Apr 13, 2012

Earning the consumer’s trust

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Pharmaceutical industry: Earning the consumer’s trust Issued by: Contrast – Design & Photographic Studio Trust – earned or manufactured? When it comes to marketing and selling pharmaceutical products – winning and keeping the consumer’s trust is extremely important. The consumer … Read More

Mar 5, 2012

Three Cosmetics

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Three is a Japanese cosmetics brand. Their products are based on 3 core values: natural, honest & creative, thus the name Three. Nendo design agency wanted to incorporate these 3 values into the design of the packaging. “Our motif for … Read More

Feb 24, 2012

The Fashion Band-Aid

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As it is Friday today, and everyone just loves Friday, I decided to blog about something fun. Have a look at these great limited-edition  Band-Aid design, branded by Cynthia Rowley. It reminds me of the Band-Aid you get for kids … Read More

Feb 7, 2012

Chocolate Pharmaceuticals

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I love the idea that the design plays on a chocolate bar as a pharrmaceutical drug. Bloomsberry & Co’s line of high end chocolate bars plays with this witty packaging which is quite refreshing. Rebecca Bibby has also designed a … Read More

Jan 25, 2012

Top Ten Bookcases

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This circular bookshelf is designed to help a bibliophile store and transport a half ton of books. To move it, you just stand in the centre and start walking. Probably not the most practical use of space, but it looks … Read More

Jan 19, 2012

10 AWESOME PACKAGING IDEAS

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Jan 16, 2012

Top 10 Google Doodles

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The concept of the Google Doodle was born when Google founders Larry and Sergey played with the corporate logo to indicate their attendance at the Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert. They placed a stick figure drawing behind the … Read More

Dec 12, 2011

Higgins India Ink

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I really love it when designers go back to the heritage of a product. I found this beautiful redesign of the well known Higgings India Ink designed by Alex Sophocles. “The heritage of the Higgins India Ink dates back to … Read More

Dec 8, 2011

cool corporate identities

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This morning when I came to work my boss gave me a job for a corporate identity. I thought I could blog about my cool research. I love the fact that these designers used subtle visual cues to bring across … Read More

Dec 7, 2011

PARIS IN A TYPEFACE

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Paris is a new typeface by Moshik Nadav that was inspired by the world of fashion. Paris Typeface was designed to be used by the most popular fashion magazines and luxury brands. The typeface includes beautiful ligatures and sexy numerals. … 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 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 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 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 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 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

Oct 18, 2011

Eastfield Corp ID

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Beautifully textured and organic looking corporate identity design by Hovard Design. Enjoy!

Oct 18, 2011

“Super Happy Times” Gift Tags

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A series of die-cut gift tags created by Jordan Metcalf. Enjoy!  

Oct 17, 2011

Save Gorillas with design

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I really love the idea of using design to make a real difference in the world. In this case the goal was to raise awareness about how gorillas are being hunted and slowly driven to extinction. It’s amazing how ignorant … Read More