Portfolio from Chicago based designer Will Miller shows very strong typographic skills in all his projects, ranging from installation art, editorial and corporate identity. Quite an impressive range. Enjoy.
Thanks @marklaughlin for sending this interesting article posted by Fast Company. Whereas large corporations can afford to separate these roles, startups have created more and more hybrid designers that can do all or most of the responsibilities described in the article, with a focus in 1 or 2 areas. Being able to understand and carry out all of these responsibilities will […]
A selection of good branding work from Made by Tung, a Toronto based design studio founded by Emily Tu and Edmond Ng. A good variety of style is shown in their showcase, ranging from elegant Swiss style editorial to modern bold use of color. Refreshing to look at. I’m a fan of the abstract maps […]
Neat little web tool to get typography inspiration and sample different typefaces on Hoefler’s webtool Discovery.typography.com Love that it’s organized by themes and it easily shows and hides specific fontfaces you’re looking for. What a treat!
Super minimal and beautiful site from French based studio Parade. Love the minimalism and curation of the work. The menu and navigation is very well done. I’m a fan of contextual action arrows at the right time.
Beautiful branding work from Aucland based studio inhouse.
A collection of interactions all built with HTML5 real time technique from a digital agency in Shanghai, China.
Beautiful Photoshop Grids! Get’em here.
Australian studio Nowhere Famous was tasked to do a printed piece to be passed out in the Google Big Tent Conference held in Sydney. The open brief allowed Nowhere Famous to propose and create an accompanying website for the printed piece to fully realize the concept of Creating Online, even though the initial ask […]
Another well designed site to promote the movie Hunger Games. Lots of great moves in here – disciplined typography, consistent UI, and beautiful art direction on photography. Love how fluid the floating nav is in the Capitol Hero section. Although some of the animation can be a bit too much. Still a very well executed […]
Savvy Studio is a creative studio based in Mexico, specializing in brand identity creation. Projects range from basic logo/stationary designs, digital, marketing to interior design. Especially dig this one.
Very cool to get a peek inside Pemberton’s process and brand explorations for Google Polymer. Check em’ out here.
Here is a collage and summary of a few design trends of 2014. List is not complete, will post part 2 by the end of the year. Enjoy now. Trend 1: Making logos and icons out of intersecting circles, not to mention the famous Twitter bird redesign, completely constructed out of circles. Trend 2: Geometric shapes […]
Another Collective is a Portugal based firm doing some really polished work. Especially dig this wine bar branding project on Baldoria. It’s brand appropriate yet not overly crafty looking like many other food/beverage branding. Love the clean and modern sans serif treatment. The hand-drawn texture on the bold type brings the warmness of human touch. Lovely.
Orka Collective is the portfolio of 2 designers Abo (Kyiv) and Ooli (St Petersburg). Orca means “energy” in Icelandic, and the energy really shows in the variety of illustration styles. The 2 illustrators are quite prolific. Their works have a consistent feel but a good range of different style. This set of black and white collection […]
Love these stylized illustrations by Helsinki born and UK based illustrator Janne Livonen.
Monument Valley is an absolute gem in iOS and Android games, featuring a mysterious white princess trying to complete 10 levels of illusive worlds built with impossible architecture. Each little world is stunningly beautiful. I’m in love with the clean vector style illustrations featuring geometric structures in a forced perspective. The build of the game […]
This year’s OFFF title sequence by The Mill is quite nice! The Night Will be Dawn track by Darkness Falls is perfect for a Western film feel set in the future. Watch it here.
An incredible amount of slick work from Ukraine designer/art director Sergey Valiukh. I’m quite impressed with the way each project is presented like a case study, explaining useful details, calling out features. Big fan of the animated sequences as well. The sheer volume of work done is pretty amazing too. Worth a read through!
“Ost trifft West” is a series of info-graphic posters designed by Yang Liu, a Germany based artist originally from Beijing, China. These posters are humorous representations of the cultural differences between the Germans and the Chinese. Post from Boredpanda.
João Santos, yet another talented designer from South America, is based in Portugal and doing some great typography, editorial and illustration work. Some more experimental and some more disciplined. Always love pieces taking advantage of different quality and textures of printed material.
Not sure who designed it, but definitely worth a visit.
Check out the surreal world illustrator Wooli Chen creates. Quirky and lovely!
More than 20 artists came together to collaborate on a modernized direction for the original ground breaking film Ghost in the Shell. The end result is amazing in visual but stays close to the original creator’s vision. The branding for the live action film is glorious in its black and white austerity, mathematical precision and […]
Love seeing a different design sensibility from foreign designers. Oniguili is Japanese designer Sayoko Nishimura. There’s something really elegant and delicate about her use of typography. Very interesting interplay of English words and Japanese characters written in the traditional vertical way.
Acme Paris is putting out some gorgeous branding work. Especially love this identity they created for Muse en Circuit. Beautiful typography work all around.
Absolutely gorgeous and refreshing work from Warszawa based Hopa Studio. Thoughtful branding, incredible type work and beautiful logic behind the system. Love it!
Milan based designer Matteo Gualandris has done an incredible amount of typographic work. Especially love this VIAVAI branding project. Great line quality in the logo. The spacing and balance between the lines subtly suggest a dimension and interplay of letters. Very clever.
Fresh site and clean grid from Stockholm based studio EssentialInternational. Very Swedish…
Nouvelle Etiquette is a French studio with a fresh portfolio, presenting a variety of well designed editorial works. Love the consistent branding carried throughout the site.
Lithuania based design studio New! has some excellent work. Digging this branding project for an upscale restaurant Stebuklai, and enjoying all the incredible illustrations in many of the other projects.
Network Osaka has an updated site with some fresh work. This Portland Loves Cambodia piece is what caught my eye first. Love the Swiss sensibility in the typography and image layout, classy but still modern. The Global Warming project is an incredible piece of information design as well.
Gorgeous typography and editorial work from Brandon Nickerson. What a sophisticated taste on typography and layout!
Poland based studio For Brands is putting out some great branding work. You can expect a great sense of typography and well considered print materials. I quite like the well composed and uneven grid used on their site as well. Enjoy.
Absolutely gorgeous work from London based studio Socio Design. It’s quite impressive that a studio with a strong suit in traditional branding is producing fresh and current digital work as well. Love the attention to detail on the print material and the discipline put into typography and layout. It’s great to see that print […]
Very impressive architectural work from Bozeman based designers and makers at Good Design Collective. Project 2611 boasts all reclaimed materials and highly efficient use of space featuring modern minimalism. The raw nature of these materials allowed the GDC to put more time and energy into creating work with an inventive attention to detail. Situated on the border […]
Karina Eibatova is an illustrator / fine artist from Russia, currently based in Austria. The illustrated typography series are so much fun. I’m utterly enjoying the cosmically inspired colorful drawings as well.
Incredible design work from student Enle Li based in New York on behance. I’m particularly impressed with the Le Corbusier and the Parallax Magazine projects. Solid layout work accompanied by a keen sense of typography lay the foundation of a great design system. Quite impressive student work! Looking forward to seeing this print sensibility be […]
Atto is a design firm based in Milan, Italy, doing solid branding work as well as some really fun illustration work. Enjoy!
Jessica Svendsen, a fairly recent grad from Yale School of Art has some gorgeous typography work on her site. A strong Swiss design sensibility is showing through all the pieces. Lovely play on dimension, space and color. This 100 Days with Josef Müller-Brockmann project caught my eye since his book on grids and typography discipline has […]
RM&CO is a design studio founded in 2013, by Pete Rossi (ADC YG 9) and Alfio Mazzei, with studios based in Glasgow, London and Balerna, Switzerland. Typography work is pretty impeccable. Impressive.
