Hope everyone enjoyed their long Happy Easter Weekend, we would like to start off the week with an art direction & graphic design by Leta Sobierajski for the brand RUH. I love how Leta is thinking outside the box with her colour palette and texture; I must admit that cyan, gold and black/white can go pretty well together. See it for yourself! Published on Behance is the work from Leta Sobierajski who is a designer and art direction based in Brooklyn, New York, USA. Incredibly diverse, Leta is coming from a background of combining photography, art and more traditionnal design elements to create utterly and bizarre compositions.
Let's take a look at this branding that involved packaging, logo design and label design as well. Named Befresh, it's an organic product designed by Erik Musin and Timofey Popandopulo. I loved their minimal approach on the packaging with icons that will define the ingredients inside the bottle; it's a simple way to present instead of having that plain description label which is still there but I am pretty sure it has been simplified. Give it a look! Published on Behance is the work from Erik Musin and Timofey Popandopulo who are both based in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Erik is designer focusing his work into illustration, lettering, logos and branding; as for Timofey is into cgi, digital art and sculting. The new befresh brand - was developed a logo, packing, the label. Credits Erik Musin Timofey Popandopulo
What about we show you some the behind-the-scenes graphic design work for the movie Beauty and the Beast; a closer look at their countdown social campaign before the release. I can't help to love the choice of the font throughout this whole campaign and it's not used everywhere. You'll notice there is a different design depending on the representation of the movie scene. Props to the work from Sean Hobman who is a freelance art director/designer working with the folks from Watson DG who are pretty known in working with various Hollywood releases. Published on Behance, this is a project in collaboration between Sean Hobman and the mighty folks from Watson DG. They are both located in different location from London, UK to Los Angeles, California. A social campaign presenting the remake of Disney's all-time great Beauty and the Beast, featuring all of your favourite characters - reimagined. Credits Sean Hobman Watson DG
Beware of a very long scroll feature, just because it’s quite aesthetically awesome! We are featuring the graphic design work from Vasjen Katro for his 365 poster series called: Baugasm. He is already hustling it out on his second year and it’s still going strong. This whole series is a blast of inspiration that we can all learn and get inspired from. Happy Scroll! Designed by Vasjen Katro, he is a co-founder, visual designer and creative director over Fabric Creative based in Tirana, Albania. Working in both print and web, Vasjen has proven to accomplish beautifully his Baugasm Series and now on to his second year. Make sure to follow his process on Instagram. Design a poster every day for 1 year. The first years has finished after publishing successfully every day a poster in Instagram @baugasm Now you can check in instagram the second year.
We love student projects on Abduzeedo and this one involves graphic design, editorial and photography by Marcelo Rodrigues and André de Lima. I loved their choice of font for the project and the approach of the dualtone is just so attractive. Give it a look! Congrats to both of them of making up something great and put it online. Published on Behance is the work from Marcelo Rodrigues and André de Lima who are both students in design currently based Recife, Brazil. Gotta love how they are exploring different styles, we'll look forward to see more of them in the future. Credits Marcelo Rodrigues André de Lima Filipe Ventura
Let’s take a look at this visual identity & graphic design work by Hojin Kang in collaboration with Sebastian Haus for Feiner Herr; a street food startup that is all about pancakes with a twist. I really appreciate how the approach totally fits with what Feiner Herr is all about from the colours, product, the chef and that fancy looking truck. Hojin totally nailed it, hope you will enjoy! Published on Behance, it's the work from Hojin Kang. He is a designer based in Berlin, Germany; focusing his work into art direction, graphic design and branding. Hojin is also the co-founder of a visual collective called: LDMA. Feiner Herr – pancake moderne, corporate identity for a street food startup, based in berlin
Keep On Rolling Deck is a typography, illustration and graphic design project shared by Ink Bad Company on their Behance profile. I am a fan of skaboarding. I was a amateur trying to be professional skateboarder myself in the past. Spent an enormous amount of hours on the streets practicing and of course breaking boards. There's something about your deck design that makes skateboarding unique. There's so many styles, colors and variations. Your board is almost an extension of you and your style. The design Ink Bad Company created for this board has definitely a classic, almost old wild west mood. Below you can see a bit more of the process behind as well as the amount of details. Ink Bad Company is the design studio and alter ego of JC Guerrero, illustrator based in Valencia (Spain). Devoted to the study of the mass culture through the dotted halftone; his work maintains a completely unnecessary link with the paper and some immature details to refine. To date, however, the guy have managed to work with many respectable clients across the world, in fields such as the advertising, packaging, editorial or lettering. Graphic Design
We would like to share this branding project by Erik Musin for a kitchen bar named Porter. Like mentioned below, his 3d/cgi approach adds a unique style to his stationery work also for a presentation. Something that particularly caught my attention was the attention of details on his work for the visual design of what’s outside the restaurant with the signage and vinyls. It’s a small detail in the process but it does define the professionalism of Erin’s experience. Published on Behance is the work from Erik Musin who is a designer currently based in Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation. Throughout his freelance work, Erik works mainly in graphic design, branding and art direction. I really enjoy his 3D/CGI approach to his work, it makes everything standing out from the crowd. PORTER – dark beer with characteristic wine smack, strong aroma of malt and saturated taste at which at the same time there are both a sweet, and bitterness. Also the name comes from a look a stake — the porterkhaus-stake which is cut out from a lumbar part of a back in the field of a cutting rib-steak. The name is associated with England – the homeland of beer and a stake.
