Articles For Designers No.73

Posted: February 29th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Articles For Designers, Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Articles For Designers No.73

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Articles for Designers No.73

“Remarkably Touchy Lot, Designers”
Michael Bierut On The Art Of The Logo
Heart Rate Rising
Design Survival – Building & Managing A Portfolio

In this week’s picks, creative director James Greenfield looks at the “knee-jerk and ill-informed” reaction of the press to brand identity design, Michael Bierut talks logos, Emblemetric explores the popularity and longevity of the heart shape in brand identities, and Design Survival draws together some advice for designers looking to build and present a portfolio.

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On BP&O No.114

Posted: February 23rd, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on On BP&O No.114

On BP&O No.114

Reviewed on BP&O No.114

Thanda by Karoshi
Richard Moran by Journal
Héctor Ayuso by Mucho
Aman by Construct
Assembly by Blast

Last week on BP&O, I reviewed Karoshi’s brand identity for luxury home accessory brand Thanda, Journal’s work for photographer Richard Moran, and Mucho’s brand identity for OFFF Festival founder and director Héctor Ayuso. I also took a look at Constructs’ custom typography, stationery, brochure and press pack for luxury resort business Aman, and Blast’s type-led identity system for London estate development Assembly.

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Articles For Designers No.72

Posted: February 22nd, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Articles For Designers, Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Articles For Designers No.72

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Articles for Designers No.72

The Changing Face Of Type
What We Can Learn From Uber’s Logo Debacle
TM: The Untold Stories Behind 29 Classic Logos
Design Survival – Social Networking

In this week’s picks, Fontsmith explores the changing face of type, Jason Cieslak looks at what we can learn from Uber’s recent brand identity update for Forbes, Creative Review provides insight into logo publication TM, and Design Survival draws together some advice for designers looking to make the most of social networks.

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On BP&O No.113

Posted: February 17th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on On BP&O No.113

On BP&O No.113

Reviewed on BP&O No.113

Cooke Curtis & Co. by The District
Lune Croissanterie by A Friend Of Mine
Hernesaaren Ranta by Werklig
James Cohan Gallery by Project Projects
Reeves & Young by Matchstic

Last week on BP&O, I reviewed The District’s brand identity for estate agent Cooke Curtis & Co., A Friend Of Mine’s work for Luna Croissanterie, and Werklig’s brand identity for Hernesaaren Ranta. I also took a look at Project Projects’ stationery and exhibition guide for contemporary art gallery James Cohan, and Matchstic’s stationery, print and website for construction company Reeves & Young.

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Articles For Designers No.71

Posted: February 15th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Articles For Designers, Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Articles For Designers No.71

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Articles for Designers No.71

Project Insight: Metal Magazine by Folch
What I Talk About When I Talk About Branding
Authenticity As We Know It Is Dead
Design Survival – Logo Design

In this week’s picks, Folch provides insight into Albert Folch’s work on Metal Magazine, Emily Penny of Colourful Brand Strategy explores the difference and definitions of brand and branding, Ed Silk looks at the demise of authenticity and the rise of minimalist branding for The Drum, and Design Survival draws together some advice for designers working on logo and brand identity projects.

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On BP&O No.112

Posted: February 13th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on On BP&O No.112

On BP&O No.112

Reviewed on BP&O No.112

A-TO-B by Stockholm Design Lab
A. Andreassen by Bond
Mercer Supply Co. by Peck & Co.
HenshawFox by Parent
The Best of BP&O — January 2016

Last week on Branding, Packaging & Opinion, I reviewed Stockholm Design Lab’s brand identity for retailer A-TO-B, Bond’s work for lifestyle brand A. Andreassen, and Peck & Co.’s brand identity for barber and salon Mercer Supply Co. I also took a look at Parent’s recent work for estate agent HenshawFox and I pulled together my favourite five projects from January.

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Articles For Designers No.70

Posted: February 8th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Articles For Designers, Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Articles For Designers No.70

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Articles for Designers No.70

Interview: Burton Kramer
Fast Food & Authenticity: Who Wins?
On Design Criticism, Inspiration, And Purpose
Design Survival – Going Freelance

In this week’s picks, HeyThere interviews Burton Kramer, Creative Review explores fast food and brand authenticity, Andrew Beck writes about design criticism, inspiration and purpose, and Design Survival draws together some advice for designers considering self-employment.

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On BP&O No.111

Posted: February 2nd, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Blog, Resources For Designers | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on On BP&O No.111

On BP&O No.111

Reviewed on BP&O No.111

Antenne Books by OK-RM
Have A Great Day Films by Hey
Bombonería Pons by Mucho
Obra Blanca by Savvy

Last week on Branding, Packaging & Opinion, I reviewed OK-RM’s brand identity for Antenne Books, Hey’s work for film and TV production company Have A Great Day Films, Mucho’s brand identity and packaging for Barcelona based chocolatier Bombonería Pons and Obra Blance by Savvy.

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