Introducing Neue Haas Grotesk, the properly digitized version of the original Helvetica by type designer Christian Schwartz. The digital version of Helvetica commonly used and known today deviates quite a bit from what the original designer intended. After half a century of compromises due to different typesetting technologies, Neue Haas Grotesk has finally gotten the digitization it deserves. […]
Matt Pyke has a new site with new work posted at Universal Everything.
Nine is a design studio and consultancy founded by Ana V. French and Cristina Toledo. More here.
Some good work from Il-Ho Jung, freelance designer/art director.
Fun work from Ukraine based designer Irene Shkarovska on behance. Strong illustration skills and excellent typography pairing. Especially dig the branding for the City Sense Platform – consistent line weight, abstract representation of maps and the 2 toned branding colors all work great together as a system.
Just noticed the updates at Stout, super nice brand and packaging work. More here.
Check out the quirky and fun 24-hour interactive music experience from Pharrell Williams. The interface is simple, lovely and intuitive, stripped back to only the essentials and only appear when needed. When sharing from the sharing utilities in the experience, you get to share the exact moment you want to share. Quite thoughtful. Thanks for […]
Foreign Policy Design Group is a team based in Singapore doing incredible work in branding. Absolutely love the work they’ve been putting out. Exquisite taste in colors, typography and illustration. Every piece of work is refined and sophisticated. Enjoy.
The Box, by Bradley G Munkowitz (Gmunk) and Tarik Abdel-Gawad (Bot & Dolly). Watch on Vimeo
Love the chunkiness of typography, lines and shapes here. Lovely uneven grid is still truly responsive.
Well designed and executed site from Diplomatic-Cover. As one scrolls down the page, there are plenty of delightful movements and animations without being too obnoxious. Love how the mobile phone controlled experience is not too gimmicky. Well done.
Italy based studio FM milano has a lot of gems in their portfolio. Especially dig this Cassina Timeline project. Great product representation. Cohesive, classy, modern and vintage at the same time.
Oregon & Nike continue to set the bar for sports aesthetics. Check out their new experiential site designed by Super Top Secret.
Absolutely gorgeous branding and editorial work from Christian Bielke and Martin Yang at Oslo based design studio Bielke + Yang. All projects have great attention to detail on typography, layout and photography. Lovely.
Passport is a small studio based in Leeds specializing in branding and editorial design. They really know what they’re doing with typography. The beauty of their design lies in the subtle details, gorgeous typesetting and restrained color palette. Such refined taste. Love it.
Portfolio of Oslo based Swedish designer, Joakim Jansson.
Knoed is a boutique studio based in Chincago with a small number of creatives but excellent craftsmanship. Small business based clients allow them to be free and organic with their typography and branding treatments. How fun!
Tobias Van Schneider is a German designer living in New York. From branding to editorial to digital work, the rigor in his designs is apparent in all. Not too much fancy flourishes but the deliberation in type treatment and layout is solid enough to catch one’s eye. Love. Check out his projects on behance. […]
FF Mark is the beautifully crafted new geometric sans by Font Font. Love the thoughtful interactions to showcase the beautiful features and line qualities. Type any letter at anytime to see the different weights in this section.
Bad Dog Identity, Label & Packaging. By Mexico’s finest – Manifesto Future Studio.
Awesome video by Marc Antoine-Locatelli on Vimeo. Perfect motion, lighting and super cool track. Thanks Mary Toves for the source. Watch here.
Toko is a design studio based in Sydney, Australia, with a strong portfolio in branding and editorial work. The modern sense of typography and discipline really carry through all of their work. Lots of gems. Enjoy.
Sweet parallax experience for Paris based Le Col de Claudine, more here.
The London based studio Spin is Patricia Finegan and Tony Brook. Unit Editions is a publishing company set up by Spin and the latest creation is quite a treat to typography lovers called Type Only. Spin has an impressive portfolio of solid typographic and editorial work as well. Check out Type Only here.
Joshua Smith’s Haida inspired illustrations for Red Bull up over at Behance, super nice.
Olly Moss has a new site, blog, and shop. Super talented UK based designer/illustrator. More here.
Empatia is an Argentina based studio with a strong portfolio in branding and editorial work. Love the Swiss sensibility used in their work and throughout the site. Really dig these posters done for White Body Tattoo exhibition. The clean Swiss style typography is very unexpected for the subject matter, but a pleasant surprise.
What a fun project from Italian communication designer Stefano Agabio, in which he illustrates the entire Hey Jude lyrics using Pantone Markers. Lots of variety and style of typography have been explored and the end product is 36 unique posters. Enjoy. Stefano Agabio from Italy has made the entire Hey Jude lyrics into
Michael’s Guide to Life. Lovely
New online campaign for G-Star from the talented group at Cartelle Interactive Studio.
Soulseven is the creative studio of Minneapolis based designer, Samuel J Soulek. More here.
Sao Paulo based Digital Art & Design studio - Fillet.
Some solid editorial designs from Wolfgang Landauer. Especially dig this project: Überzeitung – Eine Liebeserklärung. His partner Annabell Ritschel has a really refined taste in typography as well. Lovely work here.
I’ve been a long time fan of Blizzard’s art, craft and just the level of quality they put on everything they touch. The online presence of their products reflect just as much. Coming soon – Reaper of Souls.
Recipe of a well designed site: simple stackable grids, beautiful photography, great type lockup, clean interface, subtle rollover states, interesting ways for content to appear and a tucked in nav. Hotelstyle‘s site is very well executed. Enjoy.
Absolutely amazing photos from Nick Frank, aka ISO72. Especially love these high contrast, highly geometric series capturing the strong lines of modern German architecture.
Joluvian is a Venezuelan designer based in Madrid. Quite the master calligrapher he is! I have so many favorites of his projects, can’t decide what to feature!
An awesome collection of cover designs for the Typographische Monatsblätter from 1960 – 1990. A little background on it: ” The Typographische Monatsblätter was one of the most important journals to successfully disseminate the phenomenon of ‘Swiss typography’ to an international audience.”
The District has a great looking portfolio. The mix of branding, print and digital work make the gridded look balanced and not too busy to look at.
Some really fun work from Daniel Brockstad, a designer based in Norway. I really enjoy looking at the more experimental typography style from designers outside of the States. This Sommerfest project is quite interesting!
Tool has been convincing people to buy things they don’t need for almost two decades now. Check out their new HTML 5 experience showcasing a vast array of award winning work. Go now.
Paris based Art director, photographer and movie director working full-time in Citroën design department. More here
Featured at Pop Chart Lab – “A meticulously illustrated collection of the 134 greatest sneakers in human history, starting with the Chuck Taylor way back in 1917, progressing through the styling low-tops of the 60s and 70s, delving deep into the great sneaker explosion of the 1980s, and carrying through the instant classics of the […]
Absolutely GORGEOUS typographic work from Matt Willey. What control and mastery of the letterform! Can’t get enough of his work.
Gorgeous type setting and editorial work by Think Work Observe, a graphic design studio based in Italy run by Piero Di Biase and Alberto Moreu. Great discipline and finesse in typography. Love it.
Looking forward to seeing more from Bethany Heck, a recent design graduate from Auburn U. Simple, elegant, thoughtful, and restrained sense of type layout. Great stuff, see more here.
Small studio of 9 based in Germany, Paperlux serves some awesome typographically driven projects. Love.
Hunger Game’s new promotion site Capitol Couture is up. Beautiful design, great type setting, lovely effects and of course amazing photos all wrapped into a custom tumblr site. Well done. Last year’s is great as well, check it out here.
