This Week on BP&O No.4

Posted: October 31st, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on This Week on BP&O No.4

Logo, stationery and website design for Noam created by Graphical House   Packaging design for Be True smoothies created by Studio In New Zealand Antarctic Research Institute by BRR   Logo, stationery and website design for Bundle created by The Company You Keep

This week on BP&O I review Graphical House’s new brand identity work for interior design firm Noam, Studio In’s packaging solution for Russian smoothie brand Be True, I updated my review of BRR’s work for New Zealand Antarctic Research Institute with new images, and I took a look at The Company You Keep’s brand identity solution for mum-to-be curated hospital bag service Bundle.

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Wieske Design by Richard Baird

Posted: October 30th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Logos and Brand Identities, Portfolio | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Wieske Design by Richard Baird

Monogram designed by Richard Baird for interior design studio Wieske Design

Wieske Design is the Ontario based interior design studio of Alyssa M. Wieske whose approach balances a modernistic view of space, classic design influences, contemporary furniture and high quality detailing.

Since graduating, Alyssa has found that while she has a number of well designed spaces in her portfolio felt that her youthful appearance was having a detrimental effect on the way potential clients assessed her ability. To counter this, Richard worked with Alyssa to develop a new brand identity and stationery solution that would deliver a sense of authority and take advantage of the relationship between perceived expense and success/experience whilst also conveying some of her philosophies.

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Articles For Designers No.5

Posted: October 29th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Articles For Designers, Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Articles For Designers No.5

The Original Paradox by Kate Cullinane   A Critical Approach To Typefaces by David Březina Starting with identity by Berger & Föhr   What They Don’t Teach You About Identity Design In Design School By Paula Scher

In today’s pick Kate Cullinane looks at the desire for originality in design, David Březina takes a critical approach to typefaces, Berger & Föhr explain why they start with identity and Paula Scher writes about identity design in design school for Identity Forum.

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This Week on BP&O No.3

Posted: October 25th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on This Week on BP&O No.3

Logo design and business cards for MDD9 created by Two Times Elliott Logo, stationery and tag design for The Fableists created by Freytag Anderson Logo and stationery design for Partick Dental created by Freytag Anderson Packaging design for F. Whitlock & Sons created by Marx Design

This week on BP&O I review Freytag Anderson’s new brand identity work for Partick Dental and children’s fashion label The Fableists, Marx’s packaging project for sauce and pickle brand F. Whitlock & Sons, and I take a look at architecture and interior design firm MDD9’s new visual identity and business cards created by Two Times Elliott.

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Articles For Designers No.4

Posted: October 19th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Articles For Designers, Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Articles For Designers No.4

12 Thoughts on Presenting Work for Approval by Todd Berger & Lucian Föhr   Contour Bias Making Design Feel Right By Studio Jubilee The Beauty Of Barter By Michael Johnson   How We Won A Cool Brand By Gemma Germains

In today’s pick Todd Berger & Lucian Föhr provide Designer’s Checklist with a guide to help designer’s succesfully present their work, Studio Jubilee look at making design feel right, Michael Johnson explores his experience of bartering with design services and Gemma Germains talks about how Well Made Studio won a cool brand.

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This Week on BP&O No.2

Posted: October 18th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on This Week on BP&O No.2

Logo design and print for Norwegian Meteorological Institute created by Neue Packaging design by Spin for furniture designer Matthew Hilton's new watchLogo and collateral designed by Two Times Elliott for Paris accessory brand Odmé Logo, stationery and website for The Wedding Belle designed by Ghost

This week on BP&O I reviewed new brand identity work from Neue for Norwegian Meteorological Institute, packaging projects designed by Mousegraphics and Spin, I take a look at Paris accessory brand Odmé’s new visual identity and collateral created by Two Times Elliott as well as design studio Ghost’s work for wedding planner The Wedding Belle.

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Letcloud by Richard Baird

Posted: October 15th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Logos and Brand Identities, Portfolio | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Letcloud by Richard Baird

Logo, logotype and website design and direction by Richard Baird for property management resource Letcloud

Letcloud will provide property owners with a dynamic, transparent, succinct and unbiased presentation of property management services available throughout the UK.

Richard led both the strategy and design of Letcloud’s visual identity system, positioning the brand as a reliable, accessible and trustworthy utility, through a simple combination of language, typography, colour, form and UI.

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Articles For Designers No.3

Posted: October 14th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Articles For Designers, Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

How To Get Design Press By Gemma Germains   A Conversation With Bob Gill By Image Of The Studio Graphic Design Criticism As A Spectator Sport By Michael Bierut   Feminist Times Design For Non-comformists by Rachel Steven For Creative Review

In today’s pick Gemma Germains from design studio Well Made looks at how to get design press, Bob Gill talks with Image of the Studio about the problem with problems, Michael Bierut explores ‘Graphic Design Criticism as a Spectator Sport’ for Design Observer and Creative Review discusses design for non-conformists within the context of the Feminist Times’ recent redesign.

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