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Graphic Design

  • Kamitemma Taikodai Branding
    Yuta Takahashi is an art director and designer based in Japan. He recently carried out the visual design for a traditional festival in Shikoku where a crowd of over 100 people carry a gold ornamented taikodai weighing around 2 tons through the streets of the town. 2016 marked a special year for the ceremony as for […]
  • Familiar
    Are cities looking more alike? Has strolling Helsinki’s new neighbourhood Jätkäsaari become an extension of walking along a path of London’s Kings Cross redevelopment zone? If so, how are these developments collectively shaping the experience of the city? This is the starting reflexion of Familiar; a book that explores patterns of mimicry in contemporary urban development […]
    2016.11.07Jorge San Luis
  • Mathias Dahlgren Edition
    Together with Essen International, we managed to create a modern packaging concept that enhances the feeling of the product. Great standout and a fantastic vision of modern design. These word were said by Mathias Dahlgren; one of the most famous chefs in Sweden, explaining the collaboration between himself, Grand Hôtel Stockholm and retailer Dafra, with the […]
    2016.10.21Jorge San Luis
  • Anthroposophische Gesellschaft
    A truly distinctive sight to behold in graphic design is when a complex and, normally, text heavy social science is not only granted a beautiful cover, but its content is actually depicted through a visual arrangement. That is the starting point for the explicitly minimalist book ‘Anthroposophische Gesellschaft und Freie Hochschule für Geisteswissenschaft’ by Johannes […]
    2016.10.04Mateus Andrade
  • Never Sit Still
    Founded by Mike Tosetto, Never Sit Still is a motion design company based in Sydney, for whom the creative studio Christopher Doyle & Co. — also based in Sydney — has designed an exceptional identity and branding work. Contagious energy and a restless desire to constantly progress in both craft and knowledge were the foundations that informed the company […]
    2016.09.23Jorge San Luis
  • Abstract Narratives
    Like Canadian designer Bruce Mau, who declared an interest in the moment when two objects collide and generate a third, I too believe the third object is where the interesting work is. Following the same principle, Seattle-based artist Katherine Wesselman uses photography to explore the relationship between fragments and image. Drawing from 39 years of experience as a graphic designer, Wesselman’s process […]
  • – +
    Vilde Moen Hudson is a graphic designer based in Norway, who achieved a BA in both her home country as well as in the UK. About her work, she says that it’s considerably affected by the respective national style influences. Balancing those two, Hudson published a book called – + which tries to convey a definition […]
    2016.09.19Jana Ahrens
  • Galamb Tailoring
    Hailing from Budapest is a secretive shop with plenty to offer for the lucky invitee, answering to appointments only. Galamb Tailoring focus on bespoke and handmade suits, with a strong emphasis on traditional methods alongside contemporary touches. As the brand moves to a new downtown location, they commissioned DekoRatio Design and Kevin Harald Campean for a […]
    2016.09.06Mateus Andrade
  • A-TO-B
    With a network of one hundred and fifty stores in the Nordic countries specialising in accessories and shoes, Venue Retail Group approached Stockholm Design Lab looking to create something new and refreshing in the bag retail market. After a complete study, the conclusion was that market did not offer any go-to locations that provided everything you need […]
    2016.08.12Jorge San Luis
  • Minimalism Life
    Minimalissimo’s passion is minimalism in design, and although that is our focus, we also understand that minimalism is more than an aesthetic. It can be considered and adopted in many different ways — whether it be how it affects the possessions you own, the way you approach design, how you style your home, how you spend […]
  • Juncher
    Denmark–based Juncher is a recently launched design shop focusing on interior homewares. Designer Ruben Juncher is also self-taught, approaching the design industry from a unique perspective. Favouring steel as his main material, Juncher uses it with a light touch, using mainly 2mm powder coated steel, giving the products a robust and durable finish. They’re also mounted on hidden brackets, which adds a floating element to […]
  • Feat. Produktion
    Feat. Produktion is a company that works in the fields of theatre, dance music and performance, and it commissioned creative digital agency Moby Digg to develop its new brand identity. Firstly, the new logo is the result of the abstraction of different dance moves, reassembled to compact compositions and based on simple geometric shapes; lines and […]
