FP Monogram by Logo Designer Richard Baird

Posted: April 30th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Logos and Brand Identities, Portfolio, The Monogram Project | Tags: , , | Comments Off on FP Monogram by Logo Designer Richard Baird

FP Contemporary monogram by British freelance logo designer Richard Baird - richardbaird.com

Monogram Project No.11

Monogram Combination: FP
Client: The Faraday Project
Industry: Fashion and Technology
Status: Unused/Available/500GBP
Year: 2014

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Books For Designers No.8

Posted: April 29th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Books For Designers, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Books For Designers No.8

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Books for Designers No.8 – Recommended by Karoshi

The Vignelli Canon (Free PDF)
TD 63–73 Total Design and its Pioneering Role in Graphic Design
Josef Muller-Brockmann Pioneer of Swiss Graphic Design
How to be a Graphic Designer Without Losing Your Soul

Each week a designer or studio recommends four #booksfordesigners. These are an affordable mix of reference, design theory and practical guides that cover graphic design and related disciplines. Today’s collection was kindly chosen by the designers at London based multi-disciplinary design consultancy Karoshi.

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On BP&O No.73

Posted: April 28th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Blog | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on On BP&O No.73

On BP&O No.73

Reviewed on BP&O No.73

Simon Pengelly by Spin
NIDA by Maud
David Ryle by S-T
Finchtail by Believe in
Business Cards No.8

Last week on BP&O I reviewed Spin’s logo and stationery set for contemporary furniture business Simon Pengelly, Maud’s brand identity treatment for The National Insti­tute of Dra­matic Art, S-T’s work for photographer David Ryle and Believe in’s packaging solution for Finchtail’s tablet and mobile phone stand.

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Articles For Designers No.34

Posted: April 27th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Articles For Designers, Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Articles For Designers No.34

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Articles for Designers No.34

Interview: Experimental Jetset
Erik Spiekermann Studio & Apartment
Graphic Need: It’s Time To Bring Design Into The Spotlight
The Designer’s Guide To Getting Hired

Collective Magazine interviews Amsterdam design studio Experimental Jetset, Freunde von Freunden takes a tour of typographer and designer Erik Spiekermann’s Berlin apartment and studio, Oliver Wainwright, in his piece for The Guardian, suggests that it is time to bring design into the spotlight, and Design Survival draws together advice from a variety of established designers to help new designers get hired.

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CB Monogram by Logo Designer Richard Baird

Posted: April 23rd, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, The Monogram Project | Tags: , , | Comments Off on CB Monogram by Logo Designer Richard Baird

C&B Modern monogram by British freelance logo designer Richard Baird - richardbaird.com

Monogram Project No.10

Letter Combination: C&B
Client: C&B Design
Industry: Interior Design & Architecture
Status: Unused/Available/400GBP
Year: 2015

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Books For Designers No.7

Posted: April 22nd, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Books For Designers, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Books For Designers No.7

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Books for Designers No.7 – Recommended by Oliver Brown

How to be a Graphic Designer, Without Losing Your Soul by Adrian Shaughnessy
Stop Stealing Sheep & Find Out How Type Works by Erik Spiekermann
Design for the Real World by Victor Papanek
Type Only by Tony Brook, Claudia Klat, Mark Sinclair and Adrian Shaughnessy

Each week a designer or studio recommends four #booksfordesigners. These are an affordable mix of reference, design theory and practical guides that cover graphic design and related disciplines. Today’s collection was chosen by Oliver Brown. Oliver is a brand identity, website and graphic designer working with clients from his office in the city of Sheffield.

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On BP&O No.72

Posted: April 21st, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Blog | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on On BP&O No.72

On BP&O No.72

Reviewed on BP&O No.72

Beanworks by Paul Belford Ltd
Design Museum by Bond
Kate Wallich by Shore
Markus Form by Lundgren+Lindqvist
Hardpop 7 Years by Face
Masala Weltbeat Festival by Hardy Seiler

Last week on BP&O I reviewed Paul Belford’s packaging for Beanworks, Bond’s brand identity treatment for Designmuseo, Shore’s work for Kate Wallich, Lundgren+Lindqvist’s logo, art direction and stationery for Markus Form, Face’s new assets for Hardpop and Hardy Seiler’s work for world music festival Masala.

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Articles For Designers No.33

Posted: April 20th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Articles For Designers, Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Articles For Designers No.33

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Articles for Designers No.33

The Revival of Haas Unica
Interview: Paula Scher
Performance and the Construction of Identity
The Designer’s Guide To Self-promotion

Gizmodo looks at the resurrection of sans-serif Haas Unica, FastCo Design interviews Paula Scher, Robert Hetherington explores performance and the construction of identity for Design Observer, and Design Survival draws together advice from a variety of established designers to help new designers promote themselves.

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