Lovely video by Apple telling a story of Apple’s noble intention for perfection. Great message. Wish every project I do I can afford to take the time to finess and perfect it instead of doing the best I can within a given time frame, which is usually NOT enough time.
Budapest based designer Eszter Laki serves up such well designed branding projects. Love the creativity put into tactile and texture for some of the stationary.
21 animal icons representing each subdivision of NIKE North America, to be used internally for their annual conference in Portland, OR. – from Always With Honor.
Great article over at CR on the Everton rebranding.
WWF Together iPad app is a beautifully designed and well executed free app worth checking out. Not only is the interface clean and well balanced, the interaction is also thoughtful and intuitive. Each animal story comes with its own unique interactive games or snippets to keep the user entertained. Well done!
Gin – Designed by Mattox Shuler for Hold Fast Foundry.
Stylo is a London based design studio with some solid branding work under its belt. Really enjoying this Huskies project with the generous spacing in type and the clean and thoughtful lines of the mark. Color choice is spot on as well.
A2B - We wanted our collection to have its own, distinct identity, and not simply look like bicycles with batteries added. So our German design team created an entire range of ebikes that ride as beautifully as they look. Check out the full line.
Macoto Murayama cultivates inorganic flora. More here.
Mabu – aka Mads Burcharth, the mad typographer has skills.
Serial Cut is serving updates.
Fantastic editorial and branding work from Clase BCN based in Barcelona with special attention to typography. Impressive!
With the launch of FS Emeric, a new typeface designed by Phil Garnham, 11 leading design studios were asked to design a limited edition type poster with a specific weight of the type in mind. FS Emeric was described as authoritative without sacrificing humanity. I do love the character FS Emeric embraces. Unlike the […]
Eskimo Creative is a design studio based in Manchester. I’m digging the patterns/illustrations they’re incorporating into the design and branding. Cool work.
Love thoughtful interaction of Curious Space I found via Siteinspire. The reconfiguration of the logo type on scroll is lovely as well. Nicely done.
The Mighty is a pressure sensitive digital drawing tool that uses Bluetooth LE to stay connected to your devices and features a button that can bring up on-screen menus for selecting different tools and colors. It’s joined by Napoleon, a digital ruler that can create a digitally-projected edge used to draw shapes and lines. Sign […]
Recently commissioned T-shirt design for Nike HQ via TypographyServed. Credits: Christopher DeGaetano, Marcelo Schultz.
UK based Illustrator, Alexis Marcou – Nike Lion @Behance
by Simone Savini via TrendHunter
There’s a nice Build feature and interview with Michael C Place over at FormFiftyFive.
Studio Nudge is a boutique studio based in Charleston, SC doing some cool branding work. Very elegant use of typography.
Spreading graphic goodness all over Madrid and the world, Relajael Coco.
Check out the video demonstration, Designed by Fame, via Allan Peters.
Sorbet Design is a New Zealand based boutique studio doing some cool branding work. Love the consistent aesthetic of modern clean typography and patterns.
Swear Words is an Australian agency with work in web, mobile and brand identity.
Since everyone is writing about Twitter’s #Music app, which does seem like a fun, non-committal way to listen to music with some fun transition animations, there’s no need for another post. I actually like Yahoo’s new weather app that uses Flickr photos as display backgrounds for the city you’re looking at. Photography blurs as you pull up for […]
Giuditta Brusadelli & Augusto Arduini are The Clocksmiths, based out of Milan, Italy.
for the Cosmico festival @Behance
For those of you that are fans of Design Army graphic goodness, but are feeling deprived of their latest offering.. The very talented Allan Peters dug up a bunch of stuff that you can check out over at his blog.
Always fun browsing through the Studio MPLS blog, go now.
Some really nice UI elements in Cosmin Capitanu’s dribble portfolio, a good one to follow…
Our friends at Panic just released Status Board, which I think everyone can agree is a very nice-to-have and gives our iPads a secondary purpose while at work or in the home office. I think they may have over-shot the price a bit, but I’m still tempted to grab it. More here.
Berlin based Illustrator, Ekaterina Koroleva.
Takumi Kobayashi is a French designer / interactive art director with experience in digital and print. Elegant work.
I’ve seen so many parallax effects out there but really love how this one moves. The color/mood change feels very natural and appropriate. Creative direction by Hello Monday, via siteinspire.
Google released this tool recently to better calculate your ROI generated from mobile. It helps your business track everything that started on Mobile even if the actual sale is in-store or on another device. The video is fun to watch too.
The Art Finder website and iPhone app is a digital home of fine art, an online catalogue of prints and original pieces of art for sale. Love the bite size information about each art piece in the Art of the Day section. The app provides the easiest entry way to access all the high brow […]
Quarterly Co. is an amazing lifestyle gift subscription platform, with an impressive list of contributors in many different realms. The creatives include trend setters, food bloggers, art directors, writers, and musicians such as Pharrell Williams, who has just been added today! A month left to subscribe and get a personally curated gift from Pharrell! I […]
Super fun typographic / editorial work from Studio l’etiquette based in Paris. I’m a huge fan of their playfulness with type. While most designers cringe at the distortion of type, I find it quite liberating when it’s done right for the appropriate project… Have some fun with it!
With over 2000+ book jackets under her belt, still going strong. Louise Fili Ltd.
A site you won’t see everyday.
MmD is a studio based in London, creating engaging digital experiences for major brands. Love the image and interface work. Enjoy.
C2F is a Switzerland based studio founded by Cybu Richli and Fabienne Burri. Excellent editorial and typographic work! Enjoy.
Incredible typographic and editorial work from Accent Graphe, founded in 2003 by Andreas Hidber.
Zürich based company Buero146 is Valentin Hindermann, Madeleine Stahel and Maike Hamacher. Incredible type and editorial work! Enjoy the European print sensibility.
Elegant type and branding work from Melbourne based design consultancy The Company You Keep. Enjoy.
Found this typography collection by Akatre, based in Paris. Love stripping down typography to its purest form by using black and white only. The play on shape, form, dimension and space is lovely.
Rdio is a new music streaming service similar to Spotify. With a small subscription fee per month, you get your music at your finger tips. The more people/albums you follow, more you can discover new music. Slick designs for your desktop app, iPhone/Android/Windows and even Blackberry! Enjoy!
Slick new site from Domani
Well crafted typefaces from Klim Type Foundry. Love the simplicity and how well the site functions! Kris Sowersby, the founder of Klim Type Foundry resides in Wellington, New Zealand and has been named an ADC young gun.
Very interesting play on texture and lighting with 3D objects and typography from Peter Tarka on behance. Enjoy.
Diesel Spring Summer Campaign site. Love the fluid grid. Hotness!
Datavinci serves up delicious infographics from Slovakia.
Some incredible typography and lettering work from Lisa Nemetz, a young designer based in Argentina. Absolutely love the chalk board art showcased in the portfolio.
Some really fun branding work from Flëve on behance. the Fleve site is also a fun interactive experience. Really enjoyed the moodboard section.
A book that captures the spirit and culture of New Orleans one letter at a time. Back this project >>
Witness the trail of carnage..
If you’re a fan of Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom, here’s a fun interactive “exhibit” or timeline of the movie with scripts, screenshots and storyboards. Enjoy!
FFF is a collection of interactive experiences. Each experience offers a unique design and functionality. How fun!
Xavi Garcia is a talented designer / illustrator from Spain, who lives and works in New York. His mastery in using patterns as textures or backgrounds of his design is incredible. Love it.
Graphical House is a design studio based in Glasgow. Enjoy the incredible branding work and thoughtful product designs.
Infomatic is an app that displays interesting stats about your facebook and twitter in a clean and nicely laid out interface. Not completely useful but fun to look at. Get it here.
Some really fun work from Fernando Porto.