    2016.07.22Jorge San Luis
  • FIVE Olive Oil
    Bottled and distributed by Greek brand World Excellent Products, FIVE Olive Oil was introduced to the market with the ambition of being one of the finest premium olive oil brands in the world. To achieve this, the brand relies on a fantastically minimalist and elegant identity and packaging design, created by Greek studio Designers United, focused on reaching the international […]
    2016.07.15Jorge San Luis
  • Forms of Formalism N.3
    Reaching its third instalment, Forms of Formalism carries the torch of the series into new directions whilst still upholding flawless minimalist accuracy. Sponsored by Bauhaus University of Weimar, editor-in-chief Louis De Belle, alongside designer Michael Romstöck, propose an exploration of paradigms around philosophy, art, literature and architecture — with the help of a hand-picked team […]
    2016.07.05Mateus Andrade
  • Sørensen Leather
    Copenhagen based design studio, Studio C, has produced a wonderful branding project in collaboration with Norm Architects for Sørensen Leather, a Danish design company, focused on quality and craftsmanship. The identity evolves around the idea of the simple Danish design idiom, but looking for an international appeal. A stand out feature Studio C’s the masterful design is the […]
    2016.05.27Jorge San Luis
  • Minimalism & Co Parcels
    Minimalism & Co‘s beautifully considered Parcels collection is the ultimate in gift candy. Expertly curated from a self-professed Minimalist herself, Aja Nicole Edmond brings together a very fine assortment. Established as either a membership, or a one-off purchase, the nub of said Parcels is a calculated package of goodies that are both minimal in aesthetic, […]
  • Beau Bertens
    Beau Bertens is an independent graphic designer from the Netherlands who encourages a sophisticated, pared down dialogue between content and form. With work ranging from books and magazines to websites and identities, Beau’s approach is conceptual, frequently monochrome and focused on considered typography, allowing these elements a balanced playfield in which content shines through. Collaborating […]
  • Bloc Brands
    To represent a timeframe isn’t an easy task, especially for an era known for its fearless utopian tone and rich variety. For this reason Bloc Brands dared to defy the odds and adopt a logo that embodies the strength of the communist era: two simple horizontal blocks is all it takes. Equally minimal and succinct […]
    2016.05.17Mateus Andrade
  • Love Aesthetics Notebook
    Love Aesthetics is a blog founded in 2008 by Ivania Carpio to create a digital space for her vision of thoughts translated both visually and textually. Her love for aesthetics has transcended clothing and takes form in product design as well. As part of the new Love Aesthetics Atelier, this beautifully minimal and entirely white uncovered […]
  • MIN: The New Simplicity in Graphic Design
    Simplicity in design is fairly divisive, often challenged because of how seemingly “easy” it is. Something I quite strongly, disagree with. I was recently introduced to an impeccably curated and insightful book that quashes the minimalism myth. When at its most accomplished, simplified graphic design is so well considered and so well balanced, that it […]
  • TMA-2 Modular
    Sequels impose an interesting challenge, as the success of the previous generation may cast a long shadow on the new effort; thus hindering the process to bring something new to the table. Danish audio design company AIAIAI, cleverly averted this problem however. The timeless design of the headphones remain, with its capsule design and stark […]
    2016.03.15Mateus Andrade
  • Less and More
    Epitomising minimalism in all its everything, Dieter Rams and his work is a point of reference for many a designer. Less and More is an expertly curated lens on said work. His envious body of work stretches his curious beginnings in craftsmanship, through his studies of architecture and later, to his fascination with industrial design. […]
  • Axes
    Axes is a fantastic brand identity for a training centre located in the island of Mallorca, Spain. Its training sessions can be taken by distance thanks to methods of personal physical monitoring, with its primary purpose helping people reach their goal about feeling better with their Mind-Body. With this premise, graphic designer Antonio Prado created a minimalist […]
    2016.02.19Jorge San Luis
  • Trinität Special Edition
    Japanese designer and art director Yuta Takahashi designed this special edition of the book Trinität by German theologian Michael Debus. This book is based on ‘Trinity’ which he told when he visited Japan in 2013 and 2014 in an attempt to explain his theory to the Country. The resulting two volumes were created to narrate […]