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Ikawa

Ikawa

A nifty contemporary coffee roaster Ikawa, which means coffee in Kirundi, and first digital micro-roaster is now available. With the success of founders Andrew Stordy and Rombout Frieling’s kickstarter campaign, roasting your own coffee beans is made possible, enabling you to adjust the temperature, air flow, and roast duration to experiment and bring...
Black Optical

Black Optical

Black Optical launched their fall campaign harking to Cecil Beaton’s work. Black Optical is an eyewear retailer hailing from Tulsa, Oklahoma that carries a fine collection of optical and sunglasses.
Rama Knight

Rama Knight

Rama Knight‘s photographs captured my imaginings from the Arabian desert and volcanic terrains to architectural libraries, and a busy mediterranean port city Alexandria bustling with locals and tourists. Knight is based in London and Copenhagen.
Nouvelle Administration

Nouvelle Administration

Montréal based graphic design studio Nouvelle Administration crafted a brand for Objets Mécaniques that contemplates its carefully handmade lifestyle products. Their simple and contemporary identity and collaterals reflect the company’s slow design laboratory approach produced with reclaimed materials in modern design.  
Building Block

Building Block

The intent of each product is to clear away conventional standards of luxury by magnifying what is essential and editing out excess. Through the exploration of materials and forms, Building Block suggests a minimalist alternative to accessories, finding continual inspiration in returning to square one. Building Block is a multi-medium...
Faculty Department

Faculty Department

Faculty Department‘s long awaited inaugural issue is now available in their site and in selected shops. This book is a collection of stories from the travels of photographer Justin Chung that explores the intimate process between an artist and inspiration from daily living. Stories from thirteen individuals who share their passion...
The Bloke Chair

The Bloke Chair

The Bloke Chair is a charity project by Toko. The chair was designed for the single bloke in mind, designers came together to create a reinterpretation of Hans J. Wegner’s ‘CH 33’ chair, bringing a unique combination of 14 Australian and New Zealand icons and an awareness of 14 charities. This event is set...
Laura Pannack

Laura Pannack

British photographer Laura Pannack explores her relationship with the subjects and documents her intimate understanding through honest portraiture. She is a firm believer that “time, trust and understanding is the key to portraying subjects truthfully”, and as such, many of her projects develop over several years. Her particular approach allows a...
Wai Lin Tse

Wai Lin Tse

Wai Lin Tse‘s photographs reflect a keen interest in color and pattern, especially on colorful interiors and fabrics. Lin Tse is based in Barcelona and Stockholm.
Fogo Island

Fogo Island

Situated on the eastern island of Newfoundland, Canada is Fogo Island seemingly forgotten through time, until The Shorefast Foundation and Fogo Island Arts Corporation commissioned Saunders Architecture to build studios around the island for artists. Modern cubelike structures are perched on remote spots on the island with the most gorgeous...
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...
Pantograph

Pantograph

  Three beautiful utilitarian typefaces from StudioMakgill, available through Colophon.
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Ikawa

Ikawa

A nifty contemporary coffee roaster Ikawa, which means coffee in Kirundi, and first digital micro-roaster is now available. With the success of founders Andrew Stordy and Rombout Frieling’s kickstarter campaign, roasting your own coffee beans is made possible, enabling you to adjust the temperature, air flow, and roast duration to experiment and bring out the best flavor of...
Paul Giles

Paul Giles

This wire frame text called Eighth Halo makes for a curious type from the creative mind of Paul Giles.
Adé

Adé

Australian online retail store Adé launched their summer collection and identity turning heads amongst designers. New Zealand based studio Sorbet made their minimal and stylish book, stationery and invites complimenting the modern apartment living sentiment of the shop.
MINNA

MINNA

MINNA is a Brooklyn based textile studio created by artist Sara Berks. Also a graphic designer prior to starting her craft, Berks shows a distinct ability in fusing texture with geometric symmetry and serene palette that resonates distant landscapes. Her handcrafted pieces are available on her online website.
Black Optical

Black Optical

Black Optical launched their fall campaign harking to Cecil Beaton’s work. Black Optical is an eyewear retailer hailing from Tulsa, Oklahoma that carries a fine collection of optical and sunglasses.
My Guide To