Unlike it’s competitors, LG is taking wearable tech a step further by talking back to your phone to tell you about incoming text messages and phone calls, a swipe screen to view different types of information, and a smart TV sync. Check out the full review at Gizmodo.
This is Real Art is a creative agency based in UK. Enjoy the incredible amount of great branding work!
Argon Magazine from the UK features all things on Art, Fashion and Culture. Fun!
A lovely motion piece named Understand Music, from Finally., a young, ambitious, creative studio based in Mainz, Germany. Love the concept, the elegant art direction and great execution. Thanks Angela Lee for sharing the link.
Great site from Etchapps, a team of designers and devs creating apps in UK. Love the organic generation and shifting of content boxes each time you visit the site. Great job keeping the content dynamic and fresh.
Gorgeous and visually complex patterns and graphics from Tatiana Plakhova on cargo.
Amazing woodblock prints from Tugboat, the husband and wife team of Paul Roden and Valerie Luet. You can expect incredible details and impeccable craftsmanship. Progress for this most recent The Moon print is regularly updated on flickr.
Check out this interactive calendar featuring 25 illustrators around the world to do a shape illustration in their style for each date! Downloadable to your iphone, ipad and ipad mini. The grid shuffles when changing the display size of your browser. Cute idea!
featuring 53 designer/illustrators, brought to you by EIGA Design
Really like the way Daniel Kallbom is presenting his works. Enjoy some solid UI/UX designs!
by Darrin Crescenzi view more here
Mega Design is a design agency based in Copenhagen. Love the attention to details and the immaculate type layout in this newspaper design. It withstands close scrutiny.
Madrid based Designer/Illustrator Vicente García Morillo
Some gorgeous typographic work from designer Rafa Goicoechea based in Spain. His work on behance.
Really enjoy the new project Of Sand and Stone by the talented StudioKxx Krzysztof Domaradzki. Great typography work. Check out his other amazing illustrations here.
The FIFA Development Globe – produced by arvato medienfabrik, with the help of Moritz Stefaner, Studio NANDand Jens Franke.
Bringing Movement to Still Life, by Tolleson Design
Beautiful posters from Nicholas Lalli on behance, designer based in Argentina. Great type layout, textures and image manipulation.
with a mobile emphasis @Pinterest
Beautiful typographic work from Willem Henri Lucas on cargocollective.
Gorgeous typography project by Alex Fowkes, presenting 125 years of Sony music history, covering almost 150 square meters of wall space in Sony’s Derry Street headquarters. “Using just CNC cut vinyl as the sole medium, 54 columns measuring over 2 meters tall cover feature nearly 1000 of Sony Music’s signed artists from 1887 to the […]
Beautiful hand lettering video by Animade, an animation studio based in East London headed up by Tom Judd and Ed Barrett. Watch it here.
Bremen based designer Sasha Firs, @Behance
Super fun work from Attitude Creative, a design studio based in Moscow. Their projects on behance here.
Well designed site from NZ Opera, the face of professional opera in Aotearoa.
Great CSS site for street-wear brand RVLT/revolution. via SiteInspire
Absolutely gorgeous photostream on Flickr by Tracciamenti.
Onlab is the Swiss design agency, headed by Nicolas Bourquin, who is the founder and creative director. Excellent portfolio with a large amount of great work. Especially dig these posters.
Gorgeous illustrations from Jack Hughes, an illustrator based in London. I love the slightly desaturated colors that create a soft, nostalgic mood. They remind me of 50′s era ads, but with a Japanese flavor.
Thank you AREA 17 team for taking the time to put this together. nuff said, go now
Great design portfolio from Aa., elegant, modern and visually stimulating. Love it.
Dann Petty is a designer/creative director based in San Francisco, who has a portfolio of very visually interesting work. Love his use of interesting imagery with structured grids.
Swank – Apple Sorta Swank – CS5 Jank – CS6 Guest contributor Sascha Leifer brought to my attention today that the CS6 main window interface appears to not be as pixel perfect as its new pixel snapping behavior enables users to do. We quickly made a comparison between the interface window of default Apple, CS5 […]
Really fun work from Studio Lin, the design practice of Alex Lin. Love the way all the works are presented. The organic layout of the projects is very dynamic. Great typographic treatment and layout in every piece of work. Digging it.
goldlunchbox – the portfolio of designer/illustrator Karl Hebert.
Creating patterns out of type, or combining serifs with sans to create new forms, Bureau Bruneau is not afraid to be creative and experimental with typography. Fun work!
Some beautiful, quirky and very visually stimulating photos from French photographer Cecy Young. What I love the most about her photos is the story telling. Each photo gives off so much energy that I want to know more about the history behind and what the character in the photo is thinking about… This one with […]
Lotta Nieminen, illustrator, graphic designer and art director from Helsinki, Finland. More here.
Some fun work from Pianofuzz Design Studio based in Brazil. Love the mix of textures in their work, which has a different sensibility than a lot of the design works from the States.
St. Gallen, Switzerland based design studio, Bureau Collective.
Ness is serving updates, always a treat.
Munich based designer/typographer Laura Sirch.
Enjoy some hauntingly beautiful imageries from Russian photographer Anton Bundenko, with perfectly paired music tracks for each project. Although I haven’t always been the biggest fan of photographers that do too much graphic manipulation to their photos, Anton does just the right amount to some of his and the result is natural and artistic, with almost […]
Love these kind of sinister and eerie looking drawings from Thomas Barwick. The mix of traditional media and digital techniques produces such organic textures and details.
Gorgeous work from Kelli Anderson. Love , love LOVE her sense of typography and the vintage look & feel! Definitely have project envy!
Some beautiful branding work from lg2 Boutique based in Canada.
Solid branding work from Hey Studio, based in Barcelona, Spain.
Very well designed and executed digital magazine Dujour. Check out the latest issue here.
Powerful message well delivered via info-graphic in motion. Worth the 2:33 minutes. Watch here on vimeo.
Solid branding/typographic work from Perky Bros based in Nashville, Tennessee. Love the site aesthetic and functionality too.
Hot graphics from designer/art director Anthony Neil Dart, based in South Africa.
Lotta Nieminen is truly a multi-talented designer, illustrator and art director. With experiences in fashion magazines, prestigious design houses and modern design agencies, her work is absolutely refreshing, effective and diverse. Especially dig the Maeven project, where she masterfully combines vintage colors with modern typography to create the perfect identity of this online vintage clothing […]
Kasper-Florio is the collaborative studio of Larissa Kasper and Rosario Florio based in Switzerland.
Well designed and executed site for National LGBT Museum. Enjoy the sexy parallax and donate here!
Gifted Co is a creative space where selected artists and illustrators collaborate to design products together. Their first project is a lovely calendar done in a similar color tone but different styles of the contributing artists. Really want one!
Why Don’t We Try is the portfolio of Claudio Guglieri Lillo, Art Director, Developer and Lecturer currently working at F-i NYC
One of the few remaining traditional UK glass artists, David A. Smith. “In this short documentary, we reveal behind the scenes work, techniques and visions that Dave uses when carrying out his passion as a glass embosser” Watch it here.
Some gorgeous and fun work from Astrid Stavro Studio, based in Spain.
An eclectic collection of beautiful work from Scandinavian DesignLab.
Gorgeous branding work from Helsinki based creative agency BOND. The visual way of presenting their work is beautiful. But for those of you who don’t have time for the projects to load, here is their Behance portfolio.
Red Antler is a studio based in NY. Great branding work!
Sebastien Feraut based in Paris, France, has a plethora of intricate and fun illustrations. Love his use of colors, patterns!
