Inspiration Lab


Mucca
February 28, 2011, 9:49 am
Filed under: Graphic Design

New York studio Mucca is one of my biggest idols because they do so much uncompromising work. The attention to detail and precission in their executions is commendable. I came across this material they did for two AIGA events and it reminded me that I haven’t told you that I’ll be speaking at HK Århus on thursday. Maybe you can still grab a seat if you beg and plead even  if the rsvp date is a bit overdue, it’s free for members!

You can register here: http://www.hk-gk.dk/

Visit Mucca: http://www.muccadesign.com



Escentric Molecule
February 26, 2011, 10:05 pm
Filed under: Packaging

Uhhh!! was on a bit of a shopping spree today and came across this perfume with a wonderfully simple design. It’s part of a series and I’m not particularly fond of the overall design of the rest of it, but just thought I’d show you this one!

The escentric series: http://www.escentric.com



Collider
February 24, 2011, 12:37 pm
Filed under: Spatial Design

I just came across this signage project by Australian studio Collider and couldn’t help but think that if a signage system can get my pulse up, then I really am a total nerd. But then so be it! Cause this is freakin’ brilliant! I love the matarials and the use of space, light and shadow as designfactors.

See more: http://www.collider.com.au



50 and 50
February 23, 2011, 9:32 am
Filed under: Illustration/Art, Typography

You learn something new everyday don’t you? For example today I found out that every state in the US has a motto, and I had no idea! The great thing is that it makes a wonderful foundation for projects like 50 and 50 which has 50 designers illustrating their state mottos. There are some lovely pieces and it’s really great type inspiration. Below you see work by Meg Hunt, Ken Barber, A. Micah Smith, Mark Weaver, Ty Wilkins, Tad Carpenter and Matt Stevens.

See more: http://statemottosproject.com



Micah Lidberg
February 22, 2011, 8:55 am
Filed under: Illustration/Art

It’s a sunny day in Copenhagen so we need a colourful post today too and the letterings/illustrations by American Micah Lidberg is just the thing!I LOVE and admire the amount of work that each of these pieces represent, there are no easy shortcuts just a really wicked contrast between the ultra detailed and the clean strokes.

See more: http://micahlidberg.com



Hvass & Hannibal
February 21, 2011, 7:14 am
Filed under: Graphic Design, Illustration/Art

These girls never seize to amaze me, I really admire this colourful Danish setup founded by Nan Na Hvass and Sofie Hannibal. I love how they’ve set up a business with so much visible passion and joy and they just keep doing uncompromising work. Whatever the idea, they just seam to go for it and that really is admirable. I have a few of their peices on my walls at home and they put a smile on my face everyday, thanks girls!!

See more: http://www.hvasshannibal.dk



Bergmann Studios
February 17, 2011, 8:35 am
Filed under: Graphic Design

I really like the simple but effective use of colour in this publication by Frankfurt based Bergmann Studios. The style is clean and geometrical but the use of complimentary colours hits you straight in the face and gives good rhythm through the publication.

See my by Bergmann Studios: http://www.bergmannstudios.com/




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