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.
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.
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.
With the year coming to an end, most of us will be publishing the work we’ve done during the past year. I stumbled across with the work from Sociedad Anónima who is a designer focusing his work into graphic design, branding and art direction based in Mexico City, Mexico. We are featuring a series of logo work that Sociedad has worked and they are quite beautiful. Playing with different approaches and style, it’s nice to see the work from different perspective. Selection of logos created during 2016. More Information: http://www.sociedadanonima.mx.
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.
Awoke Magazine is a branding and editorial design project shared by Lucas Berghoef. Awoke is a digital and traditional lifestyle magazine focussing on a different view on fashion, music and art. As a fan of black and white themes, Lucas really put together something quite beautiful. The typography is quite modern and the little text effect to increase contrast works quite well. It also gave me some ideas for the new version of Abduzeedo. Editorial Design About the designer Lucas is a young passioned graphic designer currently working in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. I work as a freelance designer and I'm always interested in collaborating with other passioned designers & agencies with fresh ideas. For more information check out http://www.lucasberghoef.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.
It's the holiday season and it's very common to exchange gifts during this time due to Christmas. We all love to get presents and our excitement to open the it to see what we get makes us most of the times forget about the wrapping paper. Maria Giemza shared an awesome graphic design project with some beautiful illustrations for wrapping papers on her Behance profile. I love the style of the work and how simple it looks but still preserving the elegance. I know we don't post that many graphic design work, but this one deserves the feature.. This year I made two series of wrapping papers, one with circus patterns (performing acrobats and mimes) and the other with x-mas patterns (Santas loosing presents and people chopping Christmas trees). Graphic design Maria Giemza is a freelance illustrator currently based in Berlin. Always curious to talk and develop new projects. For more information check out http://mariagiemza.com/
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.
Wikipedia, we all have used at least a couple times during the course of our lives to gain information on a certain subject. They are really reliable, always up-to-date and above all mostly tell the story behind what we are usually looking for. We can’t easily lose track of time and reading. How about if it was in a magazine form? Or even a popular science art magazine? Well this is what Malwin Béla Hürkey, he is designer currently based in Berlin. His work is focused on art direction for brand development, typography and of course editorial design. Hope you will like it! "eins und null" is a popular science art magazine series which is dedicated to set the existing knowledge of Wikipedia articles into a new visual context and over this course to give them a new graphical interpretation. Each issue draws its attention on two abstract opponents. Issue 001 confronts the phenomenons of physical reflection and absorption. The magazine targets to give a modest, but also adequate definition of each phenomenon, with models of practical relevance to our everyday life. The series aims to spark ones curiosity for scientifical wikipedia articles. More Information: http://huerkey.com.
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.
I would like to share the work from Sweety anc Co who is studio based in Porto Alegre, Brazil. They strongly focus their work in branding, packaging and it’s amazing! At first glance, you’ll notice the colour palette is quite vibrant with fluo colours of green, purple, pink and more. The second thing you will notice is the variety of branding work, they aren’t only focus in one specific style but many including funky illustration, CGI, pattern work and more. It’s quite a long feature compares what we usually publish but it’s totally worth the inspirational scroll! Please enjoy! More Information: http://sweetyand.co.
In my opinion, with all the tech and gadgets that is available to us. I still feel that giving away your business card (after a first client meeting, interview and etc) is part of a good form of communication to explicitly define an impression of yourself on a piece of print. The first impression is always definitive for the future overcome of your intentions. I also believe that there isn’t something as a rule in designing a business card, from the design to the choice of print and paper. Let’s take a look at this sublime collection of business card designs by Anagrama Studio who is a brand development agency based in Mexico. Hope you will enjoy the variety and style of this lovely and inspiring collection. More Information: http://www.anagrama.com.