This Week on BP&O No.21

Posted: February 28th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on This Week on BP&O No.21

Fazer Café designed by Kokoro & Moi on BP&O   Finísima designed by Savvy on BP&O The Swedish History Museum designed by Bold on BP&O   Løgismose designed by Homework on BP&O

This week on BP&O I reviewed Kokoro & Moi’s new brand identity for Helsinki’s Cafe Fazer, Savvy’s packaging work for artisan ale brand Finísima, Bold’s design solution for The Swedish History Museum and Homework’s logo and packaging resolution for Danish delicatessen label Løgismose.

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This Week on BP&O No.20

Posted: February 21st, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on This Week on BP&O No.20

The Coconut Collective by Marx Design on BP&O   Giles Duley by Shaz Madani on BP&O Giant Owl Productions by Alphabetical on BP&O   Saxton by Supply on BP&O

This week on BP&O I took a look at Marx Design’s packaging work for king coconut water brand The Coconut Collective, Shaz Madani’s work for photographer Giles Duley, Alphabetical’s brand identity work for production studio Giant Owl and I updated my article on Supply’s packaging solution for cider brand Saxton.

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Articles For Designers No.18

Posted: February 19th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Articles For Designers, Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Articles For Designers No.18

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Articles for Designers No.18

1. Why Breaking Free From Expectations Is The key To Good Design
2. Typeface As Programme: Interview With Erik Spiekermann
3. The Main Failing Of Design School: Kids Can’t Think For Themselves
4. What’s The Point Of City Logos?

In today’s #articlesfordesigners digital magazine PFSK explore Paula Scher’s belief that breaking free from expectations is the key to good design, Jürg Lehni interviews Erik Spiekermann on typefaces as programmes, Michal Bierut looks at the failings of design school and Paul Hiebert asks what is the point of city logos for The New Yorker.

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This Week on BP&O No.19

Posted: February 14th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on This Week on BP&O No.19

uBear by Hype Type Studio and Mash Creative on BP&O   Obbio by Mayuscula on BP&O Kings Biltong by Robot Food on BP&O  Ali Sharaf by Mash Creative on BP&O

This week on BP&O I reviewed Hype Type Studio and Mash Creative’s brand identity and packaging work for mobile, tablet and laptop accessory range uBear, Mayuscula’s work for high quality organic supermarket Obbio, Robot Food’s packaging work for flavoured cured beef snack and supplement range Kings Biltong and I updated my article on Mash Creative’s work for photographer Ali Sharaf with new images.

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Articles For Designers No.17

Posted: February 10th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Articles For Designers, Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Articles For Designers No.17

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Articles for Designers No.17

1. Blurring The Lines
2. What Advice Would You Give A Graphic Design Student?
3. Behind Sochi’s Futuristic Logo
4. Be Cool, Big Blogs

Today Michael Johnson talks about the blurred line between reality and what could have been in brand identity design, Frank Chimero offers his advice to design students, Jonathan Kolatch takes a look behind what he describes as Sochi’s futuristic logo, and Melanie Richards reminds big blogs to be cool.

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This Week on BP&O No.18

Posted: February 7th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on This Week on BP&O No.18

Cerovski by Bunch on BP&O   MHM Architect by 26 Lettres on BP&O PÜR by Bond on BP&O  Swish by Empatia on BP&O

This week on BP&O I reviewed Bunch’s latest brand identity work for Croatian print production studio Cerovski which includes a variety of material and print treatments, 26 Lettres’ monogram, blind embossed business cards and open stitch brochure for MHM Architect, Bond’s interior and brand identity solution for health store PÜR and I picked out a few smaller projects that stood out for the first of BP&O’s Spotted series.

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Posted: February 4th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Design Survival | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

A continually updated collection of design articles covering graphic, brand identity and packaging design, design strategy, criticism, history and advice. Curated by Richard Baird.

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Articles For Designers No.16

Posted: February 3rd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Articles For Designers, Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Articles For Designers No.16

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Articles for Designers No.16

1. The Vignelli Canon
2. Criticism = Love
3. The Sins Of St. Paul
4. An Insider’s Guide To The Design Presentation

Vignelli Associates talk about semantics, syntactics and pragmatics, Alexandra Lange pens an open letter to Swissmiss on the topic of design criticism, Michael Bierut lodges a few complaints about Paul Rand as a model for graphic design practice, and Michael Johnson provides insight on the design presentation.

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