Dec 5, 2011

back to the start

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We all know that sustainability is something that is important, but more often than not we turn a blind eye. Here is a short film commissioned by Chipotle created by filmmaker Johnny Kelly. He depicts how a farmer, after turning … Read More

Dec 2, 2011

3D Artists

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It’s Friday. The weekend is almost here … so sit back, relax and enjoy the visual feast of 3D artists from around the globe.  

Nov 29, 2011

cool beer

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Very nice work from de rouen co. The very graphic and fun style for this packaging is very nice to look at. With one color this design really stands out and has a very fresh look. The design is based … Read More

Nov 28, 2011

Babees Honey

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I love the clean design of Babees Honey by Polish design studio, Ah&Oh. Babees communicates clearly what it is through the simplicity of the stripes. It’s fun and sophisticated.

Nov 23, 2011

Photoshop gone wrong!

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Missing leg. Head or pelvis? Which is smaller? I dare not hope for either. Who said that working out was the only way you could get a six-pack? Two sunsets for the price of one! Can there be a better … Read More

Nov 22, 2011

Brand Minimalism

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What would happen if you took iconic brands and minimalized the details on their packaging to their absolute minimum? Is that going to help or hurt the brand? Mehmet Gozetlik of the design collective Antrepo decided to see for himself. … Read More

Nov 18, 2011

YOGHURT BAR

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The Olo Yoghurt studio. a Great retail design concept for a yoghurt bar! Great colors and great clean design. There is a certain flow and fun aspect to the shop interior. We love the way the designer created a modern … Read More

Nov 16, 2011

Perrine’s Wine Shop

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A corporate identity of a company is probably one of the most important aspects of building a brand. I found this amazing work by Alvin Diec and I really love the way he designed the corporate identity of Perrine’s Wine … Read More

Nov 15, 2011

not just a letter…

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  Yes there is a lot of type out there. Typeface design is like fashion design. It changes and will change everytime you create a new design. It is a graphic style of the time and decade we live in. … Read More

Nov 14, 2011

Oliv: The Olive Oil Brand

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Overseas companies wanting brand solutions are already looking towards South Africa following Cape Town being awarded the Design Capital for 2014 title. This honour was recently bestowed upon Cape Town-based design studio – Contrast Design & Photographic Studio by a … Read More

Nov 14, 2011

Multiple function

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While I did a bit of a random search on the internet, I found these multi functional designs. I love the fact that design can be esthetically pleasing and something functional. Most people live in clutter and these designs will … Read More

Nov 11, 2011

The Power of an image

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Folks say a picture says a thousand words, this remains so true. A single image can transport you into another world and make you feel a reel of emotions with a single glance. One really get’s this sense in this … Read More

Nov 10, 2011

Creating fire in photoshop

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Find an image of a match that you like and think will look good. Step 1. Sparks: Create a new Layer and select your Brush tool.  Set it to Dissolve and Opacity of 25%. Set your Foreground colour to white, … Read More

Nov 9, 2011

TetraBox Lamp

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It always fascinates me to see how an ordinary, everyday object can be transformed into something beautiful and functional. Designer Ed Chew takes discarded drinks packets and creates a beautiful TetraBox lamp.

Nov 8, 2011

Play with Type

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I found these different examples of how designers have used type. What makes it interesting for me is the way they use type on not just flat 2d services, but also as 3d elements. As designers we can often get … Read More

Nov 7, 2011

Ugly packaging design.

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After a lot beautiful and original and well designed packaging design concepts now a selection of bad and ugly packaging design ideas. It seems to me that the majority of the design’s are a collection of the wrong use of … Read More

Nov 3, 2011

Fear.less

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Fear.Less is a collaborative project between Daniel Ting Chong & Jordan Metcalf. The objects are all representative of weapons/items used in acts of crime in South Africa, both by criminal and the law. The objects seek to playfully examine the … Read More

Oct 31, 2011

Italian Picnic Basket Invitation

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“We worked with Chef Lynch and her team to create packaging for an Italian Picnic Basket which also served the invitation. Each item in the basket was hand-wrapped and adorned with a sticker labeling the contents. The invitation was letterpressed on butcher paper … Read More

Oct 31, 2011

Scary Soda

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Fun packaging design for Fanta – with a bit of a Halloween theme. Designed by Stag & Hare.

Oct 28, 2011

Splish Splash Click

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Working with splashing liquids , fine powders and fast movement is a challenge to photograph well. The unpredictable nature of liquid makes it very hard to shoot. Have a look at these wonderful images – I suspect the photographer specifically … Read More

Oct 26, 2011

Noeeko – Identity

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Noeeko is the working name of freelance Art director and Graphic designer Michal Sycz. Open to any form of expression, Michal combines photo manipulations, vectors, hand drawn elements, and 3D shapes.

Oct 25, 2011

Body Shop – Packaging design

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Stunning packaging created by Planeta Design .

Oct 24, 2011

Love Ghost – CD packaging

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CHRIS LEE – LOVE GHOST Chris Lee released his debut album “Worry No” 2 year ago. Since then, the artist has grown as an artist, experimenting with different music styles and his own vocal. The album is described as a … Read More

Oct 24, 2011

Hand carved illustration

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      Created by Reaktorlab

Oct 21, 2011

Nupo – Clean Packaging Design

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Stunning clean packaging design for Nupo. Using lots of white space to give the packaging a very fresh look. Sometimes using white with food can make the packaging look sterile and unappealing , but in this case I think the … Read More

Oct 20, 2011

SUPERMARKET’S ARE CHANGING!

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Unreal, a London based branding and advertising agency have recently completed the identity for a brand new co-operative supermarket; The People’s Supermarket. The People’s Supermarket Mission statement Our vision is to create a commercially sustainable, social enterprise that achieves its … Read More

Oct 20, 2011

Burning Man 2010

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Burning Man is an annual event that takes place in BlackRock, two and a half hours away from Reno Nevada. People describe the BurningMan event as a self-expressive and a self-reliance community. Have a look at these stunning photos by … Read More

Oct 19, 2011

Gabbani Corporate Identity

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It is always so interesting to see how a corporate identity has evolved over time. I found the Gabbani corporate identity on New Grids and really like how the designer has modernized the look.

Oct 19, 2011

The Value of Graphic Design

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When I finished school I was faced with the tough decision of what to study. After carefully considering my initial options (fireman, astronaut, wild horse tamer etc), I finally settled on two choices: architecture or graphic design. It’s obvious that … Read More

Oct 19, 2011

Trigger Oslo Identity

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Trigger Oslo is a new PR company focusing on engaging communication. The identity is developed to create a range of personal signatures within the same visual language and color palette. The colors and design emphasizes an agency that focus on … Read More