where price and space are at a premium.
The Grove, is an incredible home perched beautifully amongst the lush Byron hinterland. The home decor selection, design and build took over 3 years to complete and has been operating as a luxury destination and wedding venue.
Matthias Arnt of Lichtecht Architecture creates some of the worlds best architectural concepts and visualisations. His work takes conceptual design to the next level, he balances a line between believability and surrealism. Lichtecht has a distinct advantage of most visualisation firms in that they are also a crew of architects - rather than just being high end illustrators.
Design and branding agency Collins were given the task to create distinctive new look for the Tribeca Film Festive. The Festival needed a strong visual identity system that would assist filmmakers in reaching the broadest possible audience. It needed to enable the international film community and general public to experience the power of cinema, and promote New York City as a major filmmaking center.
Kapsimalis Architects are responsible for some of Santorini's most exciting modern architecture. The rough volcanic landscape and the changeable weather conditions have a huge impact on the design process, and ultimately the final design.
The new Mobilia branding is a great example of well considered minimal design and typography. This sophisticated approach creates a brilliant parallel to the craftsmanship, detail and minimalism seen in the Mobilia furniture collections. The stunning design work by Caterina Bianchini Studio plays with primary colours, mixed pastels, illustration, patterns and a handcrafted typeface.
If you're into email marketing you've probably already seen the new brand and design system for Mailchimp. It's a great piece of work by one of my favourite design agencies Collins. They still definitely feel like the new kid on the block - so it’s hard to believe they were founded in 2001 making them nearly 18years old. They were set up way back then to help businesses and creators easily send email marketing.
Editorial book design is something Tim Bisschop knows extremely well. He is a dutch typographer with a reputation for producing elegant, minimal and beautiful editorial work for a range of creative clients. He studied typography and design at LUCA School of Art, and has worked as an independent graphic designer since 2011.
Design agency Pacifica have masterfully put together this new brand identity design system for retail giant Zippy. Zippy is a well-established clothing label, with over two decades of retail experience. It's an optimistic, dynamic and innovative family brand which develops affordable clothing for kids aged 0 to 9 years old.
After 20years in the market (yup time flies) vitaminwater asked Collins to revitalize their brand with a refreshed strategy, design system and visual language. The brand needed an injection of energy in order to keep competing with the high number of copycat brands.
This new brand and poster design for Surforma (by Portuguese design firm Pacifica) is intended to target architects, interior designers and furniture brands who are looking for innovative laminate solutions. Surforma means Surface + Form, as such the design takes on a highly graphic and geometric nature.
For a while now I’ve been admiring this stunning little prefab house. This beautiful home is a fantastic piece of modern architecture that has turned up on my Pinterest feed multiple times - it’s taken until now for me to track down it's origin. So firstly, where did this prefab cabin come from? Well after a bit of research (and seeing the brand on the side of the cabin) I was excited to discover that it’s been developed by a company called Vipp, a designer home decor business in Copenhagen.
This incredible mid-century style home was designed by Austrian architecture firm Luger Maul. The approach is characterized by it's clean simple lines and thoughtful integration with the environment. There's ample use of full height windows and an open floor plan which helps bring the outdoors in. The timber exterior travels all the way through to the interior finishings playing an important role in even the finest bespoke details. This approach also helps add both warmth and texture, not to mention luxury!
These limited edition graphic sketchbooks caught my eye. They are a brilliant choice for anyone who loves art, design or just coming up with ideas. There's an extensive range of cover and internal layout options, each design giving you a nudge to create something new and inspirational. Only limited runs available check out the full range and available at abukoo.
If you get the chance to travel to New Zealand it's definitely worth heading up past Auckland to Omaha Beach. There's a bunch of well equipped 'baches' often available for rent on AirBnB. They make a perfect home base for photography explorations.