Starting off this week with a branding & visual identity project by Mireldy Design in collaboration with Drap Agency from Croatia. With an attractive colour scheme, we are getting charmed with an iconography with thick lines and how they are treated from the business cards to brand gear as well. I also appreciate the additional colour used on the web design to create a contrast from the two main colours used. What do you think? Published on Behance is a collaboration work with a team that goes from an Art Director to UX/UI including the client’s. Drap Agency is a studio based in Zagreb, Croatia. The basic idea was to make a visual identity that will unite (on the one hand complementary and on the other hand opposing) personalities of Drap agency. The logo is a compact typographic solution. It frames the playful line forms that fills its body. This way the mentioned opposing personalities are unified in a compact unique form. At the same time the shape of the logo leaves room for modular intervention. Out of its basis we established a system and created the entire visual identity. Credits Art direction / design / illustrations: Imelda Ramović UX / UI: Filip Gjurin Photographer: Domagoj Kunić Web development: Danijel Milišić, Bojan Petković, Ivan Begović / DRAP.agency
Let us share this branding & visual identity project for 7Cycle, a cycling studio that aims to make the best of a short workout of exercises and where it gets interesting; a rave-like atmosphere to switch it up. Behind the brand, the design has been done by ACRE, with the subtle gradient happening and hard to achieve on print. I would say the fact that the print can glow in the dark is quite a nice touch and very beautiful. ACRE is a design house located in the heartlands of Singapore. They are focusing their work on branding, experience, interior design and product design. Two different moods were expressed in the interiors – areas of intensity and calm. For the workout studio and stairwell, we lit the space with black light and neon elements to invoke a more intense atmosphere and experience. Peranakan motifs in neon was employed to create a pop-art aesthetic on the stairwell, juxtaposed with the same motifs employed on the windows albeit in white. In contrast, the ambience in the showers, juice bar and reception space is light. The intention of the gesture was to promote a calm atmosphere for community, conversation and relaxation after a rewarding day’s work in the gym.
We are sharing this branding project by Skinn Agency where they have worked on a very desirable and delicious food element that we all love. Handmade croquettes which means nuggets from French language. With this new uniform direction, the approach with a typographic logotype and strong photography work makes Bubba very conservative and but at the same time classy which makes it the right contrast with their brand. Skinn Branding Agency is an agency based in Brugge, Belgium. They focus their work on branding, graphic design and print design but sharing their passion at the same time for design and love for typography. Branding for Bubba’s handmade, high-quality croquettes. For over two decades, Bubba has been creating a range of artisanal croquettes for the hotel, restaurant, and catering industry, as well as domestic caterers, fishmongers, etc. After a thorough analysis, skinn branding agency developed a new look & feel with a uniform line in every touchpoint within the brand. This way, we could fully prep Bubba for the modern food market. The adapted logo combines an artisanal, coarse structure with a hand-written font. Thanks to the baseline “Croquettes handmade in Belgium”, we claim our concept through the entire communications chain. In short, a brand creation that better reflects our client’s corporate personality.
We would like to share this branding and visual identity by Alaa Tameem and his work for Two12 Studios. About this project, what I liked the most was the part of the logo exploration where you can see all the iterations and as you can see from the first rough mockups to the shortlisted ones. Really love this and it’s quite inspiring to learn from. One thing though, the gradients are definitely back! Alaa Tameem is an art director and graphic designer currently based in Amman, Jordan. With 5 years of experience under the belt, it's great to see Alaa shifting his work empathy towards branding and web design.
We are taking a look at the rebranding of Warsaw-based based company called 10Clouds. It’s a fun approach branding project because I would say that I love their art direction towards an inspired-80s universe with a dark colour palette and vibrant highlighting colours like purple, turquoise and pure white. They got me with the pink photography! 10Clouds is a company that specializes in mobile and web apps development and design. Other than focusing their work into graphic design, UI/UX; they are into also consulting for choosing the right technology and architecture for your project. Credits 10Clouds Milosz Pirog Kamil Bachanek
Editorial Design has being around for a long time and we really do enjoy that sometimes we see projects that takes to another level OR even where you just gotta spend a couple more minutes to admire at the details. Let’s take a look at the work from Anaïs Coulon that is really stepping it up with her work. Let’s break it down! Anaïs Coulon a swiss & french graphic designer working who is currently based in Geneva, Switzerland. Focusing her work in art direction, graphic design and illustration; it’s great to see her play on the grid layout, typography and also the trendy touch of gradients. I imagined a coloured and playful universe where books aren't only meant to be read but where they become the central graphic or architectural element of the set.