My Guide To

New addition to David Ehrenstråhle‘s collection of My Guide To city posters. Available in 58 x 100 and 41 x 70.
Studio Arrc

Studio Arrc

Austrian design agency Moodley produced a brand identity for Australian designer Sophie Carr’s company Studio Arrc.
A Panzer

A Panzer

A nice and clean corporate identity designed for an architectural studio A Panzer, founded by Anne Katharina Schulze and Tim Panzer, both graduates of RWTH Aachen University. Creative studio YAGWD based in Münster, Germany. The name is an abbreviation of you always get what you deserve, whose approach to design is to create unique and unconventional design solutions...
Frederik Vercruysse

Frederik Vercruysse

   Antwerp based photographer Frederik Vercruysse has a keen eye for texture and light, subtle light that we often aspire in our own space. Vercruysse photographs mainly still life shots but has an extensive portfolio from studio spaces, landscapes, fashion, interior and architecture for lifestyle editorials.  
Philippe Halsman

Philippe Halsman

Latvian American photographer Philippe Halsman is known for his photographs of celebrities. In the fifties he was commissioned by a television network to photograph actors which gave him an opportunity to create his jump series. Halsman was interested in capturing the candid side of the jumper who is more engaged in the act of jumping rather than their...
Ginger

Ginger

     Type foundry F37 released their font design with a new take on the Swiss modern type Ginger. It is sold exclusively at Hype For Type and an embossed orange specimen book also available, each edition hand numbered. Designed in a modernist Swiss style but with a contemporary geometrical twist, F37 Ginger is based on...
Rama Knight

Rama Knight

Rama Knight‘s photographs captured my imaginings from the Arabian desert and volcanic terrains to architectural libraries, and a busy mediterranean port city Alexandria bustling with locals and tourists. Knight is based in London and Copenhagen.
The Pressery

The Pressery

The Pressery has become immensely popular among the brits because of its unsweetened flavor and for its nutritional value. This cold press almond milk is extracted without heat, keeping all the nutrients intact. It is rich in protein, fiber, calcium, minerals, and antioxidants that helps with the immune system, it is naturally sweetened, no artificial...
Mykita

Mykita

MYKITA is an eyewear company based in Berlin where traditional craftsmanship is merged with the technologically advanced engineering. Mykita is also known for its innovative  contemporary frames and minimal aesthetic using no screws on its hinges. The company has also won various design awards over the years for their ingenuity.  
Pencil Post

Pencil Post

Pencil Post is a rather nifty editorial newspaper from Pencil Agency specializing in couture content creation with stories, creative layouts and maps for their clients. The first issue is filled with an insider’s guide to London’s Soho shops and restaurants. Pencil is a creative agency based in London creating bespoke content for their clients.  ...
Abarrotes Delirio

Abarrotes Delirio

Savvy Studio delivers yet again a handsome brand identity for a gourmet bakery and coffee shop Abarrotes Delirio in Mexico. The corner shop wanted to convey the local street food but packaged in simple and practical design that attracts consumer with diversified taste. Our objective was to communicate Abarrotes Delirio’s philosophy, based on practicality, simplicity and on the...
Wang Zhi-Hong

Wang Zhi-Hong

Graphic Designer Wang Zhi-Hong is known for his stunning book cover designs. Zhi-Hong was born in Taipei and graduated in the Department of Advertisement Design at Fu-Hsin Trade and Arts School. He started his own studio and in 2008 he began collaborating with trade publishers in launching translated titles on art and design. His beautiful designs caught many...
Nouvelle Administration

Nouvelle Administration

Montréal based graphic design studio Nouvelle Administration crafted a brand for Objets Mécaniques that contemplates its carefully handmade lifestyle products. Their simple and contemporary identity and collaterals reflect the company’s slow design laboratory approach produced with reclaimed materials in modern design.  
Christian Neuenschwander

Christian Neuenschwander

Christian Neuenschwander‘s collection of photographs on his photo blog takes you to places that are often remote, meet interesting people, and at times an encounter with strange things.  
Foldwork

Foldwork

Berlin based Studio Berg simply aims to question the orthodox appearance of lifestyle products through design and artistic approaches. Foldwork is an exemplar model of this conception taking an ordinary clothing rack into a decorative piece. This product was developed by Friederike Delius for her diploma with the concept of bringing a household product into the living space without compromise of...