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2015 Target Branding by Allan Peters

2015 Target Branding by Allan Peters

Allan Peters is a creative director/designer based in Minneapolis, MN. Working at the in-house studio at Target as Associate Creative Director, Allan was the responsible for designing the iconic Threshold logo, which was part of the largest rebrand in Target’s history. Today we are featuring his latest work on the Target 2015 Branding. All Rights to Allan Peters All Rights to Allan Peters All Rights to Allan Peters All Rights to Allan Peters All Rights to Allan Peters All Rights to Allan Peters All Rights to Allan Peters Behind-the-Scenes All Rights to Allan Peters All Rights to Allan Peters All Rights to Allan Peters Links Find out more about Allan Peters: http://cargocollective.com/peters Follow Allan on Behance: https://www.behance.net/AllanPeters

Stunning Staircases Series curated by Tim Gaweco

Stunning Staircases Series curated by Tim Gaweco

Tim Gaweco is a Photographer based in Toronto, Canada. Geared up with a Fujifilm X100S and XT10, Tim showcase a beautiful wide range of photography. From travel, portraits, black/white and of course staircases. Enjoy this series curated by Tim and others. Links Find out more about Tim Gaweco: https://500px.com/tgaweco Follow Tim on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tgaweco/

The Work of Balraj Chana

The Work of Balraj Chana

Balraj Chana is a product designer based in London, UK. With 8 years of experience, Balraj is exceptionally good in UI design, UX and Branding/Identity works. I must admit, reading about his design process was a delight to devour. Totally helpful for anyone looking more into UX. Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works. All Rights to Balraj Chana All Rights to Balraj Chana All Rights to Balraj Chana All Rights to Balraj Chana All Rights to Balraj Chana All Rights to Balraj Chana All Rights to Balraj Chana All Rights to Balraj Chana All Rights to Balraj Chana Links Find out more about Balraj Chana: http://circularchaos.com Follow Balraj on Dribbble: https://dribbble.com/circularchaos

BSU Series by Lars Focke

BSU Series by Lars Focke

Lars Focke is a freelance designer and photographer based in Hamburg, Germany. Mixing his background in design with his passion in photography, Lars took truly stunning shots from the BSU (Behörde für Stadtentwicklung und Umwelt) in Hamburg and digitalized them. Please enjoy! I see in my photographic work a strong inspiration from science fiction topics like the visual language of Stanley Kubrick and Ridley Scott or motifs such as the feeling of abandonment and orientation in a suddenly unfamiliar desolate environment. I am looking for designs that stand out from their surroundings as strange or unnatural to reduce them to their minimum form. All Rights to Lars Focke All Rights to Lars Focke All Rights to Lars Focke All Rights to Lars Focke All Rights to Lars Focke All Rights to Lars Focke All Rights to Lars Focke All Rights to Lars Focke Links Find out more about Lars Focke: http://www.larsfocke.de/ Follow Lars on Behance: https://www.behance.net/LarsFocke

The Work of UENO

The Work of UENO

A few months back, we've featured the work of Haraldur Thorleifsson who's the Creative Director at UENO; a digital agency based in San Francisco, USA. We want to showcase more works from these folks because it's great digging through their process and experimentations. All Rights to UENO All Rights to UENO All Rights to UENO All Rights to UENO All Rights to UENO All Rights to UENO All Rights to UENO All Rights to UENO Links Find out more about UENO: http://www.ueno.co Follow UENO on Dribble: https://dribbble.com/ueno

Tokyo Desu Photography Series by Nina Geometrieva

Tokyo Desu Photography Series by Nina Geometrieva

Nina Geometrieva is a designer that focus into Graphic Design, Illustration and Branding. On her recent trip to Japan, she worked on a collaboration with Damjan Cvetkov Dimitrov on taking really stunning pictures/GIFs. Simply creative, give it a look! What sets Tokyo and Japan apart from the entire world was of course the attention to detail and detail within detail. The greasiest, darkest and most marginal street corners were impeccably clean. Not always the tidiest things but they worked and everything served it’s own purpose. If you stepped into the right street corner, you could see where Motoko Kusanagi from the anime Ghost in the Shell would run through, chasing another cyberized perpetrator. All Rights to Nina Geometrieva All Rights to Nina Geometrieva All Rights to Nina Geometrieva All Rights to Nina Geometrieva All Rights to Nina Geometrieva All Rights to Nina Geometrieva All Rights to Nina Geometrieva All Rights to Nina Geometrieva All Rights to Nina Geometrieva Links See the full project here: https://goo.gl/2SPR5b Find out more about Nina Geometrieva: https://www.behance.net/ninageo Follow Nina on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/geometrieva