Portland based designer / art director Darrin Crescenzi has some beautifully crafted branding work. See his work here. These coat of arm designs for each famous house represented in “Game of Thrones” is especially interesting.
Super fun tumbler feed with a new geometric shape updated daily by designer Tilman, an interaction and graphic designer living and working in and near Nuremberg, Germany.
a Branding & Digital agency pairing beautiful images with relevant messages. More here
Kusk updates site with new work. Beautiful screens to fully utilize iPad’s real estate.
Copy Boy is a design firm by Naasicaa Larsen and Geoff Riding, with a range of solid editorial and branding work under its belt.
Daybreak is a transmedia entertainment campaign for AT&T’s “Rethink Possible” platform that highlights its 4G network and product innovations. More here
WthrApp – A Simpler, More Beautiful Weather App. Get it here
Love the beautiful way to handle typography and lettering in BMD Design‘s identity work. Enjoy.
Super rad illustrations from Jon Reinfurt, based in Audubon, NJ. Love the imagination in his work, the fantastic creatures and the gorgeous colors!
Rad monograms from Jorge Mercado.
Intricate illustrations of motorcycles and riders from Silence Television. Enjoy.
Solid branding, identity and print work from independent Designer/Art Director Shaz Madani, based in London. Enjoy.
Incredible illustration works from Don & Ryan Clark, aka Invisible Creature. Impressed by the amount and quality of work they’ve produced, as well as the variety in style, ranging from children’s games to rock posters. Enjoy.
Excellent work from PTMK, a design studio based in Austin, Texas. Love the retro-style branding work with a twist of modernity.
Amazingly juicy and realistic looking icon designs from Cuberto, UI/icon design studio based in Russia. More of their work on dribble here.
by Brett Atherstone, more here
Herb Lubalin – American Graphic Designer (1918 – 1981) is a meticulously researched book on Herb Lubalin’s entire career, beginning with his early days as one of the original Mad Men in the ad industry of NY during the 50s and 60s. Along with Saul Bass and Paul Rand, Herb Lubalin forms a trio of American […]
Hattie Newman is a set designer / image maker based in London, creating fun-filled, imaginary spaces and visuals for stores, editorials, etc. Such great use of colors and props.
Linz, Austria based graphic designer – Woifi Ortner
Heather Marks by Paul Schmidt for Marie Claire Italia May 2012. What a beautiful and classy set.
Daria Werbowy by Daniel Jackson for Vogue Australia June 2012.
Eniko Mihalik by Victor Demarchelier for Vogue Spain May 2012. Youthful romance in the garden…
Love these 50′s poster style illustrations by Maria Corte Maidagan, based in Barcelona, Spain. Her use of geometric shapes and abstract representations of the human body all make very interesting patterns.
Nick Hard and Jeff Knowles have teamed up to form Planning Unit. In the 1960s, co-founder Nick Hard’s grandfather ran a design studio of the same name. This first incarnation of Planning Unit found its early success working alongside Knoll Furniture. More work here
Gorgeous type and lettering work from Erik Marinovich, a designer/letterer based in San Francisco, aslo the cofounder of Friends of Type. The variety of style in his lettering work makes such a fun portfolio to look at.
Awesome drawings from Gerhard Human.
Here are some gorgeous typographic and photographic works by Neil Watson, designer/art director, based in London.
The Shape of Design is a book about design as a method to plan and create change, by Frank Chimero. Judging from the gorgeous and responsive design of the site, I’m sold! Get your copy today too.
We Are Pollen, a design studio based in London, Barcelona and Montpellier, delivers solid and modern branding work.
Great work from Dave Whitley. Love this pixel-esque, isometrc-ish, pattern typeface. Fun!
Love the playfulness in typography, use of patterns and bold colors in the works of Kokoro & Moi, a Helsinki based creative agency. Beyond the seemingly disorder in certain pieces, there is still beautiful form and structure. Enjoy.
London based Designer/Director, Gareth W. Rice.
Yo Freckles is a typography project to create a collaborative typeface for the Finnish Design Yearbook 2012-2013. Many type designers, graphic designers have participated and the progress is very dynamic and interesting so far. Can’t wait for the finished product. Helsinki was selected as the World Design Capitol of 2012. This collaborative project was conceived […]
Paris / Lausanne based multi-disciplinary design studio, Blacknegative.
Simon Walker is Super Furry.
Industry of One is a new web journal that documents “style trappings” of individuals. Photos are elegantly shot and laid out in an editorial format, accompanied by an interview that digs into how the subject’s roots and profession influence his or her sartorial philosophy. Excellent.
Solid brand identity work from Artentiko, a creative studio based in Poznań, Poland. Their value of simplicity and efficiency consistently shows through each project. Enjoy.
I saw this awesome Dylan poster on Pinterest that lead me back to Ken Taylor’s amazing portfolio. What a talent, illustration and typography is all top notch. Go now
Beautiful brand work from Mexico’s finest, Anagrama.
a short film by Tom Geraedts.
Delicious type from James Edmond based in San Francisco. Wisdom script is absolutely one of my new found favorites.
Clean and slick works from Stay Clean.
London based multidisciplinary designer, Craig Scott.
Lexane Rousseau & Eli Horn have Fivethousand Fingers.
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Strong branding/identity/packaging work from Anderson Design Group. Love the retro style.
Australian born Art Director / Designer Jamie Mitchell.
The Pressure is the studio of freelance creative director, designer and illustrator Adam R. Garcia. Check out these gorgeous limited edition Air Force 1 shoes themed based on these retro Chinese candies I used to love as a kid.
Atlanta, Georgia based Designer/Illustrator, Alvin Diec.
An amazing illustration series from Florian Schommer capturing adventures of recent travels. A must see.
MÜESLI is a Paris based graphic design studio founded in 2008 by Mytil Ducomet & Lea Chapon.
French artist/designer, Jean-Charles Desevre.
Superscript² is an independent Lyon based graphic design studio founded in 2006 by Pierre Delmas Bouly & Patrick Lallemand, in France.
Just noticed the updates at one of my favorite SF studios, Tolleson Design. Go now.
designer/illustrator/student Koyuki Inagaki, promising career ahead of her/him.
Barca based designer/illustrator Mark Brooks.
Stockholm Design Lab’s proposal for the Swedish National Banknote. Thanks to Wanken for the tip, really cool stuff. Also check out the winning design and other competition entries here.
Triboro is the husband and wife team of David Heasty and Stefanie Weigler out of Brooklyn, NY.
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Solid print design/info graphics work from Atelier Martino & Jana for Guimarães 2012 European Capital of Culture Official Programme Book. Their updated site is purely a collection of different popular community platforms such as behance, wordpress, linkedIn, etc. Interesting idea.
UK based independent creative consultancy, Six
YCN serves site updates. Quite refreshing. Amongst all the awesome illustrators represented by YCN, some of my favs are Borja Bonaque, Gierdre Domzaite and Mike Lythgoe
Super fun site for textile designers Amelie Charroin and Marie Colin-Madan, who offer a collection of silk squares, manufactured in France. Each piece is woven, printed and shaped in Rhône-Alpes, France. Scarves’ boxes are hand-printed by themselves in their workshops. Très chic!
Hot patterns, geometric and typographic posters from Simon C Page. Major eye candies.
Solid work from Kyle White. Love a lot of the type treatment and illustrations! Makes me want to update my own book.
Stylized urban photography from Martin Stavars. Awesome lighting. Enjoy
Awesome illustrations from Roberto Ortiz, a designer based in Ecuador.
Keith Davis Young is Live To Make.
To think like a brand means to instil its equity, essence and promise into the heart and mind of the consumer. Montreal based lg2 boutique executes brilliantly on that motto. Go see what they’re up to.
