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Muse + Mettā Kombucha Brand Identity by Kati Forner

It's no secret we're big fans of the work coming from Kati Forner Design having showcased some past work of hers here on Abduzeedo. Of late we're swooning over the most recent work for Kombucha brand Muse + Mettā founded by Trent Brokie . Most definitely the most beautiful Kombucha bottle we ever did see, I can picture myself enjoying the Wild Blueberry and Lavender steep and then repurposing this gorgeous bottle as a home decor piece. The concept behind the work goes something like this: The color of each flavor complements the ingredient profile highlighting Muse + Mettā Kombucha's identity as more than just a beverage but a culture of health, art, and possibility. While you're here, be sure to check Muse + Mettā's Instagram page for a visual schooling on how to launch a product on this social platform in the most beautiful way.   We believe food can feed us both physically and creatively. Brewed with fruits, flowers and herbs from around the world coupled with a passion for modern design and wellness to create a truly sensory experience    

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Savvy Studio's Brand Identity for Omakase Room by Tatsu

If you're jonesing for a most unique sushi experience that will have you dreaming about booking that trip to Japan without getting on a long haul flight look no further than NYC's Omakase Room by Tatsu. Omakase dining entails a chef-led experience where every item served is in absolute season, frequently flown in fresh straight from Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market. We're definitely going to save up for experiencing Omakase Room in New York but in the meantime we'll just lust after the beautiful brand identity of this famed establishment from the talented folks over at Savvy Studio. The overall concept by chef Tatsuya Sekiguchi results in an "ambient, sensory experience that allows the food to shine." Every detail was intricately examined to meet the discerning eye of the client. From font choice and even kerning to color palette and scent design, the marriage of every element is an absolute gorgeous union celebrating the wonderful culture that is Japan. Enjoy a peek below at the various design elements including font choices, color palette and unique integration of scent. We're truly smitten with the clean and calming brand identity that allows for this most unique dining experience to shine through.

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Gorgeous Tea Packaging by Sabina Loacker

Imbibing tea is a relaxing activity so consuming the packaging should match that same feeling. We're steeping in the beauty of Austrian-based Sabina Loacker's concepting, art direction and graphic design work for a local tea brand and reminding us all that inspiration is always right in front of us. The simple typeface matches the super minimal design and we're just loving every bit of the resulting look and feel. If you're on the hunt for beautiful, understated yet elegant branding work similar to the delightfulness below be sure to give Sabina a visit here. 

Logo Design: the 2017 Logofolio of Attila Hadnagy

Logo Design: the 2017 Logofolio of Attila Hadnagy

We would love to share the work from Attila Hadnagy who is a designer and illustrator. Based in London, UK, he has a really nice combination of skillset and today we are showcasing his 2017 collection work on logos. I personally think creating logos are part of what I love doing the most about our work. Creating the visual identity, the very first step is somehow such a long and rewarding process. For which in the end will determine how your clients with go head-to-head into their business and goals. Attila's logo collection is filled with clients coming from all over different fields: Technology, Art & Design, Entertainment, Beauty, Food & Drink, Computer and more. My newest logo design collection from 2017. More Links Learn more about Attila Hadnagy at brandimension.com Follow Attila's work on Behance Logo Design  

Poster Design: Metropolis 90th Anniversary

Poster Design: Metropolis 90th Anniversary

La Boca created a beautiful poster design to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Fritz Lang sci-fi classic, Metropolis. It was screen printed in 4 colour variations using a combination of metallic inks and mirrored papers to create the same art deco look. The result as I mentioned in the beginning is quite stunning. I particularly love the colors as well as the textures. So check it out after the break. This influential German science-fiction film presents a highly stylized futuristic city where a beautiful and cultured utopia exists above a bleak underworld populated by mistreated workers. When the privileged youth Freder (Gustav Fröhlich) discovers the grim scene under the city, he becomes intent on helping the workers. He befriends the rebellious teacher Maria (Brigitte Helm), but this puts him at odds with his authoritative father, leading to greater conflict. Art Deco Poster Design Process Screen printed in the UK by White Duck Editions. Photography ©2017 White Duck Editions. Posters released exclusively by The Dark City Gallery.