UI Works by Aurélien Salomon

UI Works by Aurelien Salomon

Aurélien Salomon is a UI/UX designer currently based in Paris. Having studied in engineering, I really do enjoyed his intuitional UX like his Craiglist redesign for example. Check out his work, it's quite impressive. All Rights to Aurélien Salomon All Rights to Aurélien Salomon All Rights to Aurélien Salomon All Rights to Aurélien Salomon All Rights to Aurélien Salomon All Rights to Aurélien Salomon All Rights to Aurélien Salomon All Rights to Aurélien Salomon All Rights to Aurélien Salomon All Rights to Aurélien Salomon Links Find out more about Aurélien Salomon: https://dribbble.com/aureliensalomon

La Forêt Oubliée Characters by Jordi Villaverde

La Forêt Oubliée Characters by Jordi Villaverde

Jordi Villaverde is a 2D Artist, Character Designer, Illustrator based in Barcelona, Spain. I really do enjoyed his style, how colorful it is and it's always insightful that he shares his process from the sketches to the final result. All Rights to Jordi Villaverde All Rights to Jordi Villaverde All Rights to Jordi Villaverde All Rights to Jordi Villaverde All Rights to Jordi Villaverde All Rights to Jordi Villaverde All Rights to Jordi Villaverde All Rights to Jordi Villaverde All Rights to Jordi Villaverde All Rights to Jordi Villaverde Links Find out more about Jordi Villaverde: http://villaisdrawing.com Follow Jordi's Work on Behance: https://www.behance.net/villaisdrawing

Revue Custom Logotype Process by Paul von Excite

Revue Custom Logotype Process by Paul von Excite

Our good buddy Paul von Excite is a designer that specializes in Logos, Lettering, Typography and more. He recently published a beautiful process about his redesign of the logo he did for RevueCheck it out! In Paul's Words In this article I am going take you through my usual process of creating a custom logotype for a client. 1. Introduction 2. Get to know the Brand 3. Research and Inspiration 4. Sketching 5. Concept Development 6. Digitalizing and Revisions 7. Alternate versions 8. The Final Result All Rights to Paul von Excite 1. Introduction Revue is the easiest tool to create a weekly email newsletter. You focus on curation, we'll make sure it looks good.Revue is a new tool that creates newsletters within a few clicks. The tool can be used to gather existing content, order it, add some personal words and send out the resulting ready designed newsletter to subscribers. Revue can be used by everyone; from families, starters and start-ups to companies who already have a subscriber database. A Revue account includes a predesigned landing page with signup form that can be shared to reach out and boost the number of subscribers. Existing subscribers can be imported from several sources including MailChimp. 2. Get to know the Brand On before hand I always ask a few question to the client in terms of; what they do, their goals, target-audience, keywords, direction of style for the logo specifically and a few reference images. All these questions come in handy when starting your inspiration journey.Their goal is to build a brand with Revue in the future and are searching for a simple and clean custom type, friendly and approachable for consumers as well as the business market. Yet simple it need to have it's own identity and stand out from other competitors. For alternate standalone use on smaller sizes they also needed a distinctive "R" icon.Keywords: Personal, Elegant, Clean, Modern, Simple, Professional, Strong, Warm, Classic, Friendly.Next to the description and keywords the client also wanted to explore certain other styles based on reference of my previous work, like; Brthrs, Stencil, Painterly, Craft. Not all of these examples have the right specification in relation to the description and keywords but it is good to explore other possibilities. 3. Research and Inspiration All received information is a good starting point for beginning the research, which I'd like to start creating a small mood board of logo styles I personally find a good fit and inspirational letterforms I may end up using. All Rights to Paul von Excite 4. Sketching Partly thanks to doing research I have a strong idea for direction in mind which I'm going to visually develop in the sketch phase. This phase primary focuses on; sizes, letterforms and connection options. Usually with the letter connection part I run into problems, in this particular case I see the "v-u" connection could be a problem and read as a "r". Other than that, I didn't see any big problems on before hand. All Rights to Paul von Excite All Rights to Paul von Excite At this point the client will get involved. It would be a waste of time to fully develop a logo without consulting the clients preference. At first the client liked the right middle option most but after a quick digital transfer and mock up on the website we both agreed the middle left one was the best option and suited the description best. As I already mentioned above, the "v-u" is a problem, the legibility was way better disconnecting the "v-u". 5. Concept Development It is time to transfer the raw sketch work into an usable detailed sketch for digitalizing. Vectorizing the raw sketch work is also an option but I like to do as less digital work as possible. All Rights to Paul von Excite All Rights to Paul von Excite All Rights to Paul von Excite 6. Digitalizing and Revisions I am here working with 0 and 90 degree bezier handles method, there is a excellent tutorial about that method over at AGCS by Dave Coleman. All Rights to Paul von Excite As I mentioned earlier, the detailed sketch iteration had room for improvement. In above shown picture, the layered vector WIP is shown on top of the scanned detailed sketch. The revisions I made are foremost; width/size adjustments, kerning and consistent tails/connections/slants.A quick tip: I always found it very helpful to send a concept to another "lettering" designer to gain other insights and feedback. All Rights to Paul von Excite All Rights to Paul von Excite All Rights to Paul von Excite 7. Alternate version Now the full logotype has been created, we still need an alternate initial "R" icon for smaller sizes usage. Goal was to maintain the character of the "R".I Sketched out two ideas, one based on the existing "R" which was good but not that ideal for usage without the circle. The second one has a cut off leg, we both agreed this was the best option as it was usable with and without a circle and maintained the character of the "R". All Rights to Paul von Excite All Rights to Paul von Excite 8. The Final result From the first mail contact till the final result it took me around 40 hours to complete. The new logo for Revue is now ready for actual use and I'm very happy about the final result. I hope this insight in my process has been helpful. I'm open for feedback to improve future articles of this kind. Thanks for reading! 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Illustrative Works by German Gonzalez

