Articles For Designers No.10

Posted: November 30th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Articles For Designers, Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Articles For Designers No.10

The Whitney Identity: Responding to W(hat)? by Francisco Laranjo   Much Ado About Niceness by Maria Bustillos for The New Yorker Canned Brand by On The Grid   What To Do When You Get A Design Placement by Harriet Beesly for Aesop

In today’s pick Francisco Laranjo explores what he describes as the ambiguity and ambivalence of Experiemental Jetset’s Whitney brand identity rationale, Maria Bustillos writes for The New Yorker on BuzzFeed’s decision not to publish negative reviews, something I think relates well to design criticism, On The Grid talk about pre-made brand identities and Harriet Beesly helps new designers get to grips with placements.

Tweet This!    |    SubscribeMore Picks


This Week on BP&O No.8

Posted: November 29th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on This Week on BP&O No.8

Festningen by Uniform   Ingierstrand Bad by Uniform Function Engineering by Sagmeister & Walsh   La Florentina by Mucho

This week on BP&O I reviewed Uniform’s latest brand identity work for Norwegian restaurants Festninge and Ingierstrand Bad, Sagmeister & Walsh’s work for Function Engineering which includes a great set of icons, Mucho’s new logotype, typography, signage and interior design for Barcelona based deli restaurant La Florentina, and I took a look at Bedow’s work for fashion designer Minna Palmqvist.

Tweet This!    |    SubscribeBP&O


Articles For Designers No.9

Posted: November 25th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Articles For Designers, Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Articles For Designers No.9

Helvetica Vs Lobster - Saturated Typefaces In Identity Design by Richard Baird   Rebranding Your Agency Pros And Cons by Dario Grandich Fussy Designs Giant Chocolate Rabbits And Other Perils Of Working In Russia by John Scarrott   Are The Right Questions Being Asked Of Design by Martin Roach

In today’s pick I look at saturated typefaces in identity designDario Grandich explores the pros and cons of rebranding a design agency for Creative Review, John Scarrot writes for Design Week on the topic of working in Russia and Martin Roach asks whether the right questions are being asked of design.

Tweet This!    |    SubscribeMore Picks


This Week on BP&O No.7

Posted: November 22nd, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on This Week on BP&O No.7

Olaf by Anagrama   Size by Face Black Visual Archive by Fivethousand Fingers  Fieldwork by Fieldwork

This week on BP&O I reviewed Anagrama’s packaging for olive oil brand Olaf, I updated an earlier article I wrote about Face’s work for Steve Angello’s record label Size, I took a look at Fivethousand Finger’s brand identity and stationery solution for Black Visual Archive and published Fieldwork’s brand identity and their print work for A Guide to Making Things which features illustrative work by Spanish design studio Hey.

Tweet This!    |    SubscribeBP&O


Articles For Designers No.8 – Audio Visual Special

Posted: November 18th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Articles For Designers, Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Articles For Designers No.8 – Audio Visual Special

OCD Interview by Design Matters   Think Stupid by Armin Vit for TEDxAtlanta Afraid To Ask Hard To Answer by Image Of The Studio  Identity Crisis by On The Grid

In today’s audio and visual pick Debbie Millman interviews Jennifer Kinnon and Bobby Martin from design studio Original Champions of Design, Armin Vit explores why it’s important to think stupid, Image Of The Studio brings together a panel of NYC agency heads to discus the day-to-day operations of a studio and the design community and On The Grid chat about design as a spectator sport.

Tweet This!    |    SubscribeMore Picks


This Week on BP&O No.6

Posted: November 14th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on This Week on BP&O No.6

Logo, print and sign design for Pikseli created by Werklig   Logo and print design for Celestine Eleven created by Construct Logo and stationery design for Ali Sharaf created by Mash Creative   Logo and stationery design for Sebazzo created by Bunch

This week on BP&O I reviewed Werklig’s identity and signage system for office space Pikseli, Construct’s project for luxury fashion and homeware store Celestine Eleven, I updated an earlier article I wrote about Mash Creative’s work for Ali Sharaf and I took a look at Bunch’s brand identity and stationery solution for digital design duo Sebazzo, which includes business cards made using a paper marquetry technique.

Tweet This!    |    SubscribeBP&O


Articles For Designers No.7

Posted: November 11th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Articles For Designers, Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Articles For Designers No.7

How The Guggenheim  Got Its Visual Identity by Caitlin Dover  How To Rebrand And Not Get Burned by Simon Manchipp It’s As Simple As Truth  And Personality for This Is Brave Talk  Type And Brand, Brand As Type by Johnson Banks

In today’s pick Caitlin Dover explains how the Guggenheim got its visual identity, Simon Manchipp looks at how to rebrand without getting burned for Design Week, Bluemarlin explore truth and personality in packaging an brand identity design, and Johnson Banks publish an adaptation of Michael Johnson’s type and brand talk given at Ampersand NYC conference.

Tweet This!    |    SubscribeMore Picks


This Week on BP&O No.5

Posted: November 8th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on This Week on BP&O No.5

Logo, print and sign design for Traveller created by The Company You Keep   Logo, stationery and website design for Interior XIII created by Anagrama Logo, print and website design for Yay Festival created by Snask   Logo, print and website for Frederik Laux Photography created by LSDK

This week on BP&O I reviewed The Company You Keep’s new work for espresso bar Traveller, Anagrama’s project for MX based auteur film distributor and promotor Interior XIIIYay Festival’s 2012 identity and print work created by Snask, and I took a look at LSDK’s brand identity and collateral solution for Frederik Laux Photography.

Tweet This!    |    SubscribeBP&O