Madrid based designer/director, Ritxi Ostáriz
Typography/layout deliciousness European style from Think Work Observe. Check out these sweet typefaces too!
I don’t come by really well done Chinese typography so often. This is a must see. More Tong is an illustrator/designer based in Shanghai, China. Absolutely love the vintage modern fresh take on this ancient form of calligraphy.
Work of Brandon Oxendine, a designer, front end dev and type lover is quite excellent.
Gorgeous type illustrations and hand lettering from YLLV. Karol Gadzala.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina based designer, photographer, visual artist. Ross Clodfelter
Sydney based design studio, MAUD. Specialising in print, motion, and online.
Ragnar Freyr is a designer based in Iceland. Enjoy these great minimal poster designs with great use of typography.
Freelance designer/illustrator Brandon Schaefer.
Dig these Native American-esq display typefaces by Jacopo Severitano.
German designer Julian Weidenthaler has a good collection of corporate work. Solid use of typography and layout. Enjoy.
Love the simplicity of Jorge Leon’s portfolio. Highly selected and focused, a great way for young designers to showcase their work.
Such solid and impecable branding and typographic work from Kissmiklos, visual artist born in Dunaújváros, HU. Here’s a collection of most of his logo work on behance.
Intricate patterns/emblems and typography work from Helliumworks, Arthur Sinai. Devil is in the details…
Loving the typography choice, layout and color scheme on Capitol Couture. The nice condensed type Alternate Gothic No. 2 is the perfect choice for establishing a sense of authority without being too cold. It’s the modern twist in vintage styling. It works so well on badges and as numbers. I personally love mixing a tall […]
Super fun interactive new years greetings from Soleil Noir. Wish I could have posted it earlier, but the year’s still young, keep believing!
A pamphlet of typographic smut by Elana Schlenker. Second issue, buy it here.
Shades of whites and beautiful laces/ruffles are not only for the brides to be…
Really interesting visuals on OK Studios‘ site.
Incredible type, identity work from Face, a supermodernist design studio based in Monterey, Mexico. In love with quite a few logo type work here.
A selection of whimsical patterns, print and type work from Keetra Dean Dixon. Cute.
GORGEOUS lettering from Chris Rushing. Absolutely drool-worthy. N, K, H and A are my favorite.
I was delighted to have found this link to the massive amount of poster works from Brazilian born painter / designer Almir Mavignier.
Some good work from Novo Typo, a type foundry based in Amsterdam.
Great use of typography to make a text heavy site interesting and friendly. Well done.
Excellent work from RoandCo, a studio specializing in holistic branding mainly in the fashion, lifestyle industry.
Sweet boards, great looking site.. but surfing in NYC? c’mon now
Just noticed a new site for Syrup, go see what they’re up to.
Personal works of Michael Schmid.
Interesting illustrations from designer/illustrator Carolina Nino.
Needle Design & Illustration is the Freelance Studio of Matt Needle, based in Cardiff, UK
Genoa (Italy) based creative studio, Artiva Design.
Google web fonts well used.
Very stylized tea site: Luhse (Loose) Tea, Russian propaganda style. With the mother/daughter team’s military background, the style of illustration is appropriate, effective and humorous.
Young Jerks is the one-man studio of Dan Cassaro, who does awesome custom typography work and hand lettering. Very much digging it.
Solid type work from Torsten Lindso Andersen, who studied visual design at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.
This award winning wooden hammock designed by Adam Cornish was conceived to both visually reflect and uniquely respond to the structure of the human spine. “The hammock’s thin, curved segments flex and shift to conform to the body of the lounger, supporting the back to ensure a comfortable, benign posture—a revelation for anyone accustomed to an […]
Gorgeous illustrations from Goni Montes. Very good at story telling and mood setting, Goni Montes portrays sceneries with impact. Very into the desaturated color palette, very French, yet Japanese too.
French creative Frederic Tacer has gorgeous patterns type and poster work. Dig the nice blend of traditional print style with the European design sensibility.
Some interesting work from French creative studio Rezo Zero. A good collection of organic illustrated works, clean and corporate interactive work.
Well executed site for Captain Dash, clean interface and retro/modern illustrations.
Elegant design for Wanda Productions, a commercial, music video and digital production company. Very neutral and clean type choices and very minimal intervace give it the modern, high fashion feel.
Life in my shoes is a multi-platform campaign to educate about the fear and misunderstanding that surrounds HIV. Design aesthetic is clean, playful and approachable. Nice attention to detail and very functional.
Gorgeous illustrations / paintings / patterns from Santtu Mustonen. Love the different textures he creates with different paint techniques and a good mix of typography work.
Really well designed all text based site from Corporate Risk Watch. This is a great example of visual communication completely based on hierarchy of typography. Well done.
Vintage and decorative brings you Vindeco.
Designing monsters is a small creative shop based in Michigan. Digging the series of hipster animals.
Cute Paris themed typeface. Nice mix of bononi-esq vogue fashion with a touch of whimsical and fun. Especially digging the lowercase j, uppercase N, ampersand and the ligatures on the bottom.
Nice typographic and editorial work by Ben Jeffrey.
Pretty cool interaction from Werkstatt, a studio based in France.
Denmark based designer Kasper Pyndt has some great typeface design and illustrations.
In the competition with all things being digitized, print’s staying power lies within the unique ways it can physically unfold and connect with its user. The Slant is a limited edition publication fulling exploring all the ways a printed periodical can offer. Now available online ($36), the volume arrives encased in a double-sided poster that […]
Full 3D webGl experience, a Chrome and Firefox 4+ experiment.
Directed by Campbell Hooper and Joel Kefali for Special Problems. Video here
Just noticed the new site up at La Moulade, sweet html5 action.
Munich based graphic design studio, founded by Mirko Borsche. More here
Simply brilliant, take the survey, educate yourself, expose your dirty secret :O Go now.
Sweet site designed by Welikesmall for Reno, NV based Moment Skis.
Well designed site from British based agency Kyan offers a clean, slick and interesting design. The editorial style is certainly Apple-esq. Works well.
Some nice print eye-candy from DesignUnit, a creative and fashion branding agency based in Denmark.
NR2154 is a multidisciplinary design studio based in Copenhagen and New York established by Troels Faber and Jacob Wildschiødtz. More here.
Illustrator/Art Director Vicente Garcia Morillo is based in Madrid Spain. Strong illustrator with a great sense of typography.
Well designed site for Mr. Bob Films that carries out their corporate identity perfectly and functions well on web and mobile.
Series of new illustrations from Raphael Vicenzi, aka Mydeadpony. Always loved the organic, light and airy feeling these drawings bring. Gives me the urge to draw something right now…
Tsto, a creative agency started by six designers, is based in Helsinki, Finland. Love the print sensibility.
Cool site from French agency Viens-la.
Really well designed and different site for Austin Beerworks. Dig the style!
Paris based multidisciplinary design studio, Pentagon. more here
Awesome pattern making by Russian designer/art director Igor Duibanov. Especially dig these patterns for Russian Vodka.
A nice set of portraits in Ink and Tea.
Based in the heart of Copenhagen, Brunswicker works primarily with art direction, identity design and graphic communication for brands within the fashion, lifestyle, design and media industries. More here.
Solid identity/typography work from Brazilian talent Braz de Pina. Love this logo for Officio Engenharia, an engineering office specializing in steel structures.
A handpicked selection of original vintage film posters focused on design, for an affordable price!
Solid work from Demain Conrad Design studio, based in Lausanne, Switzerland.
A really nice set of style photographs documenting 38 LA It Girl fashion. Lots of Native American inspired jewelries, patterns, moccasins mixed with some Hollywood glam gowns. The nice blend of laid back and glam is as LA as you can get…
Paperlux, taking the art of printing design, paper etching and cutouts to the next level. Beautiful print on interesting textures. See a collection of all images from Fabien at Graphic Exchange.