Cozy Cotton is a branding and package design project shared by Tom Jueris on his Behance profile. The elegance of the design that Tom created is evident by the classic all caps serif with some details in italic. I also really like the script font/handwriting applications. It does give a touch of character and make the whole design feel upscale. Below you can see a bit more about the project. Cozy Cotton is a Korean online shop for home furnishing. Though it began as a small family business, it became quickly "the" shop for western style home furnishing. The retailer specializes in furniture, linens, cooking products, art and other home accessories offered at decent prices. Branding & Packaging created by: Tom Jueris Tom Jueris is a full-time Freelance Art Director, Designer and Artist from Hamburg, Germany. For more information make sure to check out his Behance profile. It's filled with beautiful design and branding work like this one.
KKAW is a branding and architecture project shared by Amanda Rybicka. It's a simple, yet elegant example of a visual identity construction focus on typography to create a strong brand. We said in the past that for some reason the architecture subject gives to designers the opportunity to simplify forms and explores reduction like any other industry. It seems to be the norm for projects like that, but still they are very inspiring, at least in my opinion, because the hardest thing is alway to create a minimalist design that doesn't feel ordinary. I believe Amanda achieved that. Amanda Rybicka is a graphic designer focus on typography, photography and, of course, design. She is based in Katowice, Poland. For more information and to check out other cool branding projects visit Amanda's portfolio at https://www.behance.net/amandarybicka. Branding
I can’t help myself to really enjoy the concept of staying in a capsule hotel, I had my experience during my trip to Japan. What was the most interesting is the fact that you are totally submerging yourself to the unknown, free to the hotel experience and also the language for the case of my past story. For the case of this particular hotel, giving the users the most friendly user experience as possible to keep the simple circulation of operations. Let’s take a look at the work from Kevin Renaldy Candra who is a graphic designer based in Shanghai, China. He worked on the identity, branding and web design for a capsule boutique hotel called REBOOT located in Singapore. The design layouts shared a common path for the users to easily navigate through the steps and stationery. Reboot is an Capsule Boutique Hotel in Singapore led by multicultural team. We were asked to create an identity that is both friendly and dynamic, and redefine their website. Reboot came to us in need of some fresh new branding and an equally creative online presence. As fans of their successful Capsule hotel in Singapore, we were delighted to help out. More Information via Behance.
Currently working with a client on a redesign and surfing around for inspiration as part of the process. I stumbled across this very nice project about a redesign and what interests me the most is about the before and after from the previous logo. I do agree that a design is never finished and it’s the same feeling with a logo depending again on what is the purpose. It changes with time, I mean no matter how long sometimes it’s great to give a refresh. Let’s take a look at the work from Hermes Mazali who is a graphic designer based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I really love the colour palette on this project, what do you think? uSound is an app that allows you to boost your hearing. It is specially designed for people with hearing loss. I have developed with Luis Fasah the brand concept and the visual strategy, from its identity to the user experience. Being able to hear well is an important part of a good quality of life, uSound will enhance the way you hear, allowing you to connect with your loved ones, engage in your favorite classes at school, listen to your favorite music and TV Shows, or simply chat and joke with your friends. We are all entitled to these moments. Let us help you. Let’s work together to eliminate the obstacle which hearing loss represents in your social integration. More Information: http://www.hmazali.com.
Caramello - Gellato & Pastisserie is a branding and art direction project shared by the folks over at Collettivo Mare, including Leonardo Schiavina and Luca Cammarata. The design plays with modularity and patterns to create something unique and playful. I feel that modular patterns sometimes result in stark and, for lack of better word, boring visuals but this project proved me wrong. It feels classy, I believe the typography choice was responsible for that. The serif font balances the design with a bit more organic form. Caramello is a new concept cake and ice cream shop settled in Manchester. The idea behind the concept is create a fresh and modular pattern as a main related communication, mixing different shapes, pastel colors and copper color reminds the caramel one. Branding Collettivo Mare is an independent design collective born in late 2015, working between Manchester and Barcelona. Founded by Leonardo Schiavina and Luca Cammarata. For more information check out http://collettivomare.com/
Today, we would like to share this Interior Design and Branding project from an asian food cafe based in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. Behind this project, we’ll have a collaboration from teams in interior design & architecture, in identity & graphic design, in print design and in photography. All together to bring a space inspired by the stylish palette from Japanese cuisine. From my perspective, I love how the light comes in during the day that highlights the chairs and floor. It creates such an atmosphere and for the branding; they kept a minimal approach to the design and like how the takeout is that one thing that differs from the rest of the stationery. What do you think? Kyoto is an urban asian food cafe based in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. The café has 3 areas: there are contemplation, communication and food zones. The interior is based on contrast combinations of textures; the color scheme is a stylized dish palette of traditional Japanese cuisine. Identity and decor of the facade are based on graphic patterns and methods of traditional sign boards in Japanese cities. Credits Interior design & Architecture – Anastasiya Tyumeneva, Mechta.space; Identity & Graphic design – Alexander Yaguza & Alexander Lokhmatov, J.J. Gittes; Print design – Alexander Yaguza & Goga Djalagania, I am Joka. Photo by Evgeniy Denisyuk More Information via Behance.
