Going on a bit of a click-leads-to-click that started with Damien Hirst I ended up on the page of Other Criteria, an art publisher co-founded by Mr. Hirst. They have done a lot of really great art books with so much punch-in-the-face effect. Just look at the yummy stuff below.
See more: https://othercriteria.com
It is WRONG that I’ve never featured Swedish born fashion mag Rika before, WRONG I tell you! Cause it is one of those magazines where I just love the typography even if it’s weird and wonky. It is so elegant and fashiony (that’s a word!) and yet a different take on the slim neo classic Bodoni look alikes that would often fit the fashion mag bill. As always, I greatly appreciate design with contrasy and Rika has it all.
See more: http://www.rikaint.com
You might have noticed that I have a bit of a winter frown on me, one of these days I’m gonna post a photo of Danish winter and you will think I’m living in a black and white movie…correction, a shades of grey movie (no, not the naughty one!) So I find that everything that catches my eye these days, and that I wanna show you guys, has the be FILLED with colour. And here’s another one, when I found Leta Sobierajski I got a huge smile on my face. I kinda wanna live in her photoshoot world where the bananas are polkadotted and the backgrounds are BRIGHT! YAY!
See more: http://letasobierajski.net
Look at this great identity by Seattle based agency Creature (LOVE the name!). It’s for a wok food restaurant and I think it’s so great to see how a very simple vector style is made so lively using loads of contrast in size and placing and pairing that with a bit of natural wood and handdrawn letters and strokes. An absolutely fabulous mix with JUST the right ingredients! I bet the food is good too!
See more by Creature.
Filed under: Graphic Design, Illustration/Art | Tags: Handlettering, Quotes
I blogged Timothy Goodman’s work for Ace Hotel AGES ago but it’s time give the man a bit of credit again because he has done AMAZING work since. He did a great installation at the Airbnb headquaters (great use of rough materials) but what I love even more is two personal projects that he did alongside Jessica Walsh (who, by the way, is also AWESOME!). You may have heard of their experiment to date each other for 40 days and now their dating experiment has become a book that that you can get your hands on in about a months and a half. It’s looking really nice from here. Just have a look at the video below. I’m also just loving the Quotes on Shit project. It’s so simple, and yet it just makes me smile every time I see one of those handlettered quotes on a painted figure. Thanks for brightening my day to both of you :-)
See more: http://tgoodman.com
I’ve only just discovered Chicago based studio Firebelly, but I already love their work. I came across two of their publications for their series of typography exhibitions called Typeforce and they were just so well designed. I love how they are somehow visibly united in a series but yet SO different from each other. AWESOME work!
See more: http://www.firebellydesign.com
London based Here Design is a small set-up but they do great diverse stuff. From Nigella Lawson cookbooks to Adidas instore decor. Chances are, if you’re anything like me, you will have flipped through their pasta book in a bookstore or you will have stopped in your track in a supermarket while travelling at the sight of the Hairy Bikers crisp bags.
See more: http://heredesign.co.uk/