On BP&O No.110

Posted: January 26th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on On BP&O No.110

On BP&O No.110

Reviewed on BP&O No.110

Researchers In Schools by Paul Belford Ltd.
f32 by Blok
Black Estate by Toko

Last week on Branding, Packaging & Opinion, I reviewed Paul Belford’s brand identity for UK based Researchers In Schools, Blok’s work for LA trend-watching company f32, and Toko’s brand identity and package design for Black Estate’s 2014 Pinot Noir and 2015 Pinot Gris.

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Articles For Designers No.68

Posted: January 25th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Articles For Designers, Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Articles For Designers No.68

Articles For Designers No.47

Articles for Designers No.68

On The Death Of Print
Unit Editions’ TD 63-73
Dieter Rams’ Disciples
Design Survival – Books For Designers

In this week’s picks, Believe in write about the continued relevance but changing nature of print and Creative Review’s Mark Sinclair asks Adrian Shaughnessy about what goes into a new edition with a focus on the reissue and update of their publication TD 63-73 – a profile on Dutch design studio Total Design. Also, Icon magazine takes a look at Vitsœ, one of Dieter Rams’ “disciples”, and Design Survival draws together book recommendations for designers.

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On BP&O No.109

Posted: January 19th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on On BP&O No.109

On BP&O No.109

Reviewed on BP&O No.109

Fort Point Beer Co. by Manual
Wenford Dries by ico Design
Absolut Botanik by Bold Inc.

Last week on BP&O I reviewed Manual’s latest packaging work for Fort Point Beer Company, ico’s visual identity design for property development Wenford Dries which included architect’s pack and lifestyle magazine, and Bold Inc.’s packaging for Absolut’s new pre-mixed range Absolut Botanik which features some lovely illustrative work.

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Articles For Designers No.67

Posted: January 18th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Articles For Designers, Blog | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Articles For Designers No.67

Articles For Designers No.47

Articles for Designers No.67

Project Insight: Big Lug by CODO
The Fall Of The Hipster Brand
Wilhelm Deffke: Modern Mark Maker
Design Survival – Logo Design, Studio Edition

In this week’s picks, CODO provides insight into their work for Nora based bar and craft beer brewer Big Lug, Elizabeth Segran looks at the fall of the hipster brand and the decline of American Apparel and Urban Outfitters, Steven Heller profiles German designer Wilhelm Deffke and the rise of modern corporate logos, and Design Survival draws together tips from design studios to help designers develop informed and memorable logos.

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On BP&O No.108

Posted: January 12th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on On BP&O No.108

On BP&O No.108

Reviewed on BP&O No.108

Fox Real Estate by Parallax
Grand Ferdinand by Moodley
C( )T( ) – Typojanchi ’15 by Studio fnt
Smokovik by Studio8585

Last week on BP&O I reviewed Parallax’s brand identity for Fox Real Estate, Moodley’s extensive visual language for Austrian hotel Grand Ferdinand, which went on to include stationery, menus, signage, postcards and posters, Studio fnt’s brand identity for Typojanchi’s festival C( )T( ), and Studio8585’s logotype, brochure and web design for Croatian property development Smokovit.

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Articles For Designers No.66

Posted: January 11th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Articles For Designers, Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Articles For Designers No.66

Articles For Designers No.47

Articles for Designers No.66

TypeTalk: The Complete Guide to Line Spacing
Manual Labour
Why Letter Legibility Is Key In Type Design
Design Survival – Custom Typography

In this week’s picks, Ilene Strizver provides insight into good line spacing conventions, Michael Evamy looks at the revival and reprinting of historic identity manuals for Creative Review, Sarah Dawood writes about letter legibility for Design Week, and Design Survival draws together tips to help designers create custom typography.

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