A Skateboarder's Journal Book Cover Design Process

A Skateboarder's Journal Book Cover Design Process

As a former skateboarder and still avid fan of the sport I try to follow what's going on in that industry especially because, in my opinion, I believe they set a lot of trends in style. I have fond memories of the skateboarding magazines I used to collect in the 90s like Trasher and Transworld. When I saw the post that Tim Bisschop about a hand painted book cover for the "A Skateboarder's Journal" I knew I had to post about it. Tim was also super cool to share a bit of how he did that. It seems simple but the result is like the essence of skateboarding. It's all about the style and simplicity. Tim Bisschop is a graphic designer from Belgium wit an inspiring portfolio focused on Editorial Design, Graphic Design and Typography. We highly recommend that you check it out at http://www.timbisschop.be/ A Skateboarder's Journal Book Cover    

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Product Design Love: Bodega Los Cedros by Anagrama Studio

Bodega Los Cedros is a Mexican vineyard located in the mountains of Arteaga, Coahuila. The origins of the name derive from a passion and dream of a family to produce high quality wines within a region more than 100 years old named "El Cedrito." Enter the talented team at Anagrama Studio to bring the branding vision of this magical place to life by tapping into the geographical location of the vineyard for inspiration. The end result, a beautiful brand identity that employs the characteristic components of the area such as climate, altitude, flora and fauna. We particularly love the simplicity of the logo highlighting three pine trees as the brand's distinctive icon along with the wine label and die-line mimicking cloud shapes. From a typographic standpoint, we can enjoy a sans serif that adds a touch of modernity while the script gesture preserves a more organic touch showcasing the brand's marriage of simplicity and elegance. The color palette is nice and neutral enabling a spotlight on the diverse wine color tones while  accentuating the contrast between bottle and label. Cheers to the Anagrama team for a beautiful execution celebrating this beautiful wine label.   

Minimal Brand Identity & Packaging: LESS Cosmetics

Minimal Brand Identity & Packaging: LESS Cosmetics

We are taking a look at a minimal brand identity & packaging design for LESS Cosmetics by Patrick Reichert-Young. He is a creative director from Köln, Germany, we are featuring his project because of most of its minimal approach. We know how beauty & cosmetics products tend to be heavy in imagery, especially on the branding. Here we have a combination of fonts, lines, and two colours. Simple as that but the beauty comes from the overall design and how everything just flows with simplicity. More Links Learn more about Patrick Reichert-Young via Behance Learn more about LESS Cosmetics Brand Identity & Packaging Design  

Beacon Relief Posters for Good

Beacon Relief Posters for Good

Marcio Gutheil is a Brazilian designer based in San Francisco, California.  He is also the creative director at Upperquad Digital Studio. They started this really awesome project called Beacon Relief. Beacon is a collaborative design project to raise money for disaster relief efforts around the world. All proceeds from posters purchases and gallery donations go to Direct Relief. We live in a connected world and we all can see that despite a lot of great things happening there will always be unfortunate events. We might not be affected by them, but we should be willing to help those who are. Beacon is a cool because you can get an awesome poster and also help the community. The posters were created by super talented artists and they are simply awesome. Check out some of them and make sure to visit the website at https://www.beaconrelief.com/. Every purchase helps to improve the health and lives of people affected by recent disasters All proceeds go to Direct Relief, California's largest international humanitarian nonprofit organization. Posters 

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Happy New Year From Happy Hipsters By Lorenza Cotellessa

Happy New Year everyone! We're excited to start 2018 off with a smile and giggle thanks to awesome illustrator Lorenza Cotellessa's "Happy Hipsters." Lorenza is a Milan-based illustrator and graphic designer with a knack for beautifully blending character, color and composition in her own unique way. With a background in interior design, Lorenza is now purely focused on making her living as an illustrator and we fully support her passion. If you're keen on independent music labels, vintage clothes, and artisanal coffee we hope you enjoy these charming illustrations by a rising star. Be sure to check out more about Lorenza and her work here.                                                       

Packaging & Branding: Adidas Superstar 50th Anniversary

Packaging & Branding: Adidas Superstar 50th Anniversary

We are proudly featuring the first student project of the year! It's a pretty cool project by Duy Dao who is a student at the Art Centre of Design in Los Angeles, California. We follow his work on creating the packaging and branding for Adidas Superstar 50th Anniversary: Forever Young campaign. A beautiful purplish colour palette for the design of the packaging that will totally envy our inner unboxing pleasures; alongside with dual tone poster designs marked by celebrities like Pharrell and basketball legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar. In 2019, Adidas celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the iconic Superstar with the "FOREVER YOUNG" campaign. This campaign is a tribute to influential figures that Adidas and the Superstar had been a part of or been influenced by. The campaign includes a design packaging of the special edition Superstars along with promotional posters and invitation for the shoe release party in Melrose, Los Angeles. Credits Design by Duy Dao Photography by Kristen Chon More Links Learn more about Duy Dao at duydao.net Follow Duy's work on Behance Packaging & Branding  

Packaging Design: Chaos Fashion by Socio Design

Packaging Design: Chaos Fashion by Socio Design

With this time of year when we are taking down the stores and hunting for the best deals. We are exposed to a wide range of product packagings, what might catch your attention or by the looks, this product must have good reviews. One of fave this year is the tech accessories; they are so many out there. From practical to some purely for the style, we are featuring the work of Socio Design and their packaging design for Chaos Fashion. A combination of stylish tech with a flared visual approach. This might well be my last packaging post of 2017, hope you will enjoy! Socio Design is a studio located in London, UK. They specialized in graphic design, branding and web design for multinational to startup brands. Check out their Behance for more projects related with branding. Packaging, Photography, Branding, Fashion, Tech, Instore, Accessories, Phone, Mobile, More Links Learn more about Socio Design at sociodesign.co.uk Follow Socio Design's work on Behance Packaging Design  