Moggie is a smart collar for cats with an incredible industrial design aligned with a beautiful software for smartphones. When I saw this project shared by Yuri Lence on Behance, first I thought, that is a good looking product but I didn't know what it was about. Looked like a fitness tracking. After checking the details I finally learned that it was a movement tracker for cats. It's amazing to think that we live in a time that we can have this kind of technology available not only for us but for our beloved little pets. Industrial design and Branding Yuri Lence is a product designer and design director from Kyiv, Ukraine. He is also the co-founder of Moggie. For more information check out https://www.behance.net/lence
The project we are featuring today is mixing two things that we dearly love: Architecture & Branding. I mean what’s not love about this beautiful combination. Speaking of beautiful, we are taking a look at this visual identity and branding called Doble Veta made in the city of Monterrey, Mexico. Designed by Enrique Larios and Cursi Estudio, they have worked this mixture of colours that goes very well together along with a logo concept that clearly shows the idea and meaning of the name with a 3D finishing touch. What do you think? Hope you will like it! Doble Veta is a study of architecture and interior design established in the city of Monterrey, Mexico. For this identity, it was necessary to reflect the duality of study styles in both commercial and artistic projects. The symbol is formed by the union of two three-dimensional objects that simulate the combination of different materials. Credits Enrique Larios Cursi Estudio More Information via Behance.
L² is a branding design project created by the two young creative graphic designers, that happened to be twins, for their studio. One of the biggest issues I've always had is to design something for myself or in the past for my design studio. Working for clients or products is easier than designing your own portfolio. Krisztián Lakosi and Lakosi Richárd simply did an amazing job with the branding for their studio. It's super simple but it does look very classic. The L² studio was formed from the collaboration of two young creative graphic designers, also twins. The exponent in its name refers to the effect of cooperation: working together as a team we can achieve a lot more than we could do alone. The graphic designers of L² believe in deliberate, smart design, they built their own identity from the simplest elements possible – from a descriptive symbol and an intense color. For more information about Krisztián Lakosi and Lakosi Richárd, check out http://l2studio.co/ Branding
Bruno Fosil Predrijevac and Studio 33 shared a beautiful branding project for Dajakovic Concrete Plant. The interesting thing about this project in my personal opinion is how friendly it looks for such a serious, if not boring, industry. The colors look modern and the typography is simple and quite stylish. Below you can see a bit more of the project. Studio 33 is specialized in branding, design and development. They also love to work on packaging and logo design projects. Their studio is based in Osijek (Croatia) but we work with clients from all over the world. Bruno is a graphic designer at Studio 33. For more information about them check out https://studio33.rocks/ We have many years of experience working in the agency and prefer organized, systematic and quality work that will fulfil your requirements and help you in promoting or selling your services and products whether you are a small, medium or a corporate client. Branding
With my own experience, I am starting to think that with time having a notebook is always useful for many cases and situations. Even though we all aware of the rise of technology and all the great and useful apps out there to ease up our process. I still feel compelled to go back to these roots for the beneficial of taking notes. Let’s take a closer look at the work from ACRE design, a studio located with Singapore, Singapore. Working mainly in art direction, branding and graphic design, what I love about their work is their creative thinking across all projects from the branding to the photography. Hope you will like it! French philosopher Gaston Bachelard once said, “The blank page gives us the right to dream.” As designers, we know that nothing holds more promise than a fresh canvas, or a beautiful new page. We also know that having the right notebook can make a world of difference in the creative process – so we decided to create our own. Stack is an exploration of functional beauty, and a quiet celebration of colour and texture. The notebook’s sheets feature four subtle shades of peach-pink, which are set against a stately combination of silver endpapers and a textured navy blue cover. There are four kinds of pages: ruled, dotted, gridded, and blank, and they come together to lend themselves to helping you make sense of your thoughts – whatever they may be, and whatever shape they may take. More Information: http://acre.sg/v3.