Fun story that is making the news lately, the original Blade Runner movie was released back in 1982 but here is the fun fact. The movie was set in the imaginary world of 2019, therefore in a few weeks we will ACTUALLY be in 2019. It's pretty cool to relive how they envisioned the future back in the early 80s. In relation to this story, we are sharing the brand identity for Future Future, a low-spirited & contemporary restaurant combining Japanese and Melbournian heritage.
Max Rompo shared a set of incredible posters he created for Fito Paez tour in Brazil. The poster design style is quite modernist taking advantages of the primitive shapes that form the Brazilian flag. In addition, the colors and typography are equally well designed.
We would like to feature the work from Matheus Gomes who is a graphic designer and art director based in São Paulo, Brazil. We are showcasing more specifically his project for Bente Tattoo Studio. Founded in July 2018 by Bente Berg, a tattoo artist where the studio is based in Bergenhus, Bergen, Norway. Combined with photography, the graphic design is clean with an introductory serif font which is pretty unique for a tattoo artist. I must admit the photography really sets the tone really well.
Duesseldorf is a beautiful city in western Germany, we are taking a look at the first official TEDx event brand identity entitled: TEDxKoenigsallee. Designed by a local brand strategy & design agency, KittoKatsu GmbH has been making an incredible work. I particularly love the different types what we say "icons" based on the theme of "The Future of...". I also like the choice of repetitive colors used, it's somehow reminding me of Figma but still very elegant. Check it out!
Mortise Design is a brand designer & illustrator based in Tokyo, Japan. He recently shared a brand identity for Sushi Junction, it's a colorful design mixed with Japanese & Chinese cuisine. It's really a common thing in Japan seeing many brands taking on their packaging designs to attract customers with limited time and always-on-the-go. What's interesting about Sushi Junction, It is the first Japanese restaurant in India to offer a wide variety of food and inspired from Indian flavors.
Happy Monday gang! Let's check the work from Freshblood Creative Services, a creative studio based in Moscow, Russian Federation. They recently released a brand identity project they worked for Mikron, a leading microelectronic enterprise in Europe. It's actually a redesign, they have kept the previous logo icon but they updated the typeface with a font that is slightly condensed. It's a nice look but I think where this is getting interesting, it's the inspiration welcomed for the quality of the print.
BEWARE of a tasty Pizza picture in this article. On the serious side, I do miss making brand identities. The feeling of going to the printer to proof a print job for your client was a lot of fun. Somehow there "this" creative freedom where I am keep searching whenever I work on digital projects. The folks from Studio Holt gave me a great reminder of that time. Located in Reykjavik, Iceland, they are a creative studio and they have worked a brand identity for Flatey – Pizza Napoletana.
El Diablo is an art director and illustrator based in Vancouver, BC in Canada. His illustration works are mostly for music albums. I just love the color palette and illustrative style. I have rarely seen a beautiful combination of colors between peach and slight-greeny-blue colors mixing so well together. You should definitely check out more of his work on Behance.
Let's take a look at this colorful rebranding by the folks from Carré Noir, it's a branding agency located in beautiful Paris, France. They have worked with Stootie to helped make a bold and evolving identity based on the theme of "people energy". Imagine having a group of individuals available to help with your daily chores from renovations, moving, deliveries and more. I love the super clever concept of the logo and seeing animated gives a total giveaway of what the brand is all about.
We are starting it off with a combination of calligraphy & print design project by 行行珂 HunkXing, who is a graphic designer based in Beijing, China. To be more specific, it's a summary of some of the typography works from 2017-2018. Even though it's a different language, we still can appreciate the visual approach of the overall design. It's really enjoyable!
It's booked! We will be heading down to Singapore for our yearly vacation, nothing cooler than exploring designers, artists, and photographers based in this beautiful country. Let's take a look at the work of Foreign Policy and their Brand Identity for The Clifford Pier. I took this particular project because the design truly reflects the colours from Singapore after watching so many travel videos on the subject.
Ben Ali Souheil shared a beautiful poster design project on his Behance profile. The work was done for the Red Bull Music Academy BASS CAMP, a branded affair that rounds up an ensemble of regional artists over three days of collaborative creativity. Dubai hosted its first BASS CAMP in 2013 at Bastakiya, a traditional backdrop to the urban metropolis. The location celebrated the fusion of medieval and modern, serving as inspiration for this design project.
Firman Suci Ananda and Zulfan Iskandar are designers from Indonesia and they shared this very inspiring graphics and editorial design post on their Behance profile. It is titled "Typoforma - Issue No.1" and as you can see by its name, the focus is pretty much on typography and composition. You might ask me, this looks like any other editorial post. You are right, however, this post, in particular, illustrates quite well the direction I believe the web is going to.
Let's kick it off with an experimental poster design project entitled: Zero Posters Vol. 1. Designed by Alaa Tameem and tariq yosef shishani, they are following their path of Unkown territories but so awesome at the same time. So it's particularly cool to look at and let's not get into his graphic design work. It's quite breathtaking, check it out, very happy about this feature!
We live in a digital world with everyone glued to their smartphones at every turn but the analog world is still very important, especially when it comes to promoting events and strengthening your brand through carefully crafted printed materials. This could range from the traditional collateral like business cards, letterheads, envelopes to more graphical pieces. A good example is flyers. I am addicted to flyers and even went through a phase of collecting them. Every time I would go to a cool shop I’d undoubtedly spot a handful of flyers promoting events and parties.
There is a beauty to see designs translated in various languages and again it's even more inspiring to see it coming from different backgrounds from all over the World. Let's take a look at the work of 劉家芸 liujiayun who is a graphic designer & illustrator based in Taipei City, Taiwan. First of all, I am so attracted by the art direction with colours and concepts for SCHEMA｜食在有藝Arc&Art. It's a stunning design and you should definitely check out her Behance.
Silvino González Morales shared a quite beautiful post on graphic design featuring a set of abstract illustrations titled Espectros. The idea is simple, it basically blends shapes with a radial gradient. However the composition makes it very unique. As the wise man say, the simple things are always the most difficult to achieve. Silvino proved that to be right. I wouldn't mind having one of those in my house.
Let's kick it off with a beautiful branding & editorial design by Angello Torres who is a graphic designer from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Ver Para Oír / Jardín Japonés translated to See To Hear / Japanese Garden and I simply love this project. The mixture of the culture, colours and you just gotta love that font Avant Garde who has been my go-to font for years. Check it out, this project is beautifully shown in execution and presentation.
Following up with the #FridayFeature, let's take a look at the work of CHALLENGE Studio based in Gliwice, Poland. They focus their work in Web Design, Branding, Art Direction and we are featuring the branding pack from 2016-2017 with logo design, brand identity and more. Make sure to follow their work on Behance.
We are taking a look at this very cool visual identity project for Kodak, a place for music. Designed by Estudio Albino and Roberto De Leon who are both from Guadalajara, Mexico. What I love about this project is first of all the tone they used on the use of the logos across the branding, you totally understand the movement generated by music through the distortion. It's a beautiful understatement and surely is creative on all ends. Enjoy!