Illustrative Works by German Gonzalez

German Gonzalez is a graphic designer and illustrator based in Medellin, Colombia. Mainly focusing in fashion, music and art, I love the style that German is involving into. Would be quite interesting to see more of him in the future years. Give it a look! All Rights to German Gonzalez All Rights to German Gonzalez All Rights to German Gonzalez All Rights to German Gonzalez All Rights to German Gonzalez All Rights to German Gonzalez All Rights to German Gonzalez All Rights to German Gonzalez All Rights to German Gonzalez All Rights to German Gonzalez All Rights to German Gonzalez All Rights to German Gonzalez Links Find out more about German Gonzalez: http://germangonzalez.co Like German Gonzalez on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/germangonzalezillustration

Mcdonalds Monopoly Print Campaign by Chris LaBrooy

Mcdonalds Monopoly Print Campaign by Chris LaBrooy

Chris LaBrooy is an artist currently based in the UK. Working with a large brand is not always easy but when it comes to fun, energetic and tyopgraphy! Well Chris puts it so well together with vibrant and playful concepts. Quite inspiring! A fun energetic print campaign for Mcdonalds Monopoly promotion in France. Creative collaboration with Nobrain in France. All Rights to Chris LaBrooy All Rights to Chris LaBrooy All Rights to Chris LaBrooy All Rights to Chris LaBrooy All Rights to Chris LaBrooy All Rights to Chris LaBrooy All Rights to Chris LaBrooy Links Find out more about Chris LaBrooy: http://www.chrislabrooy.com Follow Chris's work on Behance: https://www.behance.net/chrislabrooy

Japan Street Photography by Yuma Yamashita

Japan Street Photography by Yuma Yamashita

I've been following Yuma's work ever since I saw his feature on Herschel Supply about Tokyo. Wandered 3 cities of Japan myself, seeing his work makes me wanna go back and admire the work of Street photographers. Check him out! All Rights to Yuma Yamashita All Rights to Yuma Yamashita All Rights to Yuma Yamashita All Rights to Yuma Yamashita All Rights to Yuma Yamashita All Rights to Yuma Yamashita All Rights to Yuma Yamashita All Rights to Yuma Yamashita All Rights to Yuma Yamashita All Rights to Yuma Yamashita All Rights to Yuma Yamashita All Rights to Yuma Yamashita Links Follow Yuma on Instagram: https://instagram.com/yuma1983/

