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Atem

Atem

  ATEM came to fruition in 2012 in the studio of Nelson Abulencia in Hamburg, Germany. Atem or breath in german is indeed a refreshing view on how it perceives its merchandise, as contemporary timeless classic pieces made with durable materials crafted into functional design with a sense of tactile simplicity. Art direction was...
This is Paper Inaugural Issue

This is Paper Inaugural Issue

I have long been a reader of ThisisPaper, a site filled with wonderfully curated stories and now they are publishing their first printed magazine: Inaugural Issue, a more tactile creation containing stories. However, to move the publication forward, this ad-free magazine needs to gain at least 250 orders to cover...
Hyperkit

Hyperkit

Hyperkit is a design studio started by husband and wife team Kate Sclater and Tim Balaam in 2001. The studio holds an impressive collateral of work mainly in visual identity, and print and publication. Authenticity has always been at the heart of our approach. Clients come from a wide range...
Freytag Anderson

Freytag Anderson

BERG Studio has recently joined affiliation with Effektive and now known as Freytag Anderson (a joint partnership of Daniel Freytag and Greig Anderson), an independent design studio for print, screen and environment. Some of their new work is now available on their site. Also BERG’s Edition of 100 project is still...
Glory Glory

Glory Glory

Glory Glory is a project and curation by Nick Blakeman, Alex Brown and Craig Oldham. An exhibition was held last week to feature A1 typographic posters based on football chants by designers and studios. The proceeds will help aid the charity British Blind Sport that would enable blind and visually impaired individuals to...
Beller

Beller

Magnificent Cloche desk lamp and Drifted Chairs from Norwegian Lars Beller Fjetland, founder of Beller.   Fjetland grew up on the west coast of Norway, where he has nurtured a lifelong fascination for the marriage of function with the finest of nature’s materials in furniture, interiors and lighting.
Made by Hand

Made by Hand

An excellent project of short films from the Bureau of Common Goods, to promote independent artisans who developed a passion for their craft and seek ways for a sustainable living.  Made by Hand was created out of the belief that the things we collect, consume, use, and share are part of who we...
David Ehrenstråhle

David Ehrenstråhle

David Ehrenstråhle, a product designer based in Sweden, is well known for his Guide To maps of cities such as Paris and New York. He’s recently printed 2013 Guide to Manhattan, Bombay, Paris, and San Francisco. Not only are these tourist souvenirs but these long archival maps with the large...
Objets Mécaniques

Objets Mécaniques

Montreal based shop Objets Mécaniques produce handmade everyday items made from local and reclaimed materials.
Longton

Longton

Comprehensive portfolio of Michael Longton, the founder of Longton based in Australia. We believe that in today’s diverse media system, design must be reactive. It needs to respond to the stimulus of market demands, evoke attention and be compelling.
Bryan Nash Gill

Bryan Nash Gill

Artist Bryan Nash Gill made these beautiful woodcut prints of concentric organic lines from cross-section barks of trees.
Meneo

Meneo

Brilliant work from graphic design studio Meneo, based in Bilbao, Spain.  
Design Bolaget

Design Bolaget

  Works by Design Bolaget from Denmark, that one would spend hours marveling at.
Pantograph

Pantograph

  Three beautiful utilitarian typefaces from StudioMakgill, available through Colophon.
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The Drinkable Book

The Drinkable Book

Millions of people die each year from waterborne related disease. The Drinkable Book teaches safe water habits while its paper can be used as filter capable of killing 99% of bacteria responsible for diseases such as cholera, typhoid, and E.coli. To use the  book, you tear out a filter from a page and slip it into...
Northern Lighting

Northern Lighting

Northern Lighting has been manufacturing modern lighting to Europe and Asia for nearly a decade. This Norwegian company is known for its modern designs from sleek and elegant desk lamps to a sculptural moose head wall lamp. Their latest catalogue was designed and bound by a design studio started by Christian Bielke and Martin Yang Stousland...
Rachel Sussman

Rachel Sussman

The Oldest Living Things in the World is a project initiated by photographer Rachel Sussman who researched, traveled, and worked with biologists to find more than thirty species that was beyond two thousand years old. Sussman photographed these resilient organisms from lichens, shrubs, fungi, trees and corals found in the remotest places on earth. This project informs us...
Mugi Yamamoto

Mugi Yamamoto

Stack is a diploma project by Industrial Designer Mugi Yamamoto who disassembled several printers to come up with a compact design. This simplified inkjet printer is placed on top of a pile of paper and automatically fed into the printer, minimizing the space for bulky printers. Yamamoto is based in Switzerland.
Edition 2

