Nomen Nescio was founded by the designer couple Niina and Timo Leskelä in 2012 with the aim to create timeless, thoughtful and long-lasting design. The company’s name, the latin term “nomen nescio” and its acronym “N.N.”, stands for “name unknown”.
The Nomen Nescio Archives developed by Stefan Gandl as part of the brand’s new visual identity is a documentation of Nomen Nescio’s clothing system, an ever growing collection since the company's start in 2012. The publication concept celebrates the beauty of Nomen Nescio’s craftsmanship, minimalist designs, materials and textures in printed form. The clothbound slipcase houses two publications “Archives I” and its supplement “Archives II”. While “Archives I” is a purely non-verbal visual experience, chronologically showcasing detailed photos of Nomen Nescio’s collection with their corresponding product codes, the “Archives II” supplement works as a descriptive index reference for the main catalog “Archives I”.
“Archives I” is a purely non-verbal visual experience, chronologically showcasing photos of Nomen Nescio’s collection with their corresponding product codes. The layout is based on Nomen Nescio’s logo baed signature grid.
Nomen Nescio Archives II
“Archives II” supplement works as a descriptive index reference for the main catalogue “Archives I”.
Credits & more information
- Concept & Design: Stefan Gandl
- Photos/Product Images: Lina Jelanski represented by Duotone
- Typeface: Nomen Nescio™ Pro by Stefan Gandl via abcneu
- Case study Nomen Nescio Visual Identity
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