Shimida Corporation Branding by Masaomi Fujita

Shimida Corporation Branding by Masaomi Fujita

Masaomi Fujita is an Art Director at Tegusu, a creative and design office based in Tokyo and Yokohama. Since 2012, his studio specialized to a wide variety of works from concept planning to design work in CI and VI development for companies and shops. Check it out. Shimada Co., Ltd., an old firm established in 1921 and based in Nishiyodogawa-ku Osaka city, sells furniture materials and interior materials, as well as makes furniture. In response to the company’s consultation regarding CI renewal upon the office relocation, tegusu established CI and a guideline for use of it and designed signatures and business cards. All Rights to Masaomi Fujita All Rights to Masaomi Fujita All Rights to Masaomi Fujita All Rights to Masaomi Fujita All Rights to Masaomi Fujita All Rights to Masaomi Fujita All Rights to Masaomi Fujita All Rights to Masaomi Fujita All Rights to Masaomi Fujita All Rights to Masaomi Fujita Links More info about Masaomi Fujita: http://tegusu.com Follow Masaomi on Behance: https://www.behance.net/tegusu

Minimal Pure Series by Feridun Akgüngör

Minimal Pure Series by Feridun Akgüngör

Feridun Akgungor is an Art Director/Digital Artist from Istanbul, Turkey. He created this wonderful series called "Minimal Pure" and the title says it all. Love the perspective of the angles taken and the selection of vivid colours to showcase a different approach. Check it out! All Rights to Feridun Akgungor All Rights to Feridun Akgungor All Rights to Feridun Akgungor All Rights to Feridun Akgungor All Rights to Feridun Akgungor All Rights to Feridun Akgungor All Rights to Feridun Akgungor All Rights to Feridun Akgungor All Rights to Feridun Akgungor Links More info about Feridun Akgungor, check him out on Behance: https://www.behance.net/elmomaclroy

Super Stylish Package Design

I simply love package design! I firmly believe that a well designed package can make a difference for a lot of people when deciding what product to buy. From color scheme to textures, from label to type, every detail count when it comes to packaging. So of course I really admire designers that create beautiful and inspiring work as the ones we will show here today. From edamame to cold pressed juices, cocktail kits to milk and more, we have some pretty stylish packaging to show. Check it out! And make sure to click the images to know more about each design. ;) Cocktail Kit RM Rum Korova Milk Edamame - One Smart Bean Jucy Lu Cowamilka LYRA Chocolate Monster Milk miyu Gillemore Moo Milk

The Work of Havi Cruz

The Work of Havi Cruz

Havi Cruz is a designer that specialized in typography and illustration currently based in Saltillo, Mexico. I truly appreciate the level of details in Havi's works, it's totally impressive and the fact that he can explore different mediums as well. It's quite versatile. All Rights to Havi Cruz All Rights to Havi Cruz All Rights to Havi Cruz All Rights to Havi Cruz All Rights to Havi Cruz Links More info about Havi Cruz, check him out on Behance: https://www.behance.net/havicruz

Nike Football Untouchable Packaging

Nike Football Untouchable Packaging

Some of us might think that Branding is going to the same direction as Print where the Digital World is taking over things. I'd liked to think to the contrary where I feel creative projects can be achieved just like this beautiful project from Hovercraft. Nike Football asked us to create a limited package for their most technically advanced cleat, the Vapor Untouchable. The package was sent to Texas’ top sixteen high school teams as an invitation to an exclusive event. The package is secured with a belly band, and the two angular flaps are secured together with hidden magnets. An acrylic panel with a screen printed invitation to the event covers the metallic silver cleats. The interior of the box is reflective silver foil, with an info card inset into the bottom of the box. We achieved ultimate shine with this one. All Rights to Hovercraft All Rights to Hovercraft All Rights to Hovercraft All Rights to Hovercraft All Rights to Hovercraft Links More info about Hovercraft: http://hovercraftstudio.com Follow Hovercrat on Behance: https://www.behance.net/hovercraft