We are looking at a brand identity project by Laszlo Polgar and team for the Mosoly Otthon Foundation. Together, they went through the process to create a logo and packaging work on products that would have been on sale in profits on the non-profit organization. What I liked a lot about this project is the use of drawings made by the autistic people and branded through the identity and products. It creates quite a personal touch that is hard to go unnoticed. Behind this project, we have a team and art director Laszlo Polgar who worked on this for a good foundation named: Mosoly Otthon Foundation that supports autistic children and grown-ups alike, among others by organizing regular drawing activities for them. More information about Mosoly Otthon Foundation. Our task was to create an identity for Autistic Art, a design brand of Mosoly Otthon Foundation. The foundation supports autistic children and gown-ups alike, among others by organizing regular drawing activities for them – and sells products that feature artworks created during these classes. Photo Gallery Credits Creative Director: Falvay Laszlo Copywriters: Sos Dora, Tamas Simonyi, Bence Judak Art Director: Laszlo Polgar Project Manager: Zsofia Wagner, Katalin Giran More Links Make sure to follow Laslo on Behance
Le Petit Prince is a graphic design project created and shared by Rafa Miqueleto. It was a commissioned work done inspired by The Little Prince movie. One of the coolest things about this project is the tools and materials used. It's a paper craft full of style. The details and the dimensionality added by layers of papers and folds is just beautiful. In addition to that, and the most amazing in my opinion, is the irregularities of the cuts. I have tried to do this type of work in Illustration and Photoshop, however it always end up looking to uniform or computer generated. Nothing can beat the real deal, it's almost a homage to graphic design projects from a different era, an era without computers. Rafa Miqueleto is a graphic designer and illustrator from Sao Paulo, Brazil. He has a super strong portfolio with more amazing projects like this one. I highly recommend you to check it out at http://cargocollective.com/miqueleto Graphic design and paper craft Making Of
We are fans of graphic design, photo manipulation and retouching. We can see a lot of incredible work done for the advertising industry. The quality of the work is so good that most of the times you are convinced that what you see is real. Of course when we saw the work done by the folks over at Filtre Studio we knew we had to post it here on ABDZ. Filtre Studio’s primary focus is high-end graphic design and creative image retouching and CGI . They work with advertising agencies, design firms and photographers to artistically enhance images, or in some cases create them from scratch. Their projects range from simple color correction to complex multi-image composites, combining 10 or more images. Prior to founding Filtre Studio in 2007, Robert Frolich spent over eighteen years working as an advertising art director and creative director on brands like Sony, International Truck and General Motors. Filtre Studio is an award-winning production studio focused on creating inspired imagery through high-end retouching, compositing and CGI. Merging our considerable artistic experience and technical expertise, we provide clients with a wide range of post-production skills and creative problem solving to create consistently beautiful visuals. In addition to being a contributor to Advanced Photoshop Magazine (UK) and Advanced Creation (France), their retouching work has been recognized in publications and awards shows including Communication Arts, Lürzer’s Archive 200 Best Digital Artists, US Ad Review, German Vanity Fair, ADDY Awards, International Photography Awards, Effie, Summit and Webby Awards. For more information make sure to check out http://www.filtrestudio.com/ Graphic design and photo manipulation
The byHAUS Studio shared a great brand identity and graphic design project on their Behance profile. It's the new identity for The Metropolitain Orchestra with Yannick Nézet-Séguin. They describe it as a rethought the identity by playing with contrasts and sensations. The new logo is a monogram composed of two letters: one anchored in modernity, the other in a classical tradition. Moreover, the perfect circle which replaces the letter O is exploited throughout a graphic design platform as a window where the music is expressed. A lyrical and opulent typographic game completes the identity system. Thus, OM proudly takes the place it deserves: an orchestra assumed, relevant, well of its time, but still and always resolutely classic - in their own words. The project is a great example of modernizing but still keeping it simple and elegant. You can see from the before and after that the circle from the original logo was preserved and became the O of Orchestre as they mentioned. Below we showcase a bit more of the project and some of its graphic design applications. Also make sure to check out the website at http://orchestremetropolitain.com Brand Identity and Graphic Design Before and after
Nothing is more refreshing than a dose of lettering design that is quite awesome, inspiring and playful to look at. Well, this is exactly what Chicago-based freelance lettering artist/designer Kyle Letendre has done and it's stunning! First comment is that I love his colour palette on this project was he recalled them to be various pieces of lettering from the past year or so. It kind of reminded me of the colours from the biru brand Sapporo, don't you think? I just liked the variety of different styles included in this collection, quite impressive. Behind the lettering, we have featuring the work of Kyle Letendre who is a freelance lettering artist and designer currently based in Chicago, USA. Follow his work and experimentations via his Instagram. Some of his Work More Links Follow Kyle on Instagram Check out Kyle's personal site kyleletendre.com
Nothing to start off your Weekend with an editorial project made by a graphic design student. The project is called: Xplore Newsletter and it has been designed by Parmuditho Wahyudhana. Remove the fact that I loved his choice of subject which was the city of Tokyo but I enjoyed his treatment on the layout with different shapes into the grid to make everything messy and unique at the same time. I also enjoyed his direction on the pictures with a psychedelic approach that gives you an impression of Japan from the 60s, beautiful work Parmuditho! Looking forward to see more of you in the future. Behind this school project is the work from Parmuditho Wahyudhana who is a graphic design student from Jakarta, Indonesia. You should definitely follow his work on Behance. Newsletter about tourism and travel, assignment from typography class. The brief is to designing a Newsletter about one of the asian country, the contents it can be about traveling, politics, culture and etc.
