Identity designer, logo design expert and HOW Design Conference speaker Bill Gardner is a collector of sorts, and he's inspired by designs and objects that have a story to tell.
As would be expected, a striking identity solution for Function Engineering from Sagmeister & Walsh, in collaboration with designer Wade Jeffree and animator Joel Voelker. The black and white logo uses transparency to create hinges and this method carries over into a typeface, additional icons and patterns used on the back of business cards...
How well-designed is your own brand? Do you give it the same attention you give your client work? Author/speaker/designer Robin Landa has advice on designing your brand.
Noted identity designer Sagi Haviv recalls Laurie Anderson's advice, "Don't wait to be asked," as the most influential in his career. Read more about his inspiration.
A client with layers of approval. A high-profile design project with a lot of business at stake. An audience that will turn a keen eye on your work. The Dieline's Andrew Gibbs talks about designing the identity for the country's biggest design conference.
Alex Register created the identity and this sophisticated packaging for the Yonder & Co. Chocolate Shop. The look establishes a specialized handmade quality to the product and the primary color scheme allows one to easy distinguish the varieties. You can check out more pictures here. Via The Dieline.
Whatever the fate of the printed page, letterheads (actual or virtual) will never disappear. What's more, they will always change -- maybe not as radically as these 1931 examples of before and after, but typographic styles will denote changes in attitudes and technologies.
Check out the redesign for The Contemporary Austin, a new name and look for the AMOA-Arthouse, Austin’s contemporary art museum. The new identity was developed by Pentagram’s DJ Stout. Check out more images of the new identity here. Via The Branding Source.
Strong identity design by New Zealand’s Alt Group for the Silo Theatre. Via Looks Like Good Design.
Mash Creative and MayNinth collaborated to create this inventive and playful adaptive identity for design studio Curious Space, a business that specializes in creating unique museum and gallery spaces. Check out more here. Via Design Work Life.