Editorial Design: Cazador Cookbook by Tim Donaldson

Editorial Design: Cazador Cookbook by Tim Donaldson

This is an editorial design by New Zealand-based Creative Director Tim Donaldson, it's a design of cookbook entitled: Cazador. The print material reminds me of an old cookbook which brings a great load of nostalgia. Once inside the book you are introduced to a few images which again keeps that vintage concept but you will notice the big beautiful fonts for the "chapters" and also use for a two-spread designated for quotes. Simple, lovely and quite efficient. Tim Donaldson is a Creative Director at Sea Change Studio based in Auckland, New Zealand. His work is mostly around art direction, graphic design and branding; check out more for his work on Behance. More Links Learn more about Tim Donaldson at seachange.studio Follow Tim's work on Behance Editorial Design  

lg2 Blends Tradition With Modernity at Taverne Louise

lg2 Blends Tradition With Modernity at Taverne Louise

We're just smitten with the work by lg2 for Taverne Louise in Quebec City. lg2 is Canada's largest independent creative agency specializing in innovation, strategy, packaging, branding and design just to name a few areas of their expertise. The brief for Taverne Louise - develop a logo and an aesthetic identity for a new restaurant whose name and menu are at the crossroads of tradition and modernity. Taverne Louise is situated in Québec City’s Old Port, right in front of its namesake, Bassin Louise. Named in the honor of Queen Victoria’s daughter, a significant figure in Canada's history, the logo reflects the restaurant’s menu, putting a modern spin on tradition. We most adore how the team at lg2 has taken Louise’s royal coat of arms and distilled it to its geometrical essence. The “O” wears an understated crown and omnipresent royal colours of gold and black give it an attractively regal air. Enjoy this delicious look at branding done right. 

Brand Identity for Loupedeck by BOND Creative Agency

Brand Identity for Loupedeck by BOND Creative Agency

There's something about brand identity projects that have a dark theme. I know that it might be personal preference but black business cards or stationary definitely adds an elegant/upscale look. The Loupedeck work done by BOND Creative Agency is a great example of that. Loupedeck is a photo editing console for Adobe Lightroom. Bond created the identity and website for the start-up to help build their business. Bond’s agile and efficient process for identity and web creation allowed Loupedeck to quickly launch their product to the market. The public website features e.g. a blog, video tutorials and a support page, ensuring that visitors get all the information they need about the product. The webshop was built as a custom reusable WordPress plugin that’s based on React, Redux & Shopify SDK. This solution makes it possible to turn any WordPress page into a lightweight Shopify Store with a few clicks. Check out the website: loupedeck.com Photography: Kaapo Kamu Brand Identity

Typography: Inktober Challenge in Expressive Kufic

Typography: Inktober Challenge in Expressive Kufic

This project has been dated from 2016 but it's never too late to feature awesome challenges. We are following the work of Cairo-based typographer Ehab Elhamzawy on his Inktober Challenge. He had to challenge himself and create 31 different versions of the word "INKTOBER" in expressive kufic in results of the everyday feeling. It's quite impressive and I am sure it wasn't an easy task. Let's check them out! Ehab Elhamzawy is a typographer based in Cairo, Egypt. He is focusing his work into Typography, Graphic Design and Illustration; you should definitely follow his work on Behance. This was my first time to join @inktober challenge and i just wanted to make it a little bit harder to me so that i can call it a Real CHALLENGE!! So i decided to type the same word "INKTOBER" 31 times with a 31 different Kufic style that express the feeling of each day's prompt. And here is a 12 designs of them hope to love them as i do. More Links See Ehab Elhamzawy's work on Behance Typography  

Minimal Packaging & Graphic Design: blink.watch

Minimal Packaging & Graphic Design: blink.watch

Hello December! Not a lot of days left on the calendar before the end of the year, let's go for that last stretch! Working on a brand, the user experience is everything. Not only it matters to the interactions of your site or app but it also matters on how your customers will react to your logo, product, and packaging. Let's take a look at this beautiful and minimal packaging by designers Nikhil Bapna, Ishaan Dass and Mani Singh for a smartwatch called: the Blink Watch where first impressions are everything. This project is a result of a collaboration work from Nikhil Bapna, Ishaan Dass and Mani Singh. Together on their play of this minimal product approach and yet charming on the typography; see the full project on Behance. Credits Nikhil Bapna Ishaan Dass Mani Singh More Links See the full project on Behance Packaging & Graphic Design