We love packaging projects and it's even more interesting when they are made by students. Let's give a look at this project from the Mid Sweden University, a cultural exchange and food between Sweden and Japan through fika. What's Fika? It's a Swedish term for "to have coffee" that comes mostly with pastries, cookies or pie. For this case, they decided to mix Japanese senbei cookies and green tea to create a brand named: Saikai. Published via Behance is a project from students collaboration between Maja Ahlund, Alma Lindström, Hanna Simu and Emma Waleij from the Mid Sweden University; an exchange of fika experiences with Japanese students at three schools was made. The hexagon shape stands for communication and balance, inspired by nature. Nature is also the inspiration for the pattern with mountains, winds blowing, rivers flowing and fields of tea and rice. The cookie box serves as protection for the cookies as well as a serving tray. Also, it's great fun to play around with! Credits Maja Ahlund Alma Lindström Hanna Simu Emma Waleij
The EPA Graphic Standards System was a guide to consolidate numerous US state offices with their graphic design and communications department. Back then, millions of dollars were being wasted annually due to non-standardized formats, inefficient processes, and almost everything being designed from scratch. 40 years later, creators of the NYCTA and NASA Graphics Standards Manual reissues are back in collaboration with the design firm that once worked on the EPA for a new edition. Currently live on Kickstarter is a collaboration from designers Hamish Smyth and Jesse Reed of Standards Manual partnered with AIGA and legendary design firm Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv (responsible for Chase bank, NBC & PBS logos) to reissue the 1977 EPA Guide as a hardcover book. A portion of the proceeds will go to Earthjustice’s programmatic expenses in their mission to protect the environment and AIGA’s operational expenses for its Design Archives, which identify, preserve, and make collections of enduring value available to the public. Original Scans
We are featuring the work from Rita Goulão from her art direction and branding works where lettering and typography shines on every single piece of work. Based in Barcelona, aside from her work, you can definitely tuned in to her monthly radioshow at Rádio Quântica. A designer and a DJ both together for a great combination of graphic design with a musical flair. Hope you like it! Via Behance, this is the work from Min (1988) aka Rita Goulão who is an artist and designer based in Barcelona, Spain. Working mainly in design, illustration and also music, you can definitely follow her experiments with typography and lettering on her Instagram.. As a DJ, she's part of Monster Jinx, an independent label where she worked as graphic designer and art director, and now occasionally collaborates with. She also leads a monthly radioshow at Rádio Quântica, Mineralogy, where she shares her music selections with the rest of the world.
Let's take a look at a branding & art direction project by Size Agency about the Family Takes Book through its identity, branding and graphic design. Reading stories for your kids is a part of parenting that we somehow neglect with the age of technology. It's definitely easier with tablets or phones for interactivity but somehow it's always good to keep our roots. Published on Behance, we are featuring the work from Size Agency who is a studio based in Zagreb, Croatia. I loved how they put an accent on typography across their work, definitely give them a follow. Family Tales is one of the most exciting UK startups that connects parents directly with writers who make personalized stories for their kids. Credits Marko Cvijetic Andrej Virant Sadiković Jurica Koletić Ivan Fistric
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