Edition 2

David Bennett of Visuelle recently announced Edition 2, a second publication of works from artists featured on their site on 2013.
Evolution Door

Evolution Door

Austrian artist Klemens Torggler has reinvented the mechanics of a traditional door, without fixed hinges and a doorknob, he’s created a non-obtrusive entryway design called Evolution Door or flip panel door. Made of wood, steel, or glass this functional door appears to be more of a sculptural piece, which folds seamlessly like rotating origami squares and works...
Closed Cities

Closed Cities

There has been a handful of cities around the globe that were blocked off from maps until this last century. Private residential areas, quarries, and plantations from Qatar, Algeria, Chile, Siberia, and Argentina all cast traces of occupied settlements or a once progressing community but are now in decline due to limited resources or political...
Drone Sans

Drone Sans

Drone Sans is a type study by Henrik Ellersgaard. This typeface includes display font and a few characters readily used for logotypes. The modern type is reminiscent of avant garde with topographic and nautical characters. Ellersgaard is from Denmark and currently working in New York.
Kory Westerhold

Kory Westerhold

Kory Westerhold is an art director and designer with an impressive clientele list. Westerhold also keeps a blog for his photographs of the city and some breathtaking shots of landscapes.
Rock Paper Scissors

Rock Paper Scissors

Rock Paper Scissors is a game made by Moritz Schell and Frederic Seybicke of weAREmedienkuenstler of Bauhaus University Weimar. Rock Paper Scissors is a game played between two computers. Like in the classic game, each computer runs its own random algorithm, choosing one of the three possible items. Connected by an ethernet cable, each computer plays its hand –...
Atem

Atem

  ATEM came to fruition in 2012 in the studio of Nelson Abulencia in Hamburg, Germany. Atem or breath in german is indeed a refreshing view on how it perceives its merchandise, as contemporary timeless classic pieces made with durable materials crafted into functional design with a sense of tactile simplicity. Art direction was designed by HelloMe. Their merch...
Inwear

Inwear

Homework created this handsome brand paper goods and campaigns for european brand Inwear. Homework specializes in brand identity mainly in fashion, design, and luxury goods, they are based in Denmark.  
This is Paper Inaugural Issue

This is Paper Inaugural Issue

I have long been a reader of ThisisPaper, a site filled with wonderfully curated stories and now they are publishing their first printed magazine: Inaugural Issue, a more tactile creation containing stories. However, to move the publication forward, this ad-free magazine needs to gain at least 250 orders to cover the expenses. To learn more...
Editions of 100

Editions of 100

Editions of 100 has recently launched their new website. Along with the new joint affiliation between Greig Anderson and Daniel Freytag, also founder of Editions of 100, there have been new prints produced now available on their site. They’ve also included free homescreen wallpapers free for grabs through ‘Pay with a Tweet’ on their site....
Passport

Passport

A contemporary yet classic approach to their brand Passport, an independent design bureau of Jonathan Finch and Rosalind Stoughton, chose its identity to reflect culture and international design that influenced their practice.
Cereal Magazine

Cereal Magazine

London based quarterly magazine Cereal has its fourth volume available on their newly redesigned site. Read a few articles from their latest issue.
Jewish International Film Festival

Jewish International Film Festival

A colorful and diverse approach to the 2012 Jewish International Film Festival by Studio Round. The aim was to reposition the festival as a contemporary, forward-thinking selection of international Jewish films, and move it away from its stereotypes. The concept was centred around the idea of different worlds colliding, the contemporary and traditional, and the...
Tasaki

Tasaki

Besotted by this typeface created by Kontrapunkt for the identity of jewelry brand Tasaki based on traditional Japanese brush calligraphy. Kontrapunkt won a bronze award for its packaging design. We developed a custom Tasaki typeface for their logomark and overall communication. The logotype has a classic serif look with details such as a soft feminine...
Hyperkit

Hyperkit

Hyperkit is a design studio started by husband and wife team Kate Sclater and Tim Balaam in 2001. The studio holds an impressive collateral of work mainly in visual identity, and print and publication. Authenticity has always been at the heart of our approach. Clients come from a wide range of sectors and are typically...
Sample

Sample

Pale ale Australian beer Sample was inspired by classic and experimental recipes that brings diverse taste from each brewed batch. Aware of the saturated market on beverage packaging, Longton worked on their brand with a minimal and clean approach. Sample is a new concept in the boutique beer market and required a well thought out brand...