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1984

1984

Category: Books, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 18th 2013
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Letterology did a great post last week on published and unpublished covers of George Orwell's 1984. Aren't they fabulous?  ...

Swedish Ikea Cookbook

Swedish Ikea Cookbook

Category: Books, Design / Publishing, Photography,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 31st 2013
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Shot by Carl Kleiner, this amazing photography is from an Ikea cookbook called 'Hembakat är Bäst' (which means 'Homemade is best'). ...

Slice a Recipe

Slice a Recipe

Category: Books, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Packaging, Design / Print,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 30th 2013
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As a means for culinary students at Escuela de Cocina Carulla to 'sharpen' their skills while studying, Ogilvy & Mather designed this special introductory cook book which literally needs to be delicately sliced open to reveal its contents. ...

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
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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...

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
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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...

Combed Posters by Bendita Gloria

Combed Posters by Bendita Gloria

Category: Advertising, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Environmental, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 1st 2013
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A really nice poster design for a hairdresser from Barcelona studio Bendita Gloria.  ...

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. ...

Paper Type Experiments by Kelli Anderson

Paper Type Experiments by Kelli Anderson

Category: Design / Interactive, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Apr 16th 2013
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Kelli Anderson is one of my all-time favourite designers. Her unique take on briefs always blows my mind. (Case in point, this paper record player wedding invite.) I love the paper type experiments she did for her Type San Fransisco talk last week...

Quilling by hand

Quilling by hand

Category: Art, Colour, Illustration,

Posted by: Enza
Posted: Mar 27th 2013
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It's handmade day here in Sydney and one of our full time students Hayley is quilling for her handmade project. We've discovered the work of quilling expert Yulia Brodskaya. Her beautiful handcrafted technique mixed with amazing, vibrant colours results in mind-blowing papergraphics. Check out her website www.artyulia....

Rare old books

Rare old books

Category: Art, Books, Designers/Studios, Illustration,

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Posted: Mar 5th 2013
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Nobrium: Towards True Precision in the Control of Excessive Anxiety Why is it that so many cool books are just so hard to find? Stumbled across this little gem, designed by Pentagrams Mervyn Kurlansky in 1971, for a Pharmaceutical company. As you would expect, captures the zeitgeist of the early 70's perfectly! ...