Amanda Mocci has a great style of illustration and design. Love the airy and organic feeling her simple lines invoke, which carries into her designs as well.
Digging these Dexter posters from Mattson Creative based in Irvine, California. Very James Bond, retro, espionage poster feel.
Showchicken is the illustration portfolio of Nick Sheehy. Enjoy the quirky and fun drawings!
One Iota creative is a design studio from Brisbane Australia. Nice print/identity work.
Sorry no english, but the cool html5 scroll action is worth your time. Check it out
Neo Neo is a studio is Thuy-An Hoang and Xavier Erni based in Genève. Lots of solid print and identity work. Enjoy.
Me & Oli specializes in fashion, illustration, prints etc. The illustrations are interesting, fun and whimsical, and as they call it, the “anthropomorphism of features & creatures”.
Nod Young, creative director at Khaki Creative based in China, has an incredible sense of Easter and Western typography. His work is usually a perfect mix of Chinese cultural influence and modern design sensibility. Very unique. I’m a big fan.
“Mystery and intrigue surround the rebranding of the Chicago-based digital agency Manifest. The rebrand was based around a conceptual exploration of time and both historical and cultural references beyond the digital age, with a focus on human experiences, connections and creativity.” more here
Well made Mad Men posters from Radio, an agency based in Cape Town, South Africa. It offers some very interesting illustrations, typographical treatments and patterns.
Very nicely designed and executed site from Crane Brothers, a boutique shop that specializes in the craft of tailoring for men. It’s the 2 stores of Crane Murray, who has no intention of having more locations. His idea of modern tailoring means combining artisan craft with contemporary design.
Cool site and work from French designer Mickaël Larchevêquegner. Site is simple and clean but has a nice additional interactive detail that allows it to stand out a bit more from all the other wordpress/blog portfolio templates.
Enjoy these tasteful illustrations and artwork from Lord Dunsby, alias of illustrator Steven Millington. The desaturated color palette and ornate typography remind me of vintage French posters, yet the funky characters give them a nice contemporary twist.
Portfolio of graphic designer Shin Dokho offers some interesting print pieces. Dig the textures he’s able to create with typography and shape.
Marcus Fuchs from Denmark works at Hello Monday and does trend setting digital experiences and other visual designs. Excellent work.
Enjoy the very nice sensation MOMA in-house design team brings into the space. Incredible balance between typography, graphics and artworks exhibited. Very well done.
Gret Scott, freelance creative director/art director’s portfolio offers a mix of modern and sophisticated works. Dig it.
likes to create explosions, lines or movements within colorful, surrealist and psychedelic designs. more here.
Great typographic and illustrative work from Kendrick Kidd. Enjoy.
Sleek site design from Mark Lawrence based in London. Dig the movement, interaction and layout of the site.
Great portfolio from St. Louis based Ad Agency Rogers Townsend include works from million dollar TV commercials, digital campaigns, to much smaller traditional print campaigns. No matter what the budget is, the quality of work they put out is impressive. Enjoy.
The Other Me is the more experimental, illustration works from Krzysztof Domaradzki based in Poznań. Experimental and fun. Check out his commercial work at StudioKxx
J Fletcher is a designer, illustrator and art director based in Charleston, South Carolina. Great sense of typography, illustrations and texture in his portfolio. Enjoy.
Luca Venter, a portrait and music photographer based in Denver, CO.
New site up for Tribal DDB Vancouver, simplicity is golden.
Amsterdam based Designer/Director Nedjelco-michel Karlovich.
Spain based Designer/Art Director, Diego Blanco.
Melbourne based St Style, specialising in branding, retail concepts, and store design. See more here
Design-Driven Brand Development
A German self-taught designer currently based in Graz, Austria. Tobias van Schneider
Orkacollective is Abo and OOli’s creative space online. They draw their inspirations from nature, animals, magic and people. Especially dig this series of Indian inspired drawings.
JJAAKK is a fairly new independent design studio founded by Jesse Kirsch, specializing in packaging / identity design. Check out the fun works they have!
London based Designer/Illustrator Mike Harrison. More here.
Another illustrator/designer talent from Brazil! Enjoy a fun filled portfolio from João Ricardo Machado. Love his use of color, hand drawn type and the funky looking characters.
Fernando Bittar is a senior art director at CUBOCC, in São Paulo, Brazil. Check out his portfolio with a range of illustrations, print, digital and motion designs. Absolutely love the character designs.
Dana Tanamachi does these amazing chalk letterings for wine labels, food packaging, etc. Love Love Love them.
Saint Etienne, France based Designer/Illustrator Emeric Trahand, aka Takeshi. “renowned for its surreal feel, the quality of its photomontages as well as the light treatments and colourful compositions.” See more here
Amazing typographic and illustrative posters from My Name is Wendy, based in France.
New work up at Diftype, aka Niklas Lundberg.
Bosnia/Herzegovina based designer/illustrator Zoran Lucic. The Sucker for Soccer series is a must see.
Embraced by the likes of Will Self, Nick Cave, Stephen Fry and Benjamin Zephaniah, John Durak’s latest book consists of 176 pages with illustrations by OmegaTheKid!Phoenix and printed by Cerovski Print Boutique.
Mark Dearman, art director/designer. Slick portfolio site.
Zew Zealand born, Amsterdam based designer/art director Gareth W. Rice.
The phraseology project is started by Drew Melton in Jan 2011, for users to submit phrases and they will be designed into a mix of typographic and illustrative pieces. Great idea and exercise
Designer/Illustrator Jacob Souva
Brazilian born, Netherlands based, designer/illustrator Rajane Dal Bello.
Solid work from Brazilian senior Art Director / DJ and illustrator Rodrigo Maltchique. Enjoy a wide range of projects from print, digital, fashion editorial, retail branding to illustrations.
James Cullen, an Irish designer based in Berlin, has great sense of typography. Even his digital pieces carry a nice print sensibility. Enjoy.
Jordan Metcalf, designer and artist based in Cape Town, South Africa, was commissioned to create a series of youth sports illustrations and logo treatments for the X Games 2011. Enjoy his portfolio filled with strong typographic and illustrative pieces.
Mirari & Co is a group of directors, designers and animators that bring concept to beautiful finished products for your brand. SHIFT is an experimental short film borrowing from the cultural Chinese opera as the basis for aesthetics. Very interesting and well executed.
Led by Marcus Wendt and Vera-Maria Glahn, FIELD uses computational design, interactive technology, and generative strategies to create images with a life of their own.
Oakland, CA based designer/director Carl DeTorres.
MadInSpain 2011 Titles from Madrid based Toch Studio with audio from Toronto based Cypheraudio.
Studio Output is serving updates.
Edward Hann, London based freelance designer working across interaction, branding and print. Former design star at Un.titled.
Multi-disciplinary design practice, Qube Konstrukt, representing Richmond, Victoria Australia. See what they’re up to.
Nuevo Leon, Mexico based design firm specialising in web, print, and identity solutions. More here
Check out an interesting collection of typographically-driven work by Quadradão out of Brazil. The use of shapes, type and negative space blends a classical look with a sense of modernity.
Some great branding work from Kurppa Hosk based in Stockholm, Sweden.
Kazakhstan based designer, Slava. My cup o’ tea.
Some amazing sketches and illustrations from Simon Prades. Enjoy.
Tasty illustrations done for Luckyrice Festival 2011 by the folks at Parliament of Owls. This year’s culinary celebration is set in the melting pot of New York city.
Kurppa Hosk is an interdisciplinary brand and design consultancy creating attraction.
