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New Edition newspaper redesign

New Edition newspaper redesign

Category: Colour, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Magazines,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 20th 2013
No. of comments: 0

We're really liking the layout and colour palettes used by BachGarde Design when they put together a new look and feel for Nya Upplagan (New Edition), a free Swedish newspaper. Combining strong blocks of colour, typography, and black and white photography reminiscent of traditional newspaper printing, the Stockholm-based studio have...

Bubble Wrap Typography

Bubble Wrap Typography

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Magazines,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 20th 2013
No. of comments: 4

Spanish graphic design studio Lo Siento have developed a 3D typographic technique where they inject coloured water inside the blisters of bubble wrap to create letters. Having been commissioned for a Wired magazine cover, it's a delicate process but clearly worth it! ...

French Paper Company's 140th Anniversary

French Paper Company's 140th Anniversary

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Packaging, Design / Print, Illustration, Printing/Production, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 20th 2013
No. of comments: 0

This year is the 140th anniversary of the French Paper Company, a Michigan-based paper mill that produces speciality papers. To celebrate, they've completely redesigned their cartons and ream wraps. The striking, illustrative design is a historial look at the company's history, featuring logos and icons from their branding pas...

Berta Models

Berta Models

Category: Advertising, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Fashion, Photography, Web / Design,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 13th 2013
No. of comments: 0

This fun identity for a Barcelona-based model agency was created by Art Director Eren Saracevic. Playing on the idea that 'without models, fashion photography would just be clothes' the emphasis was on colourful and strong visuals which would be appealing to a young audience. ...

Pixar Playing Cards

Pixar Playing Cards

Category: Design / Packaging, Design / Print, Documentaries/Film, Illustration, Other Design Fields, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 13th 2013
No. of comments: 0

A self-proclaimed 'huge' Pixar fan, graphic designer and illustrator Chris Anderson has made a lot of Pixar-related work over the years including this set of deluxe playing cards which he produced as part of a university project. ...

Dolores Oliver

Dolores Oliver

Category: Colour, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Editorial, Design / Print,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 13th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Dolores Oliver's work for a music festival in Argentina is an explosion of colour. She combines photography, geometric shapes and typography in a very distinctive style across a range of print media. Really nice stuff. ...

2013 Isometric Risograph Calendar

2013 Isometric Risograph Calendar

Category: Colour, Design / Print, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 13th 2013
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High-speed, photocopier-like Risograph printing is becoming increasingly popular in the design world and this rather beautiful calendar by Paper Pusher clearly demonstrates why. Exploring overprinting, halftones, and fluorescent inks, each geometric design is easy on the eye and an interesting example of what Riso can do. ...

Advice for design students

Advice for design students

Category: Blogs, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Interviews / Studio, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: May 13th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Looking at Branding the other day, we got on to the subject of 'how much do you charge for a logo"? So, here's a useful bunch of advice by David Airey that should answer some of those questions. Oh, and ...
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TR-Pseudonym

TR-Pseudonym

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 1st 2013
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We were pretty stoked to see Australian part-time teacher Tim Ruxton get a write-up on FPO today. TR-Pseudonum is a typeface created by Tim for the purpose of self promotion. "The bold and thick le...

Massimo Vignelli on Grids

Category: Books, Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Interviews / Individual,

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Posted: Apr 30th 2013
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Fabulous interview with Massimo Vignelli discussing how he uses grids. ...