Super Saturday Night is a graphic design, typography and illustration project created and shared by Alex Schlegel on his Behance profile. He used Maxon Cinema 4D to create a beautiful set of 3D letters with even more awesome light effects. Other set has a cutout style, as if there were layers of paper. All of the illustrations have greate usage of textures and spot on composition. They were all visual explorations on the typographic treatment for DIRECTV’s Super Saturday Night, the client was AT&T. Alex Schlegel is a freelancer motion designer and illustrator from Hamburg, Germany. For more information make sure to check out his website at http://www.alexschlegel.de/ - Alex also runs a blog with some incredible 3D explorations, it's like his lab for experimentation. Graphic Design
As you may know that we love personal projects on Abduzeedo, it’s a great way to keep you mind inspired and giving you a balance in your daily workflow. It’s also a great way to experiment ideas and concepts. We would like to share this editorial design by Mohammed Samir and his personal series of magazines called: Ting Studio. Published via Behance is the work from Mohammed Samir who is a Lead Designer at BBDO based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. I really enjoyed this background in Illustration and integrating it into branding and graphic design projects. This is a personal project I created to start a series of magazines under "Ting studio" name. The series will start visually with the exploration of the living creatures motion and the relation between it and the human behavior. Both graphical interpretation and photography are being used in all the magazine versions. It will include also sections about the traditional visual art subjects like typography but with a new graphical interpretation.
I stumbled across this beautiful illustration and graphic design project by Imédia Firme Créative, especially the work from Marie-Joëlle Lemire, Nicolas Lambert, Valérie Pilotte and Claudie Déry. It’s one of those things that you’ll giveaway as a gift and for this present case is so well done. I also really enjoy the print work with the shiny vinyl. Congrats to the whole team for winning an award for Applied Arts Magazine 2017 in Ilustration. Imédia Firme Créative is a studio based in Quebec City, Canada. Focusing their work into graphic design, art direction and branding; they believed that creativity has the power to transform human behaviour. With a mindset that ideas can produce results for their clients with an impactful challenge. Credits Art Direction: Marie-Joëlle Lemire Graphic Designers: Marie-Joëlle Lemire, Nicolas Lambert, Valérie Pilotte and Claudie Déry
I am one of those believers that believe that design can change the world by its purpose and its reasons. We do what we do for what we believe is worth fighting. We are able to create things that can drag emotions, thinking and more. Let’s take a closer at this editorial design by Mother Design for Save the Children. As I quote: “..creating an opportunity to engage with the people behind them”. Designed by Mother Design is a team of designers, strategists and producers with offices in London and New York City. With a mindset of working side-by-side with their clients, seeing their work for Save The Children gives a warm positivity for a great cause. Helping the children of Za′atari share their world. When Save The Children invited us to visit Za’atari – the world’s second largest refugee camp and home to over 80,000 Syrians – we discovered an incredible project. Magnum photographer Michael Christopher Brown had created a photography class in which he gave 12 children iPhones and equipped them with the skills to tell their own stories. These kids have no direct connection to the outside world; no way to share their story and, vitally, to have others respond. My Own Account was about going beyond the photographs, creating an opportunity to engage with the people behind them. We took inspiration from social media to create an exhibition in which visitors could show their love for the photographs that they really connected with. These interactions were recorded and shared with the children of Za’atari in what, for many, was their first interaction with the world outside since arriving at the camp.
Noway font plus icons is a graphic design and typography post shared by atipo ® on their Behance profile. Noway was originally designed as a corporate and signage typeface for London Luton Airport. Noway font-family is set up in five weights: thin, light, regular, medium and bold and a pack of 159 icons for every possible user. It is ideally suited for branding, packaging, editorial, way-finding and signage as well as web and screen design. The folks over atipo ® were also really nice to share the regular version of the font with everyone. You can download Download Noway Regular for free here! About atipo Atipo is a graphic design studio and foundry founded by Raúl García del Pomar and Ismael González located in Gijón/Xixón, Spain. Their main focus is on graphic communication, editorial design, corporate identity, web, motion, typography and illustration. For more information make sure to check out http://www.atipo.es/ Typography
Pictogram music posters 2017 is a graphic design project shared by Viktor Hertz on his Behance profile. The amazing thing about this project is that we featured Viktor back in 2011 when he posted the first version of this idea. He picked 15 songs from different artists to create a series of minimalist vector illustrations. It is also great to see the evolution of his style from the first iteration to this one. The forms got much simpler in a way, and there's a bit more color without the need of textures. For the 2017 Viktor selected songs from artists like Daft Punk, Elton John, Frank Ocean, Pixies, Miles Davis, Bestie Boys, Public Enemy, The Doors, Billy Joel and many others. Revisiting one of my first personal projects from 2011, I picked 15 songs from different artists and made pictogram posters of them. Graphic design About Viktor Hertz Viktor is a freelance graphic designer and digital artist from Uppsala, Sweden. He is available for commission work so make sure to check out his website at http://viktorhertz.bigcartel.com/
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
Nico Inosanto is a graphic designer based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. He focus his work mainly on typography for the making of new typefaces. We are taking a look at actually a book about an elegant and classy typeface of Nico’s called Felice. Taking on the approach of its editorial design work, the book is simply beautiful and conservative with its minimal pages and some highlighting the font with composition to devour. Nico Inosanto is graphic designer that works mostly with type. Having a passion for typography, Nico spend much of his time making new typefaces. Make sure to follow his work on Behance . Credits Cover printed by Spind Intern page, HP Indigo, Z Studio Binding by Olivier Molleyres, Neuchâtel Cover: Malmero Bleu – 300g/m² Intern: Rives Sentation Tradition Matt, bright white – 120g/m² Printed in 10 copies
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.