To Abstract Or Not Abstract?

Sagi Haviv explores his firm’s past in pioneering the abstract logo and discusses whether or not to implement abstract concepts. To illustrate his point, he takes you behind the scenes of bold identity projects, such as Conservation International (shown above).

NYC Beaches - Signage

Image of the Day, June 7 2013

After Hurricane Sandy, many New York City beaches were devastated by storm damage. Pentagram, through a large signage and environmental graphics campaign, have aided the effort in revitalizing these beaches in time for summer. Via Co.Design.


Image of the Day, June 3, 2013

Amusing and abstract line art illustrations adorn these bottles for an Icelandic microbrew and also set the tone for the brand’s identity, developed by Þorleifur Gunnar Gíslason, Hlynur Ingólfsson and Geir Olafsson. Check out more here. Via Looks Like Good …


Image of the Day, May 21, 2013

Pearlfisher tapped artist Andrew Lyons to create attractive illustrations (like the dove below) to help redefine vitamin supplement packaging. Via Creative Review.  


Image of the Day, April 30 2013

This ambitious large-scale branding campaign for a project called idBrooklyn is looking to kickstarter for funding. Check out more here. Via Creative Roots.

Obscured Identity

Uh, the world just got creepier with this fascinating tech/art mashup. These videos are proofs of concept for a real-time facial tracking and masking software. The basic idea is that using this software hooked up to your typical webcam/laptop setup, …