Flydende Lava is a multidisciplinary studio and the moniker of The Danish Design School student Daniel Siim. Have a look.
FRAMED* was first conceptualized by Yugo Nakamura of tha ltd., as a new platform for digital art, designed for everyday interior spaces. This project is a collaboration between Yugo Nakamura, Yoshihiro Saitoh, interior designer and founder of A-Study Co., Ltd., and Om, Inc., a design and engineering team based in Taipei. Check them out here.
Check out the work of Erik Jonsson in web, print and animation, from Your Majesty.
Nick Knight is among the world’s most influential photographers as well as being Director & founder of SHOWstudio.com the fashion & art internet broadcasting channel. Go see what he’s been up to.
Nice series for ShowUsYourType by Anthony Neil Dart, designer/illustrator out of South Africa. Visit him here.
Flow is a music and arts festival in Helsinki, featuring up and coming to established musicians and artists. It is a musically and visually stimulating experience both in the Finnish and international scene, which is carried out on the website. Get your tickets soon to prepare for the August festivities!
FOMA is a Brazilian based Art Collective and Design Studio located in the heart of São Paulo, created by the craziest power-trio in town: Davison Carvalho (Creative Director), Cristiane Higa (Art Director) and Gustavo Enzo (Art Director).
Tim Jockel and team creates a complete optical illusion that breaks the rules of time and space on stage. A must see
A well executed site to deliver messages of hope and support to rebuild Japan. A nice simple interface that facilitates anyone from the world helping, by either writing your own message, which is automatically translated into Japanese and populated in the pool, or by making a donation.
Bradley updates his site with a bunch of Tron goodies, also be sure to check out a cool interview of his at Inventing Interactive.
Watson & Co is a creative branding agency specialized in creating a strategy that suits your company needs. The unstructured presentation of their portfolio is organic and interesting.
Extensive amount of branding and typographic work from Rob Clarke. Love the variety!
designer/illustrator Adam Hill at the Velcro Suit, must see posters and typographical murals.
The »Büro für Grafik Design« is a Cologne, Germany based graphic design consultancy creating custom communication concepts for corporations, brands, events and target groups.
Atelier Design is a design studio from Belgium, specializing in print, web, photography and illustration. Check out the interesting works!
No portfolio just yet, but great site.. Oslo based Unfold.
Amazing work from Kotenhits in digital and print campaigns. Fresh take of the interaction between photography and typography.
An upbeat and funky motion piece to promote Audi A1. Sound track by Boreta goes very well the mood of the piece.
Interesting site for Nike Japan to promote a sense of community. Well thought out and executed. A great campaign.
Amazing in style and scale, check out the work of Athens based visual communicator Alexandros Vasmoulakis.
An interactive film by Chris Milk. Add to the dream here.
Aron Jancso, freelance graphic designer and type addict out of Hungary.
Berlin based designer/art director Lasse Kusk has a collection of solid design work in digital and branding/identity.
If you’ve ever wanted to be woken by designery good wishes, this is the app for you
Madrid based illustrator, David Despau.
yebocreative showcases a small collection of well art directed and executed sites. I can appreciate the slick movement of the sites, and the clever layering of elements to create a sense of space and depth.
Swisstypefaces.com is the official website of b+p swiss typefaces, formerly B&P Type Foundry. The new site includes new functionality and more user-friendly interface, including their blog that periodically updates news in typography and design. A new typeface will be released end of May and they are looking to expand the fonts in use section with […]
Filip Chudzinski, Designer / App Conceptor
Berlin based Photographer, Michael Nager. Refreshing..
Antrepo designs a series of vintage oil cans to advertise the release of their Public Gothic Family, condensed, vintage and industrial font family.
Ventilate Japan is a charity poster series donating 100% of all profits to the Red Cross, benefiting those who suffer from the Great East Japan Earthquake. Curated by Michael Brown.
Some fresh work from 25 yr-old Art Director / Designer Conor Cronin, based in Barcelona. Good sense of typography and photography.
Paris based photographer Marc Da Cunha Lopes, be sure to check out the Vertebrata series.
One of Your Majesty’s jewels, Yuna Kim.
Extensive amount of great print work from Vellut, a small design studio by Pau Lamua and Lara Lozano. Especially dig the 2 or 3 color print pieces that cleverly use transparency, halftone dots to create texture and color blocks. Each folded piece is thoughtful in the order materials are revealed upon opening.
Check out work by Swedish designer and art director Hampus Jageland. Great sense of type and a very minimalist style in most of his print and identity work.
Hotel interior, retail store environment, packaging, identity and branding work from Creneau International. It’s truly the capacity of a big global agency. Enjoy the work.
from I Depend On Me, Federico Landini’ s portfolio / Graphic and identity designer out of Barcalona, Spain.
Frank Gehry´s design of The Guggenheim Abu Dhabi echoes Gulf architecture, incorporating dramatic conical forms that play with a modern twist on the region’s ancient wind-towers. More here
Go check out what they’re up to.
French graphic artist / Sept “I cannot completely define graphic art ( i don’t really like to call it “graphic design” ). But to me, it’s a hunt of perfection & efficiency, an infinite synthesis of shapes & colors to fathom through imagination, creativity & sensibility.” Check em’ out here.
Driven – Cars, Design, Conversations, Horsepower, Luxury, Sex Appeal.. new site by Your-Majesty.
London based design consultancy firm Company has a large amount of brand identity work. Their good print sensibility is also carried onto their digital campaigns. Nice work.
Wim Crouwel – selected graphic designs and prints from museum archive.
If you’re in advertising you’re probably familiar with Chris’ work with the successful rebrand of Getty Images, and if you have a few miles on you like me you might have a few of his Raygun magazines stacked in a closet somewhere. Go browse through a very impressive body of work. Chris Ashworth, Global Creative […]
I don’t know if it’s because I have a kid now, but I think this is absolutely brilliant. Concept work out of Norway from Mats Ottdal.
The hardest working man in the South of France, Andreas updates again.
Marius Roosendaal, graphic designer from the Netherlands. Really nice retro style, great patterns, slick type. Check em’ out.
3-Group based in Poland produces strong typographically based projects either in print or packaging design. Unlike other portfolio sites where users pick and choose what he/she is interested in seeing, 3-Group engages its users solely on the amazing full screen imagery.
Ruiz + company has updates of new projects, elegant identity work and exquisite info graphics as usual.
Andy Gilmore has some amazing patterns. Check it out here.
Klaas Co. Design is the studio of designer Skyler Van Der Molen. He keeps the studio intentionally small with the business plan of “doing more for less” in mind. He does gorgeous illustrations and identity work for non-profits or other companies that value design more than a tool to turn a profit.
Really enjoyed browsing through this entire book, all top quality type treatments, illustrations.. a must see. Vienna, Austria based designer/illustrator David Mascha.
Fabien Barrel, talented creative based in France, created these gorgeous illustrations and identity for Hotel Excelsior in Paris. He masterfully portrays the hotel’s image as established luxury and tradition with a twist of modern romanticism. These artworks combine traditional oil paintings with his beautiful new creations. Some of the artworks with type and collages remind […]
Oxford based Art Director/Designer Sam Dallyn.
New site from Your-Majesty & Organic. check it
Joshua Smith from ( Hydro74 ) has designed a shirt to help raise funding and awareness for those affected by the disaster in Japan. The Japanese Kanji on the shirt translates to “Save World Army” 100% of the proceeds of the sales of this shirt will go toward The Salvation Army’s relief efforts in Japan. […]
Special thanks to designer/typographer Rosario Florio from Bureau Collective out of St. Gallen, Switzerland for our new Forma logo/type